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TICONDEROGA | In an increasingly technological age, a personal touch can be a big deal. So on Tuesday, April 23, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will continue a nine-year tradition of hand delivering member plaques to its supporters. Read more

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The Vermont State Police (VSP), under pressure by anti-Israel groups, last November backed out of an all-expenses-paid counter-terrorism seminar last month in Israel. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg’s designation as a federal Opportunity Zone is expected to brighten the town’s long-term economic prospects, local officials said. Read more

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RUTLAND - Six local schools are part of a sweeping $31 million, seven-year GEAR UP grant awarded to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. from taxpayer funds. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. Read more

The Sun

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BALLSTON SPA | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has clinched a heavy-duty endorsement days before the midterm elections. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A staffing firm has asked the Essex County Board of Supervisors to weigh the feasibility of a direct bus line between Ticonderoga and Plattsburgh. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A meeting between Vermont education commissioners and Hannaford Career Center educators recently focused on a partnering effort called VT YouthWorks. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The #MeToo movement sweeping the nation has landed in Essex County, where all county employees must now undergo sexual harassment training. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors heard more about efforts to bring an EMT degree program to North Country Community College during its Dec. 5 monthly board meeting. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh will seek to ensure all employee sexual harassment training is up to date this year. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Trying to find a tradesman in the Adirondacks is getting to be more of a challenge than some residents would like. Read more

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BURLINGTON | Silicon Valley has one, so does Boston, New York and Los Angeles, as well as university campuses nationwide. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College (CCC) has announced a direct partnership with Clarkson University designed to further cement the bonds between the two schools and create a high-tech corridor between Potsdam and Plattsburgh. Read more

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“Vermonters have a proud tradition of military service,” according to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | One of the largest issues facing volunteer fire departments like South Plattsburgh is the retention and recruitment of volunteers, according to Fire Chief Tim Schwartz... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — The board of directors of the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation announced that it has elected Lois McClure as president emerita, Barbara Benedict as president and Rebecca Henry as vice president. Read more

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RUTLAND —  Mayor David Allaire said that good-paying jobs and economic development are on the top of his agenda for his first term serving in office at Rutland City Hall. Read more

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CHARLOTTE - Volunteer firefighters from Addison, Brattleboro, Charlotte, Cornwall, Ferrisburgh, Hinesburg, Monkton and Shelburne, as well as volunteer members of the Dresden F.D. in New York, spent May 6-7 at a live practice house fire. Read more

The Vermont Eagle