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MIDDLEBURY | Denecker Chevrolet of Middlebury, along with a group of 14 Chevrolet dealerships, gave a helping hand to Rutland resident, Stefanie Schaffer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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VERGENNES | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott last week joined local, state and federal partners to announce over $2.5 million in taxpayer-funded community development grants to nine communities in nine different counties throughout Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varrichio

RUTLAND | Conservative Vermonters alarmed by political and policy trends in the state gathered recently at an 802VT Alliance meeting, and attendees had no difficulty finding controversial issues to discuss. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | If you’re searching for an affordable place to live in Vermont, you may want to consider Rutland County. According the Rutland Regional Marketing Committee, the county has Vermont’s lowest home acquisition cost, as a percentage of median... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDEBURY | Officials of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation announced that Nico Brayton, a student at Middlebury Union High School (MUHS), received one of their organization’s prestigious, full-ride 2019 Coolidge Scholarship awards. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | On Saturday, June 8, starting at 10 a.m. Middlebury’s Sheldon Museum, will host landscape architect Theodore “Ted” Adams of Wagner Hodgson on a tour of the new Middlebury Town Park located within a block of the museum. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Tax season is behind us now and many late-filing Vermonters are receiving their tax refund checks this month. However, some Vermonters were surprised to pay what amounted to a hidden income tax in 2019. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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 | How does a busy Vermont state official manage to find time to write thoughtful, informative essays to be included in a book? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Back in its heyday, the Rutland Railroad was the King of Steam in New England. Just after the Civil War, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad was reorganized and changed its name to the Rutland Railroad. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | If you’re a working motherliving in Vermont, you’re probably in the best place to access all the resources and needs for your family life. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo courtesy of Jeff Rapsis

BRANDON | Silent film with live music returns to Brandon Town Hall this spring, summer and fall starting with silent-era film comic Harold Lloyd’s silent comedy classic, “Safety Last“ (1923). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo courtesy of Scott Waterman

MONTPELIER | The “first-of-its-kind” Northern Tier Dairy Summit was held April 1-2 at Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort. The event was attended by 240 participants with 115 dairy farmers present from across New England. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | One of Vermont’s most respected medical practitioners in the rapidly changing field of infectious diseases will provide important information to local residents about Lyme disease and its symptoms. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | The VTrans Route 116 paving project has been underway since the start of the construction season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Rutland City F.D. photo

RUTLAND | A suspicious South Main Street fire in downtown Rutland is under investigation by local and state authorities. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Downtown Middlebury has received a $100,000 taxpayer grant from the Vermont Downtown Development Board for a new Amtrak passenger train railroad platform and associated parking spaces. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 061519 Stefanie Schaffer in Chevy Equinox.jpg

Photo courtesy of Nate Richman

MIDDLEBURY | Denecker Chevrolet of Middlebury, along with a group of 14 Chevrolet dealerships, gave a helping hand to Rutland resident, Stefanie Schaffer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 061519 Candidates Terry Williams.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 061819 Vergennes funds.jpg

Photo provided

VERGENNES | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott last week joined local, state and federal partners to announce over $2.5 million in taxpayer-funded community development grants to nine communities in nine different counties throughout Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 061519 Act 250 repeal Dave Soulia.jpg

Photo by Lou Varrichio

RUTLAND | Conservative Vermonters alarmed by political and policy trends in the state gathered recently at an 802VT Alliance meeting, and attendees had no difficulty finding controversial issues to discuss. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 060819 Good job news Kennedy Brothers coworker.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

CASTLETON | The self-described “vicious circle” of New York City satirists, libertines and misanthropes called the Algonquin Round table also included stock membership with the now-defunct Neshobe Island Club on Lake Bomoseen. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 060819 Rutland house prices Project-Vision.jpg

Photo provided by NeighborWorks of Western Vermont

RUTLAND | If you’re searching for an affordable place to live in Vermont, you may want to consider Rutland County. According the Rutland Regional Marketing Committee, the county has Vermont’s lowest home acquisition cost, as a percentage of median... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 060819 Nico Brayton.jpg

Photo provided

MIDDEBURY | Officials of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation announced that Nico Brayton, a student at Middlebury Union High School (MUHS), received one of their organization’s prestigious, full-ride 2019 Coolidge Scholarship awards. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 060819 Middlebury park tour.jpg

Photo provided

MIDDLEBURY | On Saturday, June 8, starting at 10 a.m. Middlebury’s Sheldon Museum, will host landscape architect Theodore “Ted” Adams of Wagner Hodgson on a tour of the new Middlebury Town Park located within a block of the museum. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LEICESTER | Residents of Salisbury and Leicester may be familiar with the strange name “Satan’s Kingdom”, a place name for a vague area located near Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake. But beyond vague references to what sounds like a local place of darkness Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Tax season is behind us now and many late-filing Vermonters are receiving their tax refund checks this month. However, some Vermonters were surprised to pay what amounted to a hidden income tax in 2019. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 060119 State sites open Mt. Independence_Rev War.jpg

File photo

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

VT 052519 Michael Snyder book.jpg

Photo provided by Vermont Forests, Parks & Recreation

MIDDLEBURY | How does a busy Vermont state official manage to find time to write thoughtful, informative essays to be included in a book? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 052519 When Steam Was King.jpg

Photo provided

RUTLAND | Back in its heyday, the Rutland Railroad was the King of Steam in New England. Just after the Civil War, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad was reorganized and changed its name to the Rutland Railroad. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 052519 Working moms.jpg

Stock photo

MIDDLEBURY | If you’re a working motherliving in Vermont, you’re probably in the best place to access all the resources and needs for your family life. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 052519 Dental help vets.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 051119 Brandon silent movies Harold Lloyd_bw.jpg

Photo courtesy of Jeff Rapsis

BRANDON | Silent film with live music returns to Brandon Town Hall this spring, summer and fall starting with silent-era film comic Harold Lloyd’s silent comedy classic, “Safety Last“ (1923). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 051819 Farm summit.jpg

Photo courtesy of Scott Waterman

MONTPELIER | The “first-of-its-kind” Northern Tier Dairy Summit was held April 1-2 at Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort. The event was attended by 240 participants with 115 dairy farmers present from across New England. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 051819 Tick disease Dr. Cotter.jpg

Photo provided

RUTLAND | One of Vermont’s most respected medical practitioners in the rapidly changing field of infectious diseases will provide important information to local residents about Lyme disease and its symptoms. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 051119 Route 116 paving.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | The VTrans Route 116 paving project has been underway since the start of the construction season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle