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CASTLETON | With the renewed national emphasis on encouraging schools and students to improve and enhance their math and science skills, a new program in Vermont will help make area students more competitive locally, nationally and globally. more

The Vermont Eagle

Dec. 4 marked a historic day for the Westport Central School District and community at large. more

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TICONDEROGA | George Santayana might have been correct when he warned that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, but the Spanish philosopher was also being a bit of a sourpuss. more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | This past summer, Declan Valentine, of Moriah Central School, joined middle school students from across the nation to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | High school seniors will have a chance to win scholarships through the TCT Federal Credit Union (TCTFCU). more

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SCHROON LAKE | In a developing island nation a thousand miles from home, Schroon Lake speech-language pathologist Jeanette Weber noticed some striking differences, of course, but also some striking similarities. more

The Sun


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TICONDEROGA | When a group of Ticonderoga students were preparing a video project for Kari Trudeau’s French class, they noticed some TV monitors in the audio-visual room that had no apparent purpose. more

The Sun


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WESTPORT | A new report from a Westport Central School task force presents a bleak forecast for the district’s future. more

The Sun


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BURLINGTON | A new innovation exhibit featuring virtual experiences and hands-on interactive displays has opened at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain on the Burlington waterfront. more

The Vermont Eagle


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TICONDEROGA | With the assistance of a $3,000 grant from the Pearsall Foundation, the Ticonderoga Festival Guild will present two special programs to local schools this winter that will be both educational and entertaining. more

The Sun

On Dec. 4, we will have a rare opportunity to vote for a merger between the Westport and the Elizabethtown-Lewis school districts. more

Letters to the Editor


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Should Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School merge? more



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ELIZABETHTOWN | Forum discussion Monday night brought expertise and insight to ongoing merger review for Westport Central School (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) communities. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Giving, thanks and kindness were words to talk about during Early Bridges reading class last week. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. more

The Sun

SCHROON LAKE | The Continuing Education Program will be available to residents for the fourth year during the fall and winter semesters at Schroon Lake Central School. more

The Sun


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MIDDLEBURY | The Rotary Club of Middlebury is now accepting applications for its youth exchange programs for the 2019-2020 year. more

The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | For the fifth year running, students in Jackson Burnham’s Engineering Design program at Hannaford Career Center launched in the Otter Creek wooden boats they had built in class. more

The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN | The bronze plaque in the front hallway at Keeseville Elementary has a dark patina, burnished deep brown by time. more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School District has been awarded a $10,000 grant from International Paper Foundation for the installation of barricade locks that make classrooms more secure in the event of an intruder. more

The Sun

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  • 4-H Club Jamboree winners: Clayton Fenton (honorable mention); Anna Cassidy (bronze), Madeline Chairvolotti (silver), and Nigel Waring (gold). (Photo by Lisa Muzzey)

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    Missy Foote (Middlebury College photo)

  • A bond slatted to pay for renovations at Charlotte Central School is less expensive than originally thought. (Image courtesy CCS)

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    Clinton County Historical Association

    Pictured above is a few of 14 duplexes built to house army officers and their families. They housed some very well known leaders in America’s military history including Leonard Wood, Douglas MacArthur, Johnathan Wainwright, Mark Clark, George Marshall and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

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