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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

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MIDDLEBURY | The majority party Democratic legislature has been gaining momentum during the early weeks of 2019 and tension is mounting as proposals vetoed by the Gov. Phil Scott (R) last year have a new life in a new year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | New England radio talk show host Hal Shurtleff, founder of Camp Constitution in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, visited Rutland on Feb. 12 to sound the alarm about Vermont’s threatened private-property rights. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The last time I touched on the national debt, we were only a mere $18.4 trillion in the hole. Last week, we passed $22 trillion. Read more

Guest Columnists

Going back to Lydon Baines Johnson — 53 years — there have been 25 years of Democrat presidents and 28 years of Republican presidents. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott  announced he appointed 103 Vermonters to state boards and commissions during the months of December and January, according to administration spokesperson Rebecca Kelley. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun 1 Comments

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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

After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

Editorials 1 Comments

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more

Editorials

I found Dan Alexander’s editorial “The times they are changing” (Jan. 26) quite interesting. Read more

Letters to the Editor

In the beginning of this great experiment called the United States of America, it was not a partnership like a marriage or even business partners, but... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The government shutdown is now over. Read more

The Sun

It is a sad state of affairs when defending our borders, the primary reason to have a government, and requiring potential new citizens to obey our laws and to come through our front door is called “party politics.” Read more

Letters to the Editor

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

Guest Columnists

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read is halfway through his first term. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

The Sun

  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pete Chagnon, a life-long Vermonter and proud U.S. Navy veteran, said the high cost of living in the state was a key factor in his decision to move to Maine instead of retiring his home state.

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    The Adirondack Park turned 40 this year. At their annual meeting on July 18, attendees said the political climate is markedly different than when the region’s leading environmental advocacy organization was launched in 1975. Pictured above: Executive Director William Janeway poses with former board chairs at the Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.

  • A bond slatted to pay for renovations at Charlotte Central School is less expensive than originally thought. (Image courtesy CCS)

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    At its recent meeting, the Middlebury Select Board authorized Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay to submit a grant application to the Addison County Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Advisory Committee.

  • North Country lawmakers are livid that Joyce Mitchell, who pled guilty to her role in the escape of two inmates from Clinton Correctional last month, will continue to receive her state pension.