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SHELBURNE | How does a school that consciously limits technology teach its students to use the internet? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Last week’s column on the status of the newspaper industry was devoted to the change in ownership from local to that of outside investment firms. This week, I’ll address the issue of online replacing the hometown newspaper. Read more

Guest Columnists

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There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, fast, reliable and affordable access to the internet is as much a necessity as electricity. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Two Warren County supervisors spent time in Washington, D.C., last week advocating for improved broadband and cell coverage — and boosted funding for ambulance services — in the rural areas of the county. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | Lack of internet connectivity has a huge impact on the lives of area residents, Laurie Arnheiter said this week as she announced an upcoming public broadband informational meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Within a few years, Lake George Village residents and visitors will be able to connect to public Wi-Fi to stream movies, connect to social media and browse the internet without relying on cellular service... Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Within a few years, Lake George Village residents and visitors will be able to connect to public Wi-Fi to stream movies, connect to social media and browse the internet without relying on cellular service... Read more

The Sun

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Scores of Frontier subscribers have reached out to the Sun over the past two years to detail concerns over sputtering broadband and phone service. Read more

Editorials

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Customers in the Adirondacks have long complained over spotty internet service. Read more

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ALBANY | Charter Spectrum will pay $174 million and refund customers $62 million in a settlement over claims it engaged in a “systematic scheme” to defraud and mislead internet subscribers. Read more

The Sun

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ATHOL | The Town of Thurman’s tax rate for 2019 is expected to increase by 3.4 percent, from $4.07 per $1,000 in assessed value this year to $4.21 per $1,000 next year. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | Frontier Communications has restored phone and internet service to the Minerva-Johnsburg area after interruptions earlier this month left some residents disconnected for as long as 10 days. 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

The Sun

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In 2015, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the largest and most ambitious state-led broadband program in the nation. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A nonprofit has stepped forward to serve as a conduit between local government and the state agency overseeing the broadband build-out effort. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community stakeholders and local lawmakers continue to be hungry for details on the state’s universal broadband program. Read more

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ESSEX | As the region continues to await universal high-speed internet, a local provider has been tapped by Microsoft to participate in their grant initiative to expand broadband. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The decision by state regulators to revoke Charter Communications’ merger approval with Time Warner has cast North Country broadband expansion efforts into uncertainty. Read more

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