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MIDDLEBURY | Skilled workforce shortages plague the construction industry, with Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing 379,000 vacant jobs in the sector nationally. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE | Twenty businesses in and around Schroon Lake will join other communities this week celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Susan Palisano. Read more

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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

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MONTPELIER | A new study by the website WalletHub shows that Vermont has a double-edged sword when it comes to job creation and unemployment. Read more

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A nation’s wealth has always come from having products to build and sell. That holds true in small communities and cities across the country. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Runnings, a Midwest farm, outdoor and home goods chain, will be opening up shop in Plattsburgh this fall. Read more

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CROWN POINT | One of the first things students want to hear about when Dr. John Fortune walks into their classroom is his most shocking cases as a trauma surgeon. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh intends to phase out its special events coordinator position in favor of a volunteer committee model. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh University Police (UP) Lt. Jessica Facteau knew when she arrived at SUNY Plattsburgh six years ago that she wanted some kind of student-UP connection beyond that of law enforcement. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A recent report by the personal finance website WalletHub.com, shows the Burlington and South Burlington area are among the communities mentioned in a national jobs survey. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has waived application fees for civil service positions. Read more

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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

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CHESTERTOWN | Citizens of the town of Chester would like to see their downtown thriving with a variety of businesses that offer good-paying full-time jobs, according to a recent survey. Read more

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Many Vermonters are not benefiting from the state’s economic growth. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It was last summer when Dale Dowdle could’ve been seen outside of City Hall, brush in hand with a can of wood stain on the ground, retouching the doors of the 101-year-old building as the afternoon slipped into the... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | For most Vermonters, it’s clear that the state relies heavily on tourism to help add needed money in local coffers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County Attorney James Coffey has stepped down from his post. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

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The leader of the new, veto-proof supermajority Vermont House Democratic caucus predicts the Legislature will seek action on three bills Gov. Phil Scott has opposed: Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local entrepreneur has designed a mechanism that may be able to capture wasted heat from cryptocurrency mining rigs and funnel it where it could prove useful — commercial and municipal buildings. Read more

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