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Dan Alexander’s recent rant, “What lies ahead,” was offensive to those of us that serve on the various local government boards. more

Letters to the Editor

The Vermont House Republicans on Election Day lost the ability to sustain a veto by Gov. Phil Scott. more

The Vermont Eagle

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The midterm elections still are not behind us completely as some key races are yet to be decided. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Peter Newton, a Democrat and deputy lieutenant sherieff in Addison County Sheriff’s Department, was elected sherieff on Nov. 6. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont moved closer to being a one-party state after the 2018 mid-term election last week. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Data is emerging on how North Country voters cast their ballots. more

The Sun

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It’s over. This op-ed went to print on Tuesday morning just as voters began casting their ballots for the midterm elections. more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY - This year, Republican candidates like Jack Williams and Brook Paige weren’t the only ones worried about left-wing radicalism creeping into Vermont’s politics. more

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The question we need to ask ourselves as election day nears is, Are we a permanently divided nation based on our skin color, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc? more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY - Several Vermont candidates and voters are expressing concerns about the influence socialist and fascist-like groups may be having on the state. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. more

The Sun

Michelle Tolosky (“GOP no longer party of my parent’s generation,” Sept. 29 edition) expresses her disenchantment with today’s GOP. more

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BALLSTON SPA | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has clinched a heavy-duty endorsement days before the midterm elections. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. more

The Sun 2 Comments

First of all, I will not support any candidate that professes they will fight for me. more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

I’m getting real tired of the blatantly partisan attacks on Elise. more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY | Paul D. Ralston, a 2018 independent candidate for state senate, made a cryptic statement last week which indicates he is either considering withdrawing from the race or is not expecting to win it. more

The Vermont Eagle

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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. Here’s one from January 2014. more

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  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pete Chagnon, a life-long Vermonter and proud U.S. Navy veteran, said the high cost of living in the state was a key factor in his decision to move to Maine instead of retiring his home state.

  • Essex County Democratic Election Commissioner Mark Whitney issued a belated ruling on specific challenges to petitions on Thursday, June 30, a procedure required by state law to weed out violations. But he did it behind closed doors with the head of the Essex County Democratic Committee, a process that stunned county officials, including Republican Commissioner Allison McGahay.

  • The race to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha (R) has entered the courtroom. Plaintiffs Win Belanger and Provoncha filed suit against challenger Luke Hudak (D) and the Essex County Board of Elections on Thursday, July 23 on the grounds that 92 of the signatures Hudak collected to gain ballot access are invalid.

  • Pictured: View of a SunCommon solar array at a residence from Dog Team Road in New Haven, Vt. The commercial array was built in 2014 in a residential zone. A similar commercial array is being proposed for a residential site Howland Road in Hubbardton, Vt.

  • Patricia Higgins-Bollman Candidate, Chester Town Clerk

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