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ROUSES POINT | Rouses Point Elementary School K-Kids recently organized a “Coins for Koalas” coin drive to benefit wildlife affected by the Australian bush fires. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Australian Fire

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CHESTERTOWN | North Warren Central students are now collecting donations for the rescue and recovery of animals displaced by the recent Australian wildfires. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | People of all ages are welcome to help finish North Creek’s famed mosaic wall by joining weekly workshop sessions to be held over the next two months in Tannery Pond Community Center. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Families and friends kicked off the new year of 2020 by connecting with mother nature during a free hike at Point Au Roche State Park. Read more

The Sun

2019 Wild Center Climate Youth Summit

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TUPPER LAKE | The Wild Center won a $249,549 grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to interpret climate resilience. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Selectboard members learned about follow-up action regarding bills passed in the 2019 session and several key bills that may come before the legislature in 2020. Read more

, News Briefs - Vermont

Hunter Safety - Bill Garrison

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MIDDLEBURY | Rifle season in Vermont is fast approaching and we asked Ethan Ready of Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Rutland about safety tips and news relating to this year’s hunting season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CROWN POINT | Coot Hill, just over 1,000 feet above sea level, has a stony summit frosted with a stubble of blueberries and juniper. 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

ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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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With rifle season upon us, the Eagle and the U.S. Forest Service officials at the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) are encouraging the public to use caution and to be visible and mindful of their surroundings in the coming weeks. Read more

Editorials

I have no fear of zombies, witches or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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ESSEX | On a brilliant blue September Sunday, when the dogwood leaves were just starting to turn a ruddy crimson, and goldenrod and purple asters kissed in the breeze... Read more

The Sun

I want to express my gratitude to Todd Boutin, the tractor trailer driver who swerved to avoid an animal in the road recently. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Sara learning about turtle hatchlings with Steve Parren

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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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | The state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging motorists to be wary of moose and use “extreme caution” while navigating roadways this month. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Two public hearings on a county-wide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags are to be held this next week. Read more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | A proposed countywide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags is headed toward two public hearings. Read more

The Sun

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