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MIDDLEBURY | A Carrara concrete pump delivers one of 36 truckloads of “flowable fill,” a sand-based material that can be applied in a flow and that then hardens similar to cement, to the downtown Middlebury construction site. Read more

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COLCHESTER | Jonathan L. Walton, a Harvard University author, social ethicist and religious scholar, will be keynote speaker on Monday, Jan. 21, during Saint Michael’s College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Week in Colchester. Read more

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RUTLAND | There is a growing number of charity events around the region, all of them excellent causes and worthy of support. Read more

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CASTLETON | Castleton University is hosting a fine and performing arts open house on Jan. 26 for residents who are interested in developing their passion for art, creative writing, music or theater. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is now accepting applications for registration to grow and process industrial hemp for the 2019 registration year. Read more

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RUTLAND | It was one of those rare occasions when Vermont’s political leaders and President Donald Trump agreed on an important federal appointment. Read more

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January 2019 arrived with variable temperatures with a generous helping of snow. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A coin collector from Lewiston, Maine, with no prior connection to Middlebury College, has donated over 1,000 ancient coins to the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Read more

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SALISBURY | Bill Powers, of Rutland, and Ivy Dixon, of Pittsford, enjoyed a walk on the thickening ice on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. Read more

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ORWELL | Castleton University women’s basketball junior Alexis Quenneville, of Orwell, notched Little East Conference (LEC) Player of the Week honors following a career day against Western Connecticut, as announced by the league office last week. Read more



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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

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RUTLAND | Phoenix Books in downtown Rutland will host Vermont children’s book author Lizi Boyd Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. for a story time featuring her new picture book, “Night Play.” Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Christie Sumner and Elizabeth Bright, volunteer model railroad engineers at the Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury, helped keep the trains rolling down the tracks during the holiday season. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury netted the first two goals of the game, on its way to a 2-1 road victory Tuesday at SUNY Potsdam (4-8-2). Read more


ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The talked-about motion picture “Burning” will be screened Saturday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Middlebury College Sunderland Language Center in Dana Auditorium. Read more

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Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Read more


This rare vellum manuscript of the Constitution of Vermont dates from 1777. Read more

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First, thank you all for your willingness to serve your constituents and all Vermonters. Read more

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    Wayne Fawbush

    State Sen. Christopher Bray (D)

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    Wayne Fawbush

    Christopher Bray, a Democratic state senator representing the Addison District, said Vermonters should pay carbon taxes as part of a moral duty to the environment.

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