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WARREN COUNTY | Various positions in town government are up for election this year, and a variety of candidates have filed petitions for the public offices. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A candidate for Essex County Clerk has been removed from the Republican party line and will instead seek an independent slot on the ballot this November. Read more

The Sun

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In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces. Read more

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How to get large tax breaks: Because he loves tax breaks and Israel, Sheldon Adelson (billionaire casino mogul) is a natural fit for the Republican party, and he spends and spends and spends. Read more

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RUTLAND | For voters in the City of Rutland, this year’s mayoral race was a surprise conservative buffet. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Trying to place blame for the government shutdown is an exercise in futility. Read more

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Going back to Lydon Baines Johnson — 53 years — there have been 25 years of Democrat presidents and 28 years of Republican presidents. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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It is evident by the opinion letters in “Florida Today” that Republicans have short memories. Read more

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Vermont and France have at least two attributes in common — both produce world class cheese and both have a low carbon footprint. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kari Ratliff, who works as motor vehicle supervisor at the Essex County Department of Motor Vehicles, is running for Essex County clerk. Read more

The Sun

Fifty years ago, the United States made history when we became the first nation to send astronauts to orbit the moon Read more

Letters to the Editor

Rutland County State Sen. Brian P. Collamore, in an article, “A new session in Montpelier: Part two” in the Dec. 22 issue of the Vermont (Addison) Eagle newspaper, lamented how the Republicans lost in the state and in Rutland county and speculated... Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was last summer when Dale Dowdle could’ve been seen outside of City Hall, brush in hand with a can of wood stain on the ground, retouching the doors of the 101-year-old building as the afternoon slipped into the... Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Rep. Harvey Smith of Addison County’s 5th district concurs with last week’s comments by Rutland County State Sen. Brian Collamore. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, we asked Addison County Sen. Chris Bray (D) about the upcoming legislative session in Montpelier. This week, we talk with the first of two Rutland County and Addison County Republicans about their perspectives. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Controversy has erupted among Warren County supervisors over the distribution of sales tax revenue to the county’s municipalities, and the issue may have substantial political repercussions. Read more

The Sun