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BURLINGTON | The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne to respond to an outbreak... more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | North Country Community College (NCCC) will use an $18,800 grant to help go tobacco-free on all three of its campuses — Malone, Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga — by 2020. more

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America’s convoluted payment/insurance system is why our per capita healthcare costs far exceed any other developed country, with worse health outcomes. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. more

The Sun

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The first case of the flu this season was reported in Clinton County last week, and health officials are again imploring residents to get vaccinated. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Home health appears to be taking off in Essex County. more

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TICONDEROGA | Three years out of college, Eain Tierney had an engineering degree under his belt and was already earning wide acclaim as an upscale woodworker, a business he entered with his father, Scott. more

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October is breast cancer awareness month. more

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WESTPORT | Squad seeking ideas for sustainability more

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TICONDEROGA | The Garrison Gym, a new 24-7 gym geared towards individuals of all fitness levels and interests opened in Ticonderoga on Sept. 29 more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. more

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TICONDEROGA | Substance dependency is an issue many would rather not mention in polite company, which, prevention workers say, is among the reasons it is such a hard problem to fight. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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SHOREHAM  – Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR), including centers in Brandon and Shoreham, went tobacco free this summer, according to a news statement by CHCRR officials. more

The Vermont Eagle

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The fifth annual Grassroot Soccer Tournament is slated to take place at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | New York’s Public Health Works honored Susan Lopez Allot, director of Essex County Public Health Unit (PHU), as a member of the statewide 2018 Honor Roll. more

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Of the nearly 1,500 calls in 2015-2016 to Vermont’s Emergency Medical Services to aid in a fall incident, 8 out of 10 involved people who were 65 years of age or older. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 3–7 p.m. more

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