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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad will be holding the first of two public forums on May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Congregational Church. Read more

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The generations before us built our communities from the ground up. Whether they founded the local businesses we know and love, helped us find our passion in the classroom or passed on immeasurable knowledge, we owe them a great debt of gratitude. Read more

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Walking through the Diamond Run Mall, I noticed a man wearing a black tee shirt with white lettering approaching me. Nearing each other,, heading in opposite directions, I could finally read the large lettering: “WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?” Read more

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A proposed Vermont Senate change to a House tax bill could make timber harvesting more expensive, with serious longterm impacts on Vermont forestland sustainability and the state’s $1.5 billion forestry products industry. Read more

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It’s ironic that, just weeks after firing journalists behind a broadcast critical of leftwing billionaire George Soros, the head of the U.S. government’s international media networks is proclaiming his support for press freedom. Read more

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On behalf of the entire staff here at The Sun, we join with all the daughters and sons wishing mom a beautiful day. Read more

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Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Compassion.” Read more

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The American Legislative Exchange Council just published its annual analysis of states’ economic outlooks, “Rich States, Poor States,” and, overall, they peg Vermont as 49th, or next to worst. Read more

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I am writing to express my concern about the future of Vermont gas. Read more

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Flying these days is always an adventure. Read more

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Just last week, the ‘smart money’ in Montpelier was saying the ‘tax and regulate’ marijuana legalization train couldn’t be stopped. No matter how many real-life problems were raised, the momentum was said to be unstoppable. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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One of the highlights of my job as a grazing specialist for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team is seeing how farmers adopt new practices and evolve with them over time. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Vermont House Transportation Committee is considerng a Senate bill to expand the annual registered vehicle inspection to include inspection of emissions or on-board diagnostic systems for all vehicles up to 10 years old. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces. Read more

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Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Rock on, George.” Read more

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Over the years, the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) in Pittsford estimates it has cared for or assisted over 113,000 animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and, in the early years, skunks, loons, fawns, goats and horses... Read more

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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry, and this column will wrap up the series as I explain why we approach newspapering from a different perspective. Read more

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Recently, the Vermont House passed a bill that raised taxes on the wrong people to support a worthy cause for, in large measure, the wrong reasons. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry and this column will continue along that same line. Read more

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