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THURMAN | The 12th-annual Thurman Barn Party & Auction held by Roy and Jamiee Ross raised a substantial sum Oct. 12 to help the family of a prominent area resident who is dealing with a serious illness. Read more

The Sun

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

Letters to the Editor

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

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | A disturbing spike in health care costs has prompted Ticonderoga Central Schools to call on employees to be smart consumers when buying medicine or being treated for an illness. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Any equestrian will tell you that horses aren’t all fun and games. Read more

The Sun

As we celebrate Black History Month this year, one of our goals was to change the history of African-Americans like my father enduring needless suffering when we die because we don’t prepare for the inevitable end of life. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Vermont Department of Health officials, flu has hit Addison and Rutland counties. However, it is reported to be widespread across the state. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Though never easy, as a veteran hospice nurse I know that the most peaceful and comfortable of deaths may be the benefit of an early admission to hospice. Read more

Letters to the Editor

LONG LAKE | The public is invited to attend a single payer town hall event on Monday, Sept. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Hall. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — It didn’t take long for this reporter to discover just how bad of a tick season the spring of 2017 is turning into—a few hours spent raking out last year’s autumn leaves from the garden bed last weekend revealed numerous ticks. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I’ve assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Read more

Letters to the Editor