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PLATTSBURGH | A local entrepreneur has designed a mechanism that may be able to capture wasted heat from cryptocurrency mining rigs and funnel it where it could prove useful — commercial and municipal buildings. more

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MIDDLEBURY | There’s natural gas and maybe even petroleum in them thar hills of Vermont. more

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After nearly a decade of paying down residents’ taxes with money from the town’s reserves, Schuyler Falls is running out of cash. more

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. more

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of the Greater Ticonderoga area who live in older mobile homes that are drafty or unsafe could potentially be eligible for a new house under a New York grant program that will be accepting applications this fall. more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a mission to force cleanup of abandoned and foreclosed properties in town, the Chester town board  is considering establishing a property maintenance ordinance. more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board will be considering a proposal from Hill Electric for a roughly $30,000 project to install LED lighting in Chester Town Hall. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Construction began two weeks ago with the excavation of a limited access road that will lead to a new solar-power array site... more

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RUTLAND TOWN | One of Rutland County’s largest solar array facilities is planned for agricultural land owned by Thomas Dairy property in 2018. more

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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. more

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KEENE VALLEY | The Keene Valley Library Association has won two major grant awards. more

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MIDDLEBURY | A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermonters have stayed warm during winter since the days native Abenaki people hunted the woods and streams of  the future Green Mountain State. more

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WARRENSBURG | Warren County was awarded a $43,000 grant that will be used for an engineering assessment of the condition of the Countryside Adult Home in Warrensburg. more

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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on Oct. 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. more

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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Main Street Revitalization Committee sponsored a roundtable discussion last month to highlight energy efficiency programs available to local residents. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. more

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BRISTOL | Bristol Village Cohousing, a 14-unit eco-village neighborhood near the town center is now complete more

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TICONDEROGA | Solarize Eastern Essex County is holding six seminars this fall to talk about its offerings. more

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