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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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PLATTSBURGH | High school students seeking a direction with their careers could find it at an open house being held at Clinton Community College. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Families and friends kicked off the new year of 2020 by connecting with mother nature during a free hike at Point Au Roche State Park. Read more

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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PERU | For the sixth straight year, members of Peru’s volunteer fire department helped get the community pumped up for Christmas by parading through neighborhoods with their trucks decked out with holiday decorations and lights. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Freedom and Christmas: two words that sum up this time of year for children across the region, while also bringing up feelings of dread for parents who must work during the winter holiday break. Read more

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PERU | With a fresh coat of snow on the ground, dozens of people in Peru braved the biting cold to usher in the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting at the gazebo in Little Ausable Park Friday night. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Halloween is just around the corner and the top priority for the City of Plattsburgh is the safety of trick or treaters. As candy collecting on Halloween takes place in the evening when it begins to get dark, it’s important to... Read more

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“You’re disgusting! You should be ashamed of yourself!” Read more

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I have been teaching since 1992, and this will be my last year. The reason I am leaving is that I can no longer allow myself to be subjected to the foul language and disrespect I hear in schools on a daily basis. Read more

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