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TICONDEROGA | AARP Free Tax Services will kick off its 14th year starting in February with services in Hague, Ticonderoga and Bolton Landing. Read more

The Sun

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LONG LAKE | Thirteen teams braved the cold for the Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge in Long Lake last month. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga area Backpack Program has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Joy in Childhood Foundation, an organization that provides grants to hundreds of non-profits to make a difference in the lives of kids across the country. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | With the Chestertown Rotary Club now completing its 70th year of service to the communities of northern Warren County, several local Rotarians talked this week about the club’s activities, events and community service work... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

The Sun

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NEW HAVEN | Ursula Olender, of New Haven, has dedicated her life to helping others be the best they can be... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Throughout the course of this year, I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement and emergency management through the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Fire Chief Matthew Watts will leave his post Jan.1 after he was defeated in a membership election this month by challenger Jason Parent. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | With Lake George’s two municipalities poised to take over primary administrative responsibilities and funding of the Lake George Teen Center as of Jan. 1, the village board hosted its director Haley Pogonowski... Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | As the Town of Moriah looks to maximize returns on its two waterfront campgrounds, it will retain the services of a waterfront committee that is working with a New York investor to redevelop the valuable properties. Read more

The Sun

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VERGENNES | When it comes to helping their neighbors, Americans are generous. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG |A woman who loved Warrensburg  — and brought national notoriety to the town — passed away last week, and her friends and associates shared their memories of her and the impact she’s exerted locally. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For 21 years, St. Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid has been conducting a medical mission team trip to Dominican Republic. Read more

The Sun

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Living in our free society has many perks. All too often, we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change one’s life dramatically. Read more

Guest Columnists

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RUTLAND | “Be like Bobby”: That’s the call from organizers of the 2018 Gift-of-Life Marathon (GOLM) Blood Drive, who are urging local residents to emulate one of the event’s and community’s greatest volunteers, Rutland County resident Bobby Poquette. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE | In a developing island nation a thousand miles from home, Schroon Lake speech-language pathologist Jeanette Weber noticed some striking differences, of course, but also some striking similarities. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s annual holiday parade and tree lighting returns for a fourth year this Saturday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

The Sun

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WHALLONSBURG | A referendum vote to sustain a Town of Essex agreement with the Whallonsburg Grange Hall Association met approval on Tuesday by a wide margin: 226 to 65. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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