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CASTLETON | As part of its VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café series, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H is sponsoring four free Summer of Science programs in June and July for students entering grades 7-12 in the fall. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Garden Club of America (GCA), founded in 1913, is a volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of 200 clubs and approximately 18,000 members throughout the country. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

The Sun

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

Editorials

LAKE GEORGE |  The Lake George Park Commission’s Mandatory Boat Inspection Program has completed another season with support from the Lake George Association(LGA). Read more

The Sun

Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Read more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

The Sun

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Pete DeMola

PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The reversal of damage caused by acid rain, which was devastating to native Adirondack fish populations, is an environmental success story. Read 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. Read more

The Sun

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Wayne Fawbush

MIDDLEBURY | With the 2018 mid-term campaign and election season now over, Vermont legislators are enjoying a late-year respite before the start of a new legislative session in Montpelier starting in January. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. Read more

Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | A new rural wastewater infrastructure program will pump $350,000 into Vermont’s economy while protecting the environment, according to Neil Kamman of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh was awarded a $3.1 million state grant last week. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Lake City’s wastewater treatment facility is one step closer to revitalization. Read more

The Sun

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POTTERSVILLE | Water customers in Pottersville are likely to receive an early Christmas present — an ample supply of clear water on tap after enduring years of an insufficient water supply, low pressure and aerated water flowing from their faucets. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | The town government will be undertaking a major project this spring to solve erosion and runoff problems in the Lakeview Circle neighborhood, as their efforts to abate stormwater pollution ramp up. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The city of Rutland’s former mayor, Christopher Louras, has been appointed by Gov. Phil Scott to head up a statewide committee on clean water. Read more

The Vermont Eagle