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With Tax Day fast approaching, the personal finance website WalletHub released its latest analysis of the U.S. tax landscape, an in-depth look at the states with its annual Best and Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment, this time for 2018. Read more

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BRIDPORT – A portion of Route 22A in Bridport was closed following a fatal two-car crash, at approximately 1 p.m., Monday. Read more

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To the Editor: “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public,” said Teddy Roosevelt in.. Read more

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Peter Reed

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GRANVILLE | After five months being vacant, Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Peter Reed (I) to fill the Orange-Washington-Addison House District seat. Reed follows August 2019 resignation of Independent Rep. Ben Jickling. Read more

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VT downtown tunnel

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MIDDLEBURY | This aerial photograph shows Kubricky Construction workers along the slope of the planned rail tunnel next to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in downtown Middlebury. Read more

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Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

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Lewis First, MD

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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

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State-of-the-State Phil Scott

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth “State of the State” address to lawmakers was faced with hecklers from inside the State House last Thursday. Read more

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Jason Mittell

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Fans of TV’s violent “Breaking Bad” crime-drama series, which aired 2008-15, will enjoy a special on campus discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 4:30 p.m. Read more

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John McClaughry

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After literally more than 100 years of intermittent trying, Vermont’s educational leadership succeeded in giving its bureaucracy the power and duty to force mergers of Vermont’s public schools into larger districts (Act 46). Read more

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Solar-project

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MIDDLEBURY | The year 2025 is looming. And Vermont’s road to “90 by 2025” carbon-free energy is proving to be a rocky, costly trek. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Town Clerk’s Office is seeking an individual for the appointed position of assistant town clerk. Read more

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FERRISBURGH | On. Dec. 27, 2019, at approximately 12:18 a.m., Vermont State Police troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Four Winds Road in the town of Ferrisburgh after observing a motor vehicle violation. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Just when you think it can’t get any worse. Wouldn’t you know we find a way to do just that? Read more

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VT Winter Storm

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MIDDLEBURY | The last week of December 2019 brought winter weather conditions more typical of mid-January. On Dec. 31, Green Mountain Power (GMP) crews responded to outages caused by a winter storm which brought ice, some snow, and strong winds. Read more

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VT Ski Fatality

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MIDDLEBURY | A skiing accident on Dec. 28, at the Killington Ski Resort claimed the life of Jason Vitale, 48, of Baldwin, New York. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Green Mountain National Forest is a destination for many backcountry skiers of Addison & Rutland counties. An event scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum in Stowe, is attracting skiers. Read more

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GRANVILLE | On Jan. 5, at approximately 4:38 p.m., 911 operators received a call regarding a residential fire at 210 Post Office Hill Rd. in the town of Granville, Vermont. 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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Lewis First, MD

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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When was the last time you saw a commercial promoting milk? The only ones I have seen are the phony California cows on pasture adds. We have reached a point where the milk supply exceeds the demand. Read more

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