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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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MIDDLEBURY | Recent, holiday season burglaries reported around Addison and Rutland counties has prompted a Vermont insurance organization to issue some welcome, free advice. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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With fewer than two weeks of the open enrollment period for health plans under the Affordable Care Act remaining, consumers nationwide are making critical health plan choices. Read more

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The midterm elections, which saw Democrats win the House and Republicans expand their Senate majority, will govern the details underpinning health care for at least the next two years. Read more



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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg’s 2019 preliminary budget calls for a 11.6 percent increase in the amount to be raised by taxes for the highway, general government, library and special district expenditures combined. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County budget planners might add six new school resource officers, or SROs, to the county sheriff office’s 2019 budget. Read 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. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. Read more

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Let’s create a society that benefits only really rich people. Read more

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Trump administration last week issued new insurance rules that will allow patients to purchase health care plans originally designed for short-term use. Read more

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The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A 2009 graduate of the Warrensburg Central is returning on March 5 to hold a free seminar on financial literacy as a public service to local residents. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over the years, lawyers Mark Schneider and Drew Palcsik have gotten calls about all sorts of things. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Representatives from health insurance providers and the healthcare industry were at the North Warren Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 11 to provide information on local healthcare options. Read more

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GLENS FALLS — The Northern New York Citizens for Better Health Care has organized a series of forums to discuss healthcare topics affecting New York residents, including the cost of prescription medicines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — While people are living longer, the state is facing a ticking time bomb when it comes to providing home care as Baby Boomers enter their twilight years. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The city’s ongoing health care standoff with retirees boiled over last week as a retiree recounted months of grief following insurance changes. Read more

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