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MINEVILLE | Steven Collins is the sort of worker whom any employer would cherish. more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg’s designation as a federal Opportunity Zone is expected to brighten the town’s long-term economic prospects, local officials said. more

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DR Power Equipment is moving its headquarters from Vergennes to South Burlington, Vt. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. more

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BALLSTON SPA | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has clinched a heavy-duty endorsement days before the midterm elections. more

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) visited Plattsburgh last week for an education roundtable. more

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MIDDLEBURY | While Vermont Gov. Phil Scott hasn’t been seen stumping for many Republican candidates ahead of the Nov. 6 election, on Tuesday he joined independent Addison County state Senate candidates Marie Audet and Paul Ralston... more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. more

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We encountered a fleeting phenomenon last week: more

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I am an immigrant, a naturalized American citizen. I’m in my late 60s, have a reasonably secure retirement income and am not likely ever to be a burden on the public purse. more

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Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has introduced legislation that would allow businesses to claim a tax credit for hiring recovering addicts from state-certified rehab facilities. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors heard more about efforts to bring an EMT degree program to North Country Community College during its Dec. 5 monthly board meeting. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott’s administration and the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation have launched an ambitious plan to get Vermonters educated and trained for 21st century jobs by the year 2025. more

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When I need advice, I assemble a number of very thoughtful people who I know have a great diversity of perspectives. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College (CCC) has announced a direct partnership with Clarkson University designed to further cement the bonds between the two schools and create a high-tech corridor between Potsdam and Plattsburgh. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Community leaders met last week to discuss how to attract and grow the amount of skilled workers in Plattsburgh. more

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Direct care workers do so much for our communities. more

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