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ALBANY | State Senator Betty Little has introduced legislation proposing to make daylight savings time (DST) permanent in New York State, which would mean more hours of late-day sunlight year-round. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Tax Help

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TICONDEROGA | Free tax-return preparation services sponsored by the AARP is kicking off its 15th year in Ticonderoga, Hague and Bolton Landing. The service is available to anyone, regardless of age or income. Read more

The Sun

As we kick off 2020, I wanted to update you on the important work that my Congressional office has been able to accomplish on your behalf over the past year. Read more

Guest Columnists

Elise Stefanik

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Stefanik is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan Bill’s Promise Act, legislation that would direct the GAO to conduct a comprehensive assessment of how individuals on pretrial release are monitored at federal, state, and... Read more

The Sun

Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Gerald “Gerry” Morrow

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CHESTERFIELD | With a new year underway, and many new elected faces the Essex County Board of Supervisors, one long-time leader, Gerry Morrow, has closed a chapter here after 34 years in office. Read more

The Sun

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We all know how difficult it can be to decipher which electric companies and plans are most cost-efficient. It’s vital that North Country families are informed and know how to carefully shop for the best rates, and make smart financial decisions. Read more

Guest Columnists

You may recall a news story, which was widely reported in August, about a lawsuit brought by a woman who was the victim of a kidnapping and sexual assault involving suspect Everett Simpson. Read more

Editorials

Fema - Road Closed - Halloween Storm 2019

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. Read more

The Sun

Mount Inez Campbell and Runyon

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LEWIS | A mountain named Inez: It’s official. The U.S. Department of Interior, Board on Geographic Names (BGN) this morning approved a requested name change for Mount Discovery, renaming the peak Mount Inez. Read more

The Sun

UVM Crown Point Turkey

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CROWN POINT | It’s counterintuitive, but then again it’s not: You go to the doctor and he writes you a prescription for good food. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | A Texas man, who was accused of posing as a medical a doctor as a way to “medically inspect” a Middlebury College student, was convicted of a federal charge of possessing child pornography in Burlington last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Fort Ticonderoga stone wall

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded $465,000 through a highly competitive grant program for restoration of a defensive stonework on the north side of the fort. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

The Sun

Hemp

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. government’s interim final rule on growing commercial hemp (cannabis), establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, was announced on Oct. 31. Read more

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