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VERGENNES | Thanks to an allocation of $2.2 million in federal taxpayer-funds earmarked for municipal projects, the City of Vergennes will be getting a new salt shed to store the winter season road additive. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The town of Middlebury is the recipient of a nationally recognized, taxpayer-funded grant to help mitigate stormwater-related problems in the downtown area. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | For many years, Lake George Village government has been formulating plans to modernize their treatment of municipal sewage to curb pollution of groundwater that eventually seeps into the lake, causing algae blooms. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | When village board members heard recently how the new sewer plant might cost as much as $23 million — burdening taxpayers for decades with an annual expense of $427,000 — they discussed shifting most of the sewer plant’s expenses... Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As election season reaches a fever pitch, the Whallonsburg Grange Hall is giving voters a nudge to remind them that the venerable old facility is also on the ballot. Read more

The Sun

Town criticized for lack of financial oversight, improper allocation of sales tax revenue Read more

The Sun

Mars may need women, at least according to the 1967 sci-fi B movie, “Mars Needs Women”, but Vermont needs more young people and middle-class families — that is, more people paying taxes and fees. Read more

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“The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the government...” —President Calvin Coolidge Read more

Editorials

We generally try to stay out of the affairs of our neighbor to the east. Read more

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