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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Civility and honest introspection took center stage last Tuesday at a merger forum to discuss whether Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central schools should form a new, centralized school district. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has moved from having “no designation” of fiscal stress to being “susceptible to fiscal stress,” according to a new report from the state Comptroller’s Office. more

The Sun

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In 2015, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the largest and most ambitious state-led broadband program in the nation. more

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PLATTSBURGH | President Trump, who has long griped against unfair trade deals, got his proposed trade war last week when his administration imposed tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products. more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | Construction has begun on the Adirondack Welcome Center along the Adirondack Northway (I-87) in Queensbury, Warren County. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | A new Asian import has arrived in Vermont and it isn’t another copycat automobile. This time, it’s a tiny destructive insect, known as the Emerald ash borer. more

The Vermont Eagle

WARRENSBURG | A 2009 graduate of the Warrensburg Central is returning on March 5 to hold a free seminar on financial literacy as a public service to local residents. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | New Yorkers gained a new safety net on Jan. 1. more

The Sun

As the Vermont State Legislature plans its agenda for the 2018 session, our elected leaders might consider addressing some of the issues highlighted by the business magazine, Forbes, regarding our economic situation. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga, a new alcohol distillery and the Star Trek Original Series Set Tour are recipients of more than $3 million in state economic development awards. more

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Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

The Vermont Eagle

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CASTLETON | Castleton University is investing roughly $3.6 million in a renovation and modernization project to its Jeffords Science Center. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | House Republicans rolled out their tax reform plan last week. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Despite all the gloom and doom surrounding the City of Plattsburgh’s finances, the city is ending the year without one dubious distinction: more

The Sun

Last week I noted that a number of Nobel Prize in Economics winners of late have studied something called behavioral economics. Many economists find that very disturbing. more

Guest Columnists

This week the Nobel Committee awarded its Nobel Prize in Economics to Richard Thaler, a behavioral economist. more

Guest Columnists

Jefferson County is the second most rapidly shrinking county in the nation. And, Syracuse, one of our state’s grand cities, is considering collapsing into Onondaga County. It isn’t easy to maintain cities and counties in rural New York... more

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MORIAH – A fundraising breakfast will bring in money to put on the Port Henry-Moriah Labor Day celebration. more

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