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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. more

The Sun

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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

The Sun

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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. 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. 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. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - The boards of directors of Hospice Volunteer Services (HVS) and Addison Respite Care Home (ARCH) announced plans to merge agencies to become one agency. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | The annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Community Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony were held late last month at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites. more

The Sun

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VERGENNES - Habitat for Humanity of Addison County recently completed the purchase of a four-lot subdivision in Vergennes, which will eventually be the site of Habitat’s first home-building project in the northern part of the county. more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | A woman who devoted nearly her entire adult life to ensuring that hundreds of area youth are prepared to live healthy, fulfilling lives, was honored last week by the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Warren County. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As election season reaches a fever pitch, the Whallonsburg Grange Hall is giving voters a nudge to remind them that the venerable old facility is also on the ballot. more

The Sun

CHESTER | The Town of Chester has been ramping up its campaign to boost the ambiance of the town, and it is now seeking sponsors for further beautification efforts. more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. more

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | Squad seeking ideas for sustainability more

The Sun

In 2017, Dinners with Love program volunteers delivered 2,082 meals donated by 68 restaurants to 155 homes throughout Vermont. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Denise Aubin has spent her life serving her community in local hospitals, kitchens and libraries. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) will host their annual Community Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. more

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