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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Upward Bound program received $80,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance student experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | There’s nothing funny about catastrophic bridge failure. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Town of Elizabethtown is poised to move forward on a long-delayed project to construct a wastewater treatment system. Read more

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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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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): Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

The Sun

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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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - Jim Gish, Middlebury’s rail-bridge construction project community liaison, met with students at the Bridge School recently, where the study of bridges is part of the curriculum. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central School got a rare opportunity last week to work alongside a renowned trauma surgeon. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s formal budget sessions kicked off last week, tension bubbling over in the first hour. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Every summer, Middlebury Union Middle School learn the art of cooperation while gaining practical skills in a range of scored activities. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Two former managers of now-abolished departments filed claims against the City of Plattsburgh seeking longevity pay — and won. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Kids can be anything they want to be when they grow up. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard recently authorized Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay to sign an engineering services agreement with Dufresne Group for the preparation of a water model and calibration report for the Middlebury water system... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Efforts to preserve, promote and protect Lake George are the focus of 10 of the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards announced Dec. 13 by Gov. Cuomo. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Many budding engineers showed up to build and crush balsa wood bridges in the 10th-annual Ticonderoga Bridge Building Contest. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh released a request for qualifications (RFQ) this month seeking help with property repair projects awarded money through the new Downtown Grant Program (DGP). Read more

The Sun