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Hatchery improvement to increase health of lake salmon

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

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From the Editor: From Facebook to eternity

October 2014 was the first time that my wife and I had learned about the death of a family member--and close friend--via Facebook.

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Vermont astronomy group to offer views of solar eclipse—weather permitting

Partial solar eclipse Oct. 23

On Thursday, Oct. 23, conditions permitting, enjoy a safe viewing of the partial solar eclipse at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton.

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Public Service Board decides not to reopen Vermont Gas Pipeline case

The Vermont Public Service Board has decided to allow the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline project to continue without further scrutiny through Addison County. Vermont Gas already received regulatory approval for Phase I in December 2013.

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Middlebury woman arrested

On Oct. 12, 2014, New York State Police arrested 22-year-old Ashleigh E. Hickey of Middlebury, Vt., following a domestic dispute at a residence on Riddle Road in Mineville, N.Y.

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Rutland County covered bridge is new U.S. Historic Landmark

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Directory Jonathan B. Jarvis recently announced the designation of nine new National Historic Landmarks, among them Vermont’s Brown Bridge in Rutland County.

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New Haven selectman says town is being cut out of solar-power process

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Despite Green Mountain Power’s desire to transform Rutland into Vermont’s gleaming “Solar City” on a hill, other power brokers in the solar power industry have quietly made the Town of New Haven their target instead.

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Midd faculty talent to be showcased on campus

GOT TALENT? — Affiliate artist faculty members will present an eclectic concert Saturday, Nov. 1, 8 p.m., in the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

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Pickups collide on Route 7

On Oct. 16, at 8:45 a.m., a pickup truck driven by Ernet Tato, 45, of Rutland was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 7.

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Addison County receives $5,575 in grants for projects

Three nonprofit organizations in Addison County received a total of $5,575 in Small and Inspiring grants from the Vermont Community Foundation for local projects this spring and summer.

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“Little Mermaid” to headline VUHS

The students of Vergennes Union High School will be presenting the annual fall musical on Nov. 13-14, at 7 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. in the newly renovated VUHS auditorium. VUHS will present Disney’s version of “The Little Mermaid,” written by Hans Christian Anderson. The stage musical is produced by Disney Theatrical and written by Doug Wright with music by Alan Menken.

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Guest Viewpoint: Ebola preparedness in Vermont

Ebola is a deadly and dreaded disease that is ravaging West Africa, a part of the world that has far too little in the way of modern health care and public health infrastructure.

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PRX radio host to campus storytellers

Middlebury College hosts the live performance event “Cocoon,” inspired by popular storytelling phenomenon “The Moth,” on Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

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Meth, cocaine were in Proctor man's body

OCME, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner have finalized its autopsy findings relative to the death of Derek J. Reed, 39, of 9 River St. in Proctor Sept. 16.