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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... more

The Vermont Eagle

The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. more

The Vermont Eagle

This space recently shared a local man’s smug, self-congratulatory paean to conservativism. more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. more

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TICONDEROGA | Just six weeks after promising to shake up the local news industry, WIPS News is now the subject of a criminal investigation. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two former managers of now-abolished departments filed claims against the City of Plattsburgh seeking longevity pay — and won. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors went ahead with a proposed resolution to increase the rate of pay for their bus drivers, but not without discussing their concerns over a lack of drivers. more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools Merger Committee meeting in January looked at staffing numbers from both schools. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Almost two months after City Taxi owner Perry Buck called on the Plattsburgh Common Council to increase the maximum fare limit in the city by $1.50 per call, lawmakers are still discussing the issue. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi cab company asked lawmakers last month to consider raising the maximum ride fare in city limits by $1.50 per ride. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The county’s 2018 budget was adopted last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi company requested last week that the Common Council increase Plattsburgh’s fare limit for cabs operating in city limits. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has released its tentative 2018 budget. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont’s struggle to grow its workforce weakens our economy, inhibits the ability for Vermont businesses to expand their operations, and threatens the ability for Vermonters and future generations to grow and thrive... more

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By now, Election Day is in the rear view. more

Editorials 1 Comments

Recently, Raise the Wage Coalition member Nathan Suter wrote an editorial entitled “Economic Evidence Points to Broad Benefits of a $15 Minimum.” more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTERTOWN | The Town of Chester can increase appropriations by about $28,805 over 2017, but contractual obligations will take most of that, supervisor Craig Leggett said. more

The Sun

Dan Alexander employs a facile trope to support his assertion that the death knell of institutional racism sounded long ago (“Nothing to Prove,” Sept. 9). more

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LAKE GEORGE | People driving down Ottawa St. in Lake George in several weeks will likely be viewing colorful, bright slogans displayed on a message board. more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | The Lake George Village board moved forward at their August meeting on selling both village land and timber — and a portion of the proceeds were  immediately appropriated for 25-cent per hour raises for municipal employees. more

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