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Wind power Dairy Wind

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MIDDLEBURY | First it was nuclear, then coal. Now, wind power is on the chopping block in NIMBY Vermont. Read more

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Affordability vs environment

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MIDDLEBURY | Several Vermont lawmakers and community leaders are expressing concerns that harsh state policies, rules, and regulations continue to negatively affect the lives and livelihoods of lower-income Vermonters. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The outcome of a Vermont Supreme Court hearing, held at Middlebury College on Jan. 15, will likely decide the fate of controversial Act 46, the state’s school-merger law. Read more

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VT downtown tunnel

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MIDDLEBURY | This aerial photograph shows Kubricky Construction workers along the slope of the planned rail tunnel next to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in downtown Middlebury. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

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State-of-the-State Phil Scott

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth “State of the State” address to lawmakers was faced with hecklers from inside the State House last Thursday. Read more

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Jason Mittell

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Fans of TV’s violent “Breaking Bad” crime-drama series, which aired 2008-15, will enjoy a special on campus discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 4:30 p.m. Read more

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StephenLeffler

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HINESBURG | The University of Vermont Medical Center named Stephen Leffler, M.D., 55, a native of Leicester, Vermont, as its next president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Read more

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Solar-project

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MIDDLEBURY | The year 2025 is looming. And Vermont’s road to “90 by 2025” carbon-free energy is proving to be a rocky, costly trek. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Town Clerk’s Office is seeking an individual for the appointed position of assistant town clerk. Read more

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VT Winter Storm

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MIDDLEBURY | The last week of December 2019 brought winter weather conditions more typical of mid-January. On Dec. 31, Green Mountain Power (GMP) crews responded to outages caused by a winter storm which brought ice, some snow, and strong winds. Read more

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VT Ski Fatality

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MIDDLEBURY | A skiing accident on Dec. 28, at the Killington Ski Resort claimed the life of Jason Vitale, 48, of Baldwin, New York. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Green Mountain National Forest is a destination for many backcountry skiers of Addison & Rutland counties. An event scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum in Stowe, is attracting skiers. Read more

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Obesity problem brain scan

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MIDDLEBURY | New research by the University of Vermont has revealed a genuine connection between childhood obesity and decreased functions in young brains. The new Vermont-based research was just published in the professional medical journal JAMA Ped Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | ELAC, the Emerging Leaders of Addison County group, has been invited to form a spin team for the Spin United event on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m., at Middlebury Fitness. Read more

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HOPE Handshake

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MIDDLEBURY | In keeping with this season of giving, and setting aside partisan passions, Addison County Republicans gathered over 100 non-perishable items to donate to non-profit HOPE, Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |The Middlebury Selectboard approved a request from C&P Brick and Mortar, LLC, for a permanent easement and right-of-way across a portion of a narrow parcel of town-owned land that separates Champlain Valley Equipment. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay announced that the town is currently advertising for candidates for appointment to the Addison County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors for the 2020 calendar year. Read more

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Meg Hansen

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MIDDELBURY | Health policy expert and entrepreneur Meg Hansen announced her campaign for the Office of Vermont Lieutenant Governor last week. Read more

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EV-incentive-volt-car

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont’s electric utilities are letting customers across Vermont know they can now save up to $15,000 when they buy or lease new all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles thanks to new Vermont state rebates & fed. tax credits. Read more

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