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Union opposes removing nurses from Porter doctor’s offices

The Porter Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (PFNHP) met Feb. 2 with the administration at Porter Medical Center (PMC) to discuss the Middlebury hospital’s recent announcement of layoffs. PMC is attempting to cut nursing staff in doctor’s offices leaving most offices with only R.N.

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Middlebury CCV director retiring in June

CCV President Joyce Judy announced Feb. 5 that college adminsitrator Dee Steffan is retiring.

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Paid Sick Days Bill passes Vermont Senate

The Vermont State Senate gave preliminary approval to the Healthy Workplaces bill (H.187) on Feb. 2 with a voice vote.

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St. Mary's Spelling Bee's 1st place champ moves on to state competition

St. Mary’s School in Middlebury held its annual St. mary’s School Spelling Bee. The winners, after 27 rounds: First place: Liam Wagner (5th grade), snd place: Thomas Wolosinski (6th grade), and thyrd place: Maggie Lane (4th grade).

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East Middlebury man jailed after Shard Villa Road incident

On Feb. 4, Vermont State Police responded to aTrespassing complaint on Shard Villa Road in the Town of Salisbury.

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Middlebury man arrested, released, to court

Vermont State Police authorities responded to a residence on Veromnt Route 22A in the Town of Shoreham for a reported citizen assist complaint.

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Rutland students talk with orbiting astronauts

Members of the Green Mountain Wireless Society were at Christ the King School in Rutland on Feb. 4 to help set up a ground link with U.S. and Russian astronauts on the orbiting International Space Station.

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From the Editor: The death of Mason deVos

Last week, I came across the tragic news story of a little boy with an Addison County, Vt., connection.

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Local sailor Michael Goslin serves aboard USS Wyoming

A local Vermont native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Wyoming (SSBN 742).

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Midd voters to decide fate of town auditor's office

Town Meeting 2016

Town Meeting 2016

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A good time for annual Vermont Farm Show last week

It was a good showing for the 2016 Vermont Farm Show which concluded last week. Several of the Eagle's agribusiness advertisers attended the 2016 Vermont Farm Show held in Essex Junction.

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Auctioned document was artifact of Bristol 19th-century casket operation

Time Capsule Vermont: Local history

A recent piece of Bristol history went on sale on the Internet’s eBay site, recently.

Waste water in Rutland

According to Lake Champlain Interntional, a non-profit environmental watchdog group bsed in Colchester, Vt., up to 2.1 million gallons of polluted water were dumped in Rutland County, Jan. 10.

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Joe Tilden is “Mr. PEGTV”

Television producer Joe Tilden of Rutland has been recognized by PEGTV for his commitment and dedication to public access programming.

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Come to our clinic | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is working with Vermont-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for Rutland County cats on Monday, March 28, in Pittsford.

Webpage for Means Woods

Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay reported at a recent Select Board meeting that newly appointed Means Woods trustees Norman Bloom and John Murphy met with former trustee Peter Hubbard to discuss the mission of the trustees and recent efforts to reinvigorate their work.

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Orwell group offers women’s scholarships

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont (GFWC-Vermont), with a chapter locally in Orwell, announces the availability of scholarships for Vermont women.

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Downtown Rutland bookshop on short list for national award

Rutland’s Phoenix Books has been shortlisted for the 2016 Publishers Weekly Bookstore of the Year Award, which highlights singular achievements in the bookselling industry.

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New Haven woman was wanted by police

On Feb. 1, Vermont State Police in New Haven responded to a residence on East Street in the Town of New Haven, attempting to locate a wanted person, Krystal Turnbaugh, 31.

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Starksboro center launches youth wilderness camp

The non-profit Common Ground Center (CGC) is offering a wilderness based winter vacation camp on its 700-acre site in Starksboro during school vacation weeks for both Addison and Chittenden counties.

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