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PLATTSBURGH | The minimum wage upstate hit $11.10 an hour last week, the latest increase in a series of gradual hikes. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | When Marsha Lapointe sat down with her First United Church Sunday School class to explain how they could help their fellows this Christmas season it was, as these things go, an easy sell. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Social Security Administration announced last week that cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) to beneficiaries will be 2.8 percent next year. Read more

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The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | Nearly 40,000 Vermonters receiving Social Security benefits will keep more of their income due to an income tax exemption. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Mother Nature will have her way. Read more

The Sun

The “Guest Viewpoint” in the March 10 Eagle needs an answer to try to bring to it some sensibility. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Remember 1984? It was a big year in Vermont and beyond. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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POTTERSVILLE | The  Pottersville Food Pantry opened Jan. 3 without a lot of customers, but with a supply of food items available for local residents. Read more

The Sun

As the Vermont State Legislature plans its agenda for the 2018 session, our elected leaders might consider addressing some of the issues highlighted by the business magazine, Forbes, regarding our economic situation. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN |The fourth school merger committee meeting last week focused on transportation systems at Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools. Read more

The Sun

As a lifelong Republican, I think current tax plans are misleadingly packaged as a tax cut for the poor and middle class. Read more

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Officials wary of scaling back plans Read more

The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Main Street Revitalization Committee sponsored a roundtable discussion last month to highlight energy efficiency programs available to local residents. Read more

The Sun

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A new economic profile of the North Country contains few surprises. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. Read more

The Sun

An article in Seven Days reminded us that back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A 14-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30. How’d we do? Read more

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MONTPELIER | Jake Perkinson, former investor and board member of a medical marijuana dispensary, has been named co-chair of the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE PLACID — National Grid wants to increase residential gas and electricity delivery rates by double-digits. Read more

The Sun

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