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MONTPELIER | Last month, the Vermont House approved S.23, the Minimum Wage bill, on a vote of 93-54. The current minimum wage in Vermont is $10.96 per hour. Under the new proposal, this would increase to $11.75 on Jan. 1, 2021, and then to $12.55 a y Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School seventh and eighth graders will be moved from the middle school to the high school next fall as the system seeks ways to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget woes. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Free tax-return preparation services sponsored by the AARP is kicking off its 15th year in Ticonderoga, Hague and Bolton Landing. The service is available to anyone, regardless of age or income. Read more

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Business Growth

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DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. Read more

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Plattsburgh Affordable-Housing

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PLATTSBURGH | The town of Plattsburgh had a groundbreaking of an upcoming affordable housing complex last month, Nov. 6. The complex, Atlas Heights, will be located off of New York Road, on the former airbase. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

The Sun

VERGENNES | John Graham Housing & Services candlelight vigil for the homeless Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Growth

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has pockets of growth, mainly in urban and semi-urban centers and Addison County is considered one of them. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | The Adirondack Park has performed better economically than the rest of rural America since the inception of the Adirondack Park Agency, according to a new study... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has authorized the formation of a new not-for-profit, the Lake City Land Bank Corporation. Read more

The Sun

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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

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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

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