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There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, fast, reliable and affordable access to the internet is as much a necessity as electricity. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Rob Carter of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce reported that the organization had several new members join during the past month. Read more

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CASTLETON | Davis Mikell and Andy Kenosh of the Castleton University baseball team have earned Little East Baseball Athletes of the Week recognition for the week ending March 3. Read more

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CASTLETON | Castleton University will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a full schedule of events. Read more

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RUTLAND | For voters in the City of Rutland, this year’s mayoral race was a surprise conservative buffet. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day 2019, held at the Middlebury Union High School auditorium on March 4, will likely be remembered by residents as a day for a changing of the guard... Read more

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“Riders” is a series of vignettes or character sketches of individuals I came to know well while working as a volunteer transit driver for ACTR, Addison County Transit Resources. Read more

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Kudos to the Vermont Senate for passing a bill requiring that senate districts “shall have a maximum of three members.” Read more

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Several weeks ago now, Gov. Phil Scott laid out his budget priorities for Vermont ranging from a vaping tax and clean water funding to electric vehicles and Act 250 exemptions for developers. Read more

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BRANDON | Grammy-winning guitar instrumentalist Ed Gerhard performs in concert Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Brandon Town Hall Theater... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Agricultural organizations, businesses and individuals are invited to submit nominations by April 26 for the 2019 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year Award. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | This year, some Vermonters are paying what amounts to a new, stealth income tax. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Although it was cold and blustery outside last week, inside it was positively tropical as 29 local 4-H club members took part in the annual Addison County 4-H Foods Day, which featured a Hawaiian luau theme this year. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last summer, Middlebury residents Farhad and Amtul Khan fulfilled a lifelong dream and a spiritual obligation: they completed their pilgrimage to Mecca. Read more

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HINESBURG | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott recognized eight Vermont high school teams which participated in this year’s CyberPatriot XI competition, part of the nation’s largest youth cyber-education program. Read more

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Ian Albinson, a 2019 candidate for Bristol Selectboard, has stated that he is “neither for nor against it ,” in reference to the natural gas pipeline for Bristol. Read more

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Closing the Salisbury Fish Hatchery is a bad idea. Read more

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PITTSFORD | Members of the Pittsford-based Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) Board of Directors have announced that Beth Saradarian has been selected as the organization’s new executive director. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has so-called sin taxes on products such as liquor and tobacco. And while it doesn’t have a gambling tax per se, the Green Mountain State collects a “sin tax” with its own brand of sanctioned gambling, the Vermont Lottery. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | When you think of sinkholes, the state of Florida comes to mind. Read more

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    State Sen. Christopher Bray (D)

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    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.