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I had applied for a job with the Census last fall and got the job, but found out how messed up they were when I resigned. Now we find that the state is just as bad, or worse. This article in the Sun tells a story that has an open ending. The point be Read more

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Each week as I sit down in front of the computer screen to offer some perspective on current affairs, my goal is twofold. From this simple businessman’s perch, I hope to offer an optimistic approach to the future and try to give readers something to Read more

Guest Columnists

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VERGENNES | New Vergennes City Manager Daniel Hofman is getting down to business at city hall in the Little City. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The start of the new year provides an opportunity to reflect and set out our intentions for the months ahead. This year, I am asking all Legislators to join me in committing to protect and expand access for Vermonters who are seeking access to public Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump: “Today, the impeachment charade started by Speaker Pelosi, abused by Adam Schiff, and finished by Leader McConnell has f Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Last month, just as Senate Republicans voted to blindfold the Senate from key witnesses and evidence during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Trump, even more damaging bits and pieces of his illegal Ukraine aid freeze spi Read more

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | Several Vermont lawmakers and community leaders are expressing concerns that harsh state policies, rules, and regulations continue to negatively affect the lives and livelihoods of lower-income Vermonters. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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When was the last time you saw a commercial promoting milk? The only ones I have seen are the phony California cows on pasture adds. We have reached a point where the milk supply exceeds the demand. Read more

Community Columnists

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WARREN COUNTY | Warren County is in solid financial shape — a trend developing over recent years which is expected to continue, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Ron Conover told county leaders at their Dec. 20 meeting. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Albany Stratton V.A. Medical Center (VAMC) is teaming up with STG International, Inc. (STGi) to build a new clinic in Plattsburgh. Read more

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Assemblyman to face Clinton County treasurer Read more

The Sun

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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

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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

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PORT HENRY | As the iron industry faded, the Witherbee Sherman & Co, headquarters was ceded to the Town of Moriah, which today uses it as its town hall, which by law must be accessible to its citizens. Read more

The Sun

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

The Sun

Without a doubt this last week has been deeply uncomfortable for anyone watching the Intelligence committee’s hearing in Congress. Read more

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Tax

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | Local citizens interested in the future of the Warrensburg hamlet’s character and ambiance should attend a special meeting of the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the town hall, according to various Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Eight students from Tri-Lakes regional high schools are participating in the Adirondack Education Center’s New Vision Health Careers curriculum at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake this year. Read more

News Briefs - New York

  • 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.