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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read is halfway through his first term. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Are you planning on retiring in Vermont? You might want to revisit your geographic and financial plans for those so-called Golden Years. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Vermont Eagle

Regarding our increase in our national debt: Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

The Sun 2 Comments

Perhaps you have seen the lawn signs around that say, “Save Medicare, Save Social Security, Vote Democratic,” and thought, “Yeah, right. A scare tactic.” Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

Let’s create a society that benefits only really rich people. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

We need the press to do its job and both fact check and hold accountable those in positions of power and authority when they make misleading statements intended to confuse the public and when they lie—blatantly lie—to the people. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Candidates running for New York’s 21st Congressional District met for the first time on a debate stage Tuesday. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) said she doesn’t have all the solutions to cure the ills afflicting Washington. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Social Security Administration announced last week that cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) to beneficiaries will be 2.8 percent next year. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Although it is not illegal to not reside, now or ever, in the congressional district that you represent, I find it ironic to see the (R-Willsboro) after Rep. Stefanik’s name. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

I found The Sun’s article on Elise Stefanik’s committee’s work to help millennials make better long-range financial decisions. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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GLENS FALLS | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) isn’t holding back on criticism of her Democratic opponent. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

George, I realize that your letter is a quick reaction to John O’Neill’s letter about the Republican takeover by the extreme right, but the idea that the Democrats have been taken over by the extreme left is actually funny. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Nearly 40,000 Vermonters receiving Social Security benefits will keep more of their income due to an income tax exemption. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The following is in response to the letter from Kenneth G. Barcomb published in the Aug. 18 edition of The Sun. Read more

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