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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. more

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BURLINGTON | The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne to respond to an outbreak... more

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MIDDLEBURY - The Middlebury Police Department and Two Brothers Tavern teamed up for a special night of music and fundraising Nov. 3 at the Notte nightclub located below  the tavern. more

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CHESTERTOWN | Despite increased spending on several big-ticket expenses looming, the town of Chester’s 2019 tax levy increase is to be held at 2.44 percent, according to preliminary budget figures provided Oct. 27 by town Supervisor Craig Leggett. more

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The past six years I have served in the Vermont House for the Addison 3 district, comprised of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes, and Waltham. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County supervisors are working to find a site for the new Emergency Services fire training building. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over seven months into an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations in the City of Plattsburgh, the long-promised zoning regulations designed to address health and safety concerns stemming from those... more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. more

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MONTPELIER | Members of the Vermont Governor’s Advisory Commission on Marijuana may recommend zero legal tolerance for smoking marijuana and driving due to the lack of a reliable roadside impairment test. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Child Protective Services in Essex County might gain armed guards. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay, on Sept. 7, Webb’s Tree Service began removing selected trees from the Middlebury Town Green. more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. more

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QUEENSBURY | Students attending schools in Bolton and Lake George saw uniformed and armed school resource officers (SROs) patrolling the hallways when they returned to classes this week. more

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WARRENSBURG | Commercial aerial fireworks displays in the Town of Warrensburg will now require a permit and be subject to various regulations. more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Police Chief Michael Mawn said he will be forced to resign by the end of the month unless the state Civil Service Commission grants a waiver that protects the pension he earned during a career as a New York state trooper. more

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