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ROUSES POINT | The county’s three villages, Champlain, Dannemora and Rouses Point, will hold elections March 19. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has set a special election for April 23. Read more

The Sun

Dan Alexander’s column in the Feb. 2 issue of The Sun brought back memories of an interview that Walter Cronkite had with Anwar Sadat. Read more

Letters to the Editor

CHESTER | Following his first-ever stint in politics as town of Chester supervisor, Craig Leggett announced Feb. 10 that he is seeking re-election to a second four-year term. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Sue Scott, Salisbury’s town clerk, reported that she and other town clerks are aware of the Victory case. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | When someone calls another person a “racist,” as Sen. Bernie Sanders did of President Donald Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is it considered defamatory speech? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | When it comes to “policing” absentee ballots, often the means by where voter fraud can occur, Webster stressed that there’s confusion about absentee voting because of the many differences between the voting laws of various states. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | It has been one year since a Vermont Superior Court ruling removed 13 percent of the town of Victory’s voters from the Northeast Kingdom community’s voting list. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | After serving on the Clinton County Legislature for more than seven years, former Minority Leader Dr. Jonathan Beach (R-Area 2) said he intends to resign on Tuesday. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kari Ratliff, who works as motor vehicle supervisor at the Essex County Department of Motor Vehicles, is running for Essex County clerk. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Robert Blais, who has presided over the village for nearly 48 years, is running for re-election March 19 alongside trustees John Earl and Ray Perry. Read more

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WESTPORT | Nineteen residents of the newly formed Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport school district are seeking one of seven seats on the new school board. Read more

The Sun

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For nearly 40 years, I’ve heard presidents, senators as well as congressmen and congresswomen from both sides of the aisle talk about the border crisis and the need to reform our immigration system. Read more

Guest Columnists

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LAKE GEORGE | While a number of highway employees of towns surrounding Lake George have taken steps to reduce the use of road salt in an effort to reduce lakewater pollution, the procedures have not been standardized or fully documented. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It was last summer when Dale Dowdle could’ve been seen outside of City Hall, brush in hand with a can of wood stain on the ground, retouching the doors of the 101-year-old building as the afternoon slipped into the... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Fire Chief Matthew Watts will leave his post Jan.1 after he was defeated in a membership election this month by challenger Jason Parent. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, we asked Addison County Sen. Chris Bray (D) about the upcoming legislative session in Montpelier. This week, we talk with the first of two Rutland County and Addison County Republicans about their perspectives. Read more

The Vermont Eagle