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ADDISON | Seven Vermont state-owned historic sites opened their doors for the 2019 season. This collection of sites offers 80 historic structures along with over 1,000 acres of forest and farmland. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | For the fifth year running, students in Jackson Burnham’s Engineering Design program at Hannaford Career Center launched in the Otter Creek wooden boats they had built in class. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) said she doesn’t have all the solutions to cure the ills afflicting Washington. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Soil & Water Conservation District will see a change in leadership at the end of September with the retirement of Director Dave Reckahn. Read more

The Sun

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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The recent North Country Algal Blooms Summit in Ticonderoga was part of a $65 million initiative to understand and prevent the growth of summer algae blooms. Read more

The Sun

Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... Read more

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When it comes to our feathered friends, diversity abounds around Lake Champlain. Read more

Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hyper-partisanship appears to be the new normal as the U.S. seems more divided than ever, a measure fueled by a bombastic president who relishes in upending all political conventions. Read more

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Vermont Watchdog

As you go about your day, it’s likely you pass a farm – or two or more – along the way. Hidden in hamlets and stretched out in the valleys, Vermont’s farms are part of our daily lives. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program hosted the signing of the Opportunities for Action Plan for the lake at the Champlain Lighthouse here. Read more

The Sun

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WILLSBORO — Willsboro and Essex are business-friendly, and would love to have you. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE — Faced with a request for village peace officers to have wi-fi Internet access, village trustees decided April 17 to restrict wifi access to the village’s patrol officers by using restricted passwords. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT – Dee and Bob Carroll have been named Westport’s 2016 Citizens of the Year. Read more

The Sun

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CROWN POINT – Answer some riddles, follow a quest map, and poke around the Champlain Bridge to win a commemorative coin. Read more

The Sun

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CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central School is celebrating its Outdoor Education Program’s 50th anniversary. Read more

The Sun

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WADHAMS — Since taking office in January, the town’s new chief executive has hit the ground running. Read more

The Sun

On the morning of Sept. 11, 1814, about 750 soldiers manned the still standing Fort Brown with large pieces of artillery behind a line of sharpened sticks. Read more

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