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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

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What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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VERGENNES | John Graham Housing & Services candlelight vigil for the homeless Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A Texas man, who was accused of posing as a medical a doctor as a way to “medically inspect” a Middlebury College student, was convicted of a federal charge of possessing child pornography in Burlington last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Former Eagle photographer won numerous news awards. J. Kirk Edwards, formerly of Ferrisburgh, passed away earlier this month at his retirement residence in South Carolina. Read more

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When November rolls around, I like to buy my copy of the New Year’s Farmer’s Almanac at the local supermarket. Read more

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Growth

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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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MIDDLEBURY | Young people from around Addison County, especially those who have been involved in 4H Club activities in recent years, know and respect educator Martha Seifert. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott and some members of his administration visited Addison County on Nov, 18, for its “Capitol for a Day“ initiative, a 14-county tour launched by the Governor in 2018. Read more

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Mary Ruefle

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MIDDLEBURY | Mary Ruefle may not be a household name in her home state, but during the coming months, we’re sure more Vermonters will recognize her poetry and her insight. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

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Hemp

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. government’s interim final rule on growing commercial hemp (cannabis), establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, was announced on Oct. 31. Read more

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Hunter Safety - Bill Garrison

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MIDDLEBURY | Rifle season in Vermont is fast approaching and we asked Ethan Ready of Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Rutland about safety tips and news relating to this year’s hunting season. Read more

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SOUTH ROYALTON | According to a June 19 news report published in the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal, “Vermont Law School (based in South Royalton) has been placed on the American Association of University Professors’ (AAUP) sanction list... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s fifth annual food, music, street performer festival proved that the early summer event has staying power. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Vermonters are taking a cautious approach to the use of Roundup after the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the prime chemical ingredient does not cause cancer. Read more

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RUTLAND | An official of People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that the organization awarded $52,000 to Vermont nonprofits during its most recent grant cycle. Read more

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ADDISON | A new report reveals that, in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment at the Fair Market Rent in Vermont, renters will have to earn $22.78 an hour, or $47,375 annually. Read more

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | While Vermont doesn’t have any dinosaur fossils, researchers are sure that the extinct creatures roamed the valleys of the ancient, and then considerably taller, Green Mountains. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With the early 2019 legislative session wrapped up, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott spent the final days reading and signing several bills into law.  Included were new taxes on e-cigarettes and logging equipment. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

What lies beneath

Photo by the Vermont Geological Survey

MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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VERGENNES | John Graham Housing & Services candlelight vigil for the homeless Read more

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Growth

Illustration by Adobe Stock

MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has pockets of growth, mainly in urban and semi-urban centers and Addison County is considered one of them. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Mary Ruefle

Photo by Matt Valentine

MIDDLEBURY | Mary Ruefle may not be a household name in her home state, but during the coming months, we’re sure more Vermonters will recognize her poetry and her insight. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VAST 1 - Bridge

Photos by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

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Hemp

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. government’s interim final rule on growing commercial hemp (cannabis), establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, was announced on Oct. 31. Read more

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Hunter Safety - Bill Garrison

Photo courtesy of Ethan Ready, GMNF

MIDDLEBURY | Rifle season in Vermont is fast approaching and we asked Ethan Ready of Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Rutland about safety tips and news relating to this year’s hunting season. Read more

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Fodaroo 2019 001.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s fifth annual food, music, street performer festival proved that the early summer event has staying power. Read more

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Vt. 062919 Roundup safety Herbicide_spraying.jpg

Photo by Krista Lundgren/USFWS

MONTPELIER | Vermonters are taking a cautious approach to the use of Roundup after the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the prime chemical ingredient does not cause cancer. Read more

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Vt 062919 Mentor Connection.jpg

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RUTLAND | An official of People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that the organization awarded $52,000 to Vermont nonprofits during its most recent grant cycle. Read more

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VT 062919 Rent report Middlebury-South-Village.jpg

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ADDISON | A new report reveals that, in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment at the Fair Market Rent in Vermont, renters will have to earn $22.78 an hour, or $47,375 annually. Read more

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VT 062219 Dinos Alex.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | While Vermont doesn’t have any dinosaur fossils, researchers are sure that the extinct creatures roamed the valleys of the ancient, and then considerably taller, Green Mountains. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With the early 2019 legislative session wrapped up, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott spent the final days reading and signing several bills into law.  Included were new taxes on e-cigarettes and logging equipment. Read more

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WHITING | A fire destroyed an unoccupied farmhouse that was being renovated in Sudbury on June 13. Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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