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ELIZABETHTOWN | Opening remarks and testimony from four witnesses framed day three of the murder case being tried in Essex County Court. more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Jury selection began Monday for the murder trial of the man accused of killing a Moriah man. more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of a mass-shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last week that left 11 dead and six injured, a vigil for the victims has been planned for this Friday in Plattsburgh. more

The Sun

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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). more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A tape of the emergency 911 call placed after a shooting at the Adirondack Eagles Club in Moriah last April was played in court Friday. more

The Sun

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. more

The Vermont Eagle

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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). more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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GOSHEN | At about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, the Vermont State Police were notified of a shooting at a home on 502 South Hill Rd. in the town of Goshen. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District (PCSD) is moving ahead with a proposal to hire two armed resource guards next month in an effort to bolster student safety. more

The Sun 1 Comments

In reference to the recent incident where a man was shot in a Florida parking lot, the media has once again thrown the wrong slant on “Stand Your Ground” law, trying to persuade the court of public opinion that it is a bad thing. more

Letters to the Editor

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Representing Vermont in the hunting skills contests at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, held June 24-29 in Nebraska, were Kodi Dyke,  Jonathan Churchill,  Coach Tom Decker, Zachary Willson, and Nigel Waring. more

The Vermont Eagle

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HAGUE | At an old sand pit in close proximity to the Rogers Rock State Campground, shooters have been showing up for years with a broad array of weaponry and unconventional targets, which they blast into oblivion with their shotguns and rifles. more

The Sun

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. more

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MORIAH | An altercation that began in the bar at the Moriah Eagles Club on Sunday night ended with one person dead in the parking lot outside. more

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LAKE GEORGE | The idea of stationing armed police officers in area schools gained momentum recently as dozens of area school leaders met with local law enforcement officials to discuss school safety. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Over 150 people marched in Plattsburgh last Saturday to show their support for victims of the recent mass-shooting in Parkland, Florida and call for stricter gun control measures. more

The Sun

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Over 2,500 students from Vermont schools demonstrated in Montpelier against school violence last weekend. more

Editorials

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The Scott administration is responding to a backlash from gun rights groups amid a wave of gun-control initiatives advancing at the Statehouse following the mass school shooting last month in Parkland, Fla. more

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