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Mark Levine

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MIDDLEBURY | The state of Vermont has kicked off a new, online marijuana education campaign that is aimed at the state’s often unreported, high rate of cannabis use. But will it help stem growing marijuana use, especially by young people, locally? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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According to Middlebury’s downtown bridge-rail project community liaison Jim Gish’s recent public update, Middlebury Area Land Trust’s John Derick reported that construction subcontractor ECI delivered gravel to Wright Park at no cost. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Kathy Lavoie to the Vermont Board of Education. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Peter Welch

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WASHINGTON D.C. | On Dec. 4, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation to crack down on unwanted and predatory robocalls.  The House vote was 417-3. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Judge William Cohen

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BRANDON | A Rutland County resident has been named to the Vermont Supreme Court by Gov. Phil Scott. Judge William “Bill” Cohen of Rutland County to the Vermont Supreme Court after serving 20 years as a Superior Court judge with distinction. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VERGENNES | The following Christmas holiday activities are scheduled at the Victory Baptist Church located at 862 U.S. Route 7 in Vergennes. The public is welcome. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Field hockey honors

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MIDDLEBURY | Four members of the Middlebury College field hockey team were honored when the NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches Association) announced its All-Region teams. Read more

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Railroad Archives

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MIDDLEBURY | The mighty Rutland Railroad was one of America’s greatest railways until its contentious demise in 1963 brought on by a labor strike. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Our education funding system is broken. We all know it. Ever since the passage of Act 60 in 1997 and Act 68 in 2003, Vermonters have been perpetually frustrated with our education financing system. And for good reasons. Read more

Guest Columnists

Winter-like weather comes early in Vermont. This year, here in the Champlain Valley, we had our first taste of the changing seasons by early November. Read more

Editorials

Keyboard perfectionists

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Justin and Emily Rose are Addison County registered piano technicians. The couple opened their new showroom offering Steinway-designed Boston and Essex pianos. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Messiah Sing

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Congregational Church once again hosts the area’s annual “Messiah Sing” that each year attracts hundreds of singers and players from throughout Addison County and beyond. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Governor’s visit

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott was back in Middlebury after his recent Capitol for a Day visit to Addison County. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

BRISTOL | As the investigation continues into the Dec. 3 shooting that involved two state troopers, Vermont State Police officials are identifying the man who was shot as Greg West, 28, of Bristol. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Upon recommendation from the Middlebury Infrastructure Committee, the Selectboard awarded a contract to Broughton’s Farm Supply in Bridport for the purchase of a Cub Cadet 4x4 utility vehicle for use by the Parks & Recreation Department, Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

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MIDDLEBURY | Skilled workforce shortages plague the construction industry, with Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing 379,000 vacant jobs in the sector nationally. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

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A remarkable likeness of the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, Rutland’s newest sculpture is designed to celebrate William G. Wilson, known as “Bill W.” Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

The Vermont Eagle

  • Peter Welch

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    Peter Welch

    Vermont’s U.S. Rep. Peter Welch: “Vermonters are fed up with intrusive robocalls that are annoying at best and predatory at worst.”

  • Mark Levine

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    Mark Levine

    Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D.

  • VAST 4 - Bridge

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    VAST 4 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.

  • VAST 3 - Bridge

    Photos by Lou Varricchio

    VAST 3 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.

  • VAST 2 - Bridge

    Photos by Lou Varricchio

    VAST 2 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.

  • VAST 1 - Bridge

    Photos by Lou Varricchio

    VAST 1 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.