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WARRENSBURG | Impassioned pleas concerning whether or not to have armed law officers in Warrensburg’s two schools were voiced for about two hours March 25 by residents of the Warrensburg Central School District. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Exhibiting a grim expression, Warren County Undersheriff Sean Lamouree looked toward dozens of faculty and staff members gathered in the cafeteria at Warrensburg High School. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | A recent, thwarted shooting threat at a Middlebury school triggered the seizure, by local police, of legally owned guns. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | A would-be school shooting was thwarted by law enforcement authorities Dec. 18 at the Middlebury Union Middle School (MUMS). Read more

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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. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School District has been awarded a $10,000 grant from International Paper Foundation for the installation of barricade locks that make classrooms more secure in the event of an intruder. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has received an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association and the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association (NYSRPA). Read more

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Last month, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) announced that over 200 elementary and secondary schools in the state will receive so-called school-safety grants as part of plan to enhance school safety after a series of out-of-state school shooting. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

TICONDEROGA | When open classrooms were all the rage 40 years ago, they were believed to create a learning dynamic through sharing and interaction. Read 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. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has approved a resolution allowing Mayor Colin Read to sign a contract with the Plattsburgh City School District for two armed school resource officers (SRO). Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers discussed tentative steps to add School Resource Officers (SROs) in all 11 school districts in Essex County. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As students prepare to return to their classrooms this fall, school districts across the region are working with counties to determine how to fund armed school resource officers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week unanimously approved a proposal to hire two armed guards to protect students and surveil the school. Read more

The Sun

Perhaps the reason for the deletion of pro-gun posts from the Gov. Scott’s Facebook page is that he’s embarrassed for being duped into signing the most worthless and unenforceable gun laws ever to see the light of day... Read more

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Last week saw yet another disturbed young man take out his frustration and anger on his classmates after stealing his father’s guns to kill eight classmates and two teachers in Texas. Read more

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