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PLATTSBURGH | Many people have Martin Luther King, Jr. day off from school and work. But for people around the region, it was a day on, not a day off, as they volunteered to help honor Dr. King’s civil rights legacy. Read more

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PERU | Tanner Lombard of Peru was named to the fall 2019 Lasell University Dean’s List in Newton, Massachusetts. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter break is in full swing on campus at SUNY Plattsburgh, and that means many students are home with family and friends. But for those who stay behind for the full six weeks, something as simple as a hot meal remains elusive. Read more

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GREAT BARRINGTON | It’s not every day that students start college early, but for this New Haven, Vermont, student, that’s exactly the case. Asher Kite earned a place in the fall 2019 entering class at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Read more

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This year, due to my wheelchair confinement, my time is not consumed with decorating our home for the holidays and baking sweet treats so I do a lot of melancholy daydreaming. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A Texas man, who was accused of posing as a medical a doctor as a way to “medically inspect” a Middlebury College student, was convicted of a federal charge of possessing child pornography in Burlington last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury College received multiple black eyes in the news last week over two incidents covered widely in the international media. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | At least in Ticonderoga, the opioid epidemic that has hit rural America particularly hard might not be carrying over into the next generation, according to a biennial survey of student behavior. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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CASTLETON | With the renewed national emphasis on encouraging schools and students to improve and enhance their math and science skills, a new program in Vermont will help make area students more competitive locally, nationally and globally. Read more

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Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central voters decided last week to move forward in the merger process between the two districts. Read more


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WILLSBORO | New York State Police and members of the Essex County Sheriff’s Department responded to a potential threat at Willsboro Central School the morning of April 27. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Two critics of how the State of Vermont reports its 2017 results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium student tests cite murky terminology, and difficult state-to-state comparisons, when it comes to explaining the data... Read more

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