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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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

The Vermont Eagle

To the Editor: Jobs, health care, housing, training and education. Power from renewable energy sources, repaired and upgraded infrastructure and power grids. Money to retrofit buildings. Read more

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After literally more than 100 years of intermittent trying, Vermont’s educational leadership succeeded in giving its bureaucracy the power and duty to force mergers of Vermont’s public schools into larger districts (Act 46). Read more

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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

The Vermont Eagle

From the editor: It’s not always so hunky-dory when it comes to Montpelier’s power and the state’s dairy industry. A recent example illustrates that even farming isn’t immune from government’s long arm. Read more

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Without a doubt this last week has been deeply uncomfortable for anyone watching the Intelligence committee’s hearing in Congress. Read more

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I believe that it is time for the people in this area to say, “Enough is enough!” Read more

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LONG LAKE | Residents are smarting over a series of power outages that have disrupted life just as winter has sunk its fangs into the remote mountainous region. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | November 2018 was one for the record books. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | You may have taken it easy on Labor Day, but Vermont’s electricity grid worked extra hard to keep the lights on– and boy, does it ever charge for overtime. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday passed a moratorium that will temporarily halt new commercial cryptocurrency operations from moving into the city for the next 18 months. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | A new joint project will bring solar power, via 325 photovoltaic panels on the rooftop of Green Mountain Power’s Middlebury facility to 35 low-income residents of Addison County. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | A public hearing has been set for Thursday, Nov. 16 as the city considers demolition of a cluster of structures on Green Street. Read more

The Sun

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MONTPELIER |  On Oct. 12, former Vermont state Sen. Wendy Wilton of Rutland asked her Facebook friends, “Anybody have an update on whether or not Vermont is meeting its [greenhouse gas emission reduction] goals?” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Five days after the unprecedented windstorm of Oct. 29-30, progress continued at a steady clip with an additional 100 lineworkers joining the response from New York, New England and Pennsylvania. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | A storm front hundreds of miles in length, stretching from Pennsylvania through Quebec converged with a tropical disturbance, as it passed off the New England coast Sunday night. Read more

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