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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | A local artist will talk about her efforts to empower refugee youth through photography at the Saranac Lake Free Library next week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Morrisonville-based cab company is allegedly continuing to price gouge refugees seeking passage to the Canadian border despite being dinged by the state last year for the same practice. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Conclusion: The Immigration and Nationality Act 287(a)(3) permits authorities to act without a warrant “within a reasonable distance from any external boundary of the United States” and... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds of people gathered in Plattsburgh on Saturday as part of a nationwide “Families Belong Together” rally Read more

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I am an immigrant, a naturalized American citizen. I’m in my late 60s, have a reasonably secure retirement income and am not likely ever to be a burden on the public purse. Read more

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BRISTOL | Laurie Stavrand, community coordinator of the USCRI/Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, discussed what her organization does to help refugees transition to Vermont at the Lawrence Memorial Library, in Bristol, last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The number of refugees crossing into Canada at Roxham Road in Champlain is declining. Read more

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RUTLAND | Don Chioffi, a retired Vermont state legislator, educator and Vietnam veteran, has been named “Citizen Activist of the Year” by Washington, D.C.-based ACT! for America. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The number of illegal immigrants seeking asylum status across the Canadian border north of Plattsburgh will this month likely exceed 4,000... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It started with the chime of a singing bowl and ended with an extinguished flame. Read more

The Sun

President Trump turned out to be a bully without a bat as he faced Russia’s Putin. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — County officials last week inked a deal with Lyft, giving the company permission to operate at the Plattsburgh International Airport. Read more

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RUTLAND — A former state legislator and city alderman president, Rutland Mayor David Allaire is a fiscally-minded Republican who seeks to jump start the Rutland County shire town of 16,500. Read more

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“We’re in the process of calling in all companies registered to operate in the city,” says Plattsburgh City Police Chief Read more

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KEESEVILLE — A rally in support of refugees and of immigrants fleeing to Canada is scheduled for Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Underground Railroad Museum. Read more

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RUTLAND — At Town Voting Day last week in Rutland, residents made their voices heard and voted David Allaire into office, bumping Chris Louras from the seat after ten years. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Last week I was surprised to receive a call from Tim Flanagin, the Communications Director for our congresswoman, Elise Stefanik. Read more

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RUTLAND — “I want to bring trust, respect and transparency back to the mayor’s office,” Rutland mayoral candidate David Allaire said during an interview for Watchdog’s series on the mayor’s race. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Our Champlain Valley Friends of Refugees organization has since May 2016 shared friendships and programming with refugees in the Burlington, Vermont area. Read more

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