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For the past several years, I’ve focused both my financial donations and volunteer efforts almost exclusively on the United Way for one reason: results. Read more

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ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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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CHESTERTOWN | A crowd of snowmobiling enthusiasts from all over the region will undoubtedly be enjoying a savory barbecue meal and musical entertainment as well as swapping tales about their winter expeditions this weekend... Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Play will be first local production in Strand Read more

The Sun

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LONG LAKE | The sixth annual Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Beach and will benefit Believe NNY Inc. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Polar Express came to town and helped brighten the lives of those in need Dec. 11, thanks to Emily Estes and the Teens for Marines program. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | With Lake George’s two municipalities poised to take over primary administrative responsibilities and funding of the Lake George Teen Center as of Jan. 1, the village board hosted its director Haley Pogonowski... Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Nate Boule scored a hat trick as the Plattsburgh High Hornets took down the Beekmantown Eagles, 7-1, in boys hockey while the community raised more than $3,000 for charity at Plattsburgh State’s Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena last Friday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Fermata Nowhere, a Stafford Middle School a cappella group is poised to compete in the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA), to be held in Danvers, Massachusetts in February. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Employees at Champlain National Bank have organized projects throughout Essex and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | “Be like Bobby”: That’s the call from organizers of the 2018 Gift-of-Life Marathon (GOLM) Blood Drive, who are urging local residents to emulate one of the event’s and community’s greatest volunteers, Rutland County resident Bobby Poquette. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | She’s back at it again. Read more

The Sun

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BURLINGTON | Chef Shawn Calley, the executive chef of the Burlington Country Club, was named the Culinary Cup Champion for his smoked chicken stuffed with apples, goat cheese and sage. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | The Royal Winter Pageant will be held Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ticonderoga High School Auditorium. Read more

The Sun

The Pleasant Valley Chorale presents a program of multi-cultural holiday songs entitled “Holidays around the World” this weekend. Read more

Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | The Castleton men’s hockey team hosted a pair of weekend events with the 12th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Night last week followed by the eighth annual Teddy Bear Toss at Spartan Arena. Read more

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WEST CHAZY | The big guy in red will land in the North Country this month. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s annual holiday parade and tree lighting returns for a fourth year this Saturday. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Citizens of northern Warren County will be kicking off the holiday season with traditional small-town spirit this next Tuesday, as the town’s Christmas tree is lit up, carols are sung and people socialize... Read more

The Sun

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    LEMONAIDES — Young volunteers Jamisyn Baker, Sophia Tedesco, Maguire Baker, and Jaryn Mazzariello-Peer crewed a lemonade stand last week to help raise money, with the Southwestern Council On Aging, for the 2015 Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s. Members of the Rutland City Fire Department stopped by to show their support and purchase some hirst-quenching lemonade. The Rutland Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, Sept, 12, in Main Street Park located along U.S. Route 7. For details, contact Heather L Baker at 802-786-5990 or hbaker@svcoa.net.

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    The Rutland County Women’s Shelter provides advocacy and shelter for women experiencing domestic and sexual violence. Pictured: HopeLine’s grant of $10,000 to the Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter to replace a washer and dryer in the shelter and an additional set of appliances.

  • The Ticonderoga Fire Department Auxilary basket party on Monday, Aug. 3, is expected to a draw a big crowd to the Ticonderoga firehouse. Money raised goes to benefit the fire department.

  • Internationally acclaimed painter Cate Mandigo will be holding a show and sale on two Wednesdays — July 29 and Aug. 5 at the Helpers Fund office in Chestertown — with half of the proceeds going to the charity. Her paintings and prints will be deeply discounted as a way to give back to the community, she said. The Helpers Fund office is located across state Rte. 9 from the Chester Municipal Center. Photo provided

  • The Strand Theatre is closely approaching complete restoration because of hard work and dedication from the Strand Center for the Arts, volunteers and people who donated.

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    Brownie smile - Val Goff shares a smile with Edie Jane Goff who just had her face painted. The duo attended the Have-A-Heart fundraiser at the Elizabethtown Fish & Game Club on Friday, July 24 which benefitted Westport student Connor Martin.

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