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Community College of Vermont names its 2014 student leader awards

The Community College of Vermont is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Student Leadership Scholarship.

Hayes, Soto named to Who’s Who

Colby-Sawyer College has selected Allison Hayes of New Haven and Kelsey Soto of Rutland for its “Who’s Who Among Students.”

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Ferrisburgh lawmaker is “Lone Ranger” against green energy takeover

Vermont Watchdog Report

During the past week, the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee voted 10-1 to make utilities provide 75 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2032 while working to reduce the state’s overall energy consumption.

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Rutland college athlete gets attention

Rutland’s College of St. Joseph senior player Kashean Alston scored 16 points in the recent conference tournament championship game and was named Outstanding Defensive Player for the tournament.

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From the Editor: Lake Placid’s “Miracle on Ice”

It was a long time ago—Friday, Feb. 22, 1980 to be exact.

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Letter to the Editor: It’s Time for a Carbon Tax

Energy Independent Vermont recently proposed adopting a revenue neutral carbon tax in Vermont.

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Man charged with grand larceny

On Feb. 17, members of the Vermont State Police from the Rutland Barracks were advised that a vehicle had been stolen from a driveway in West Rutland.

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Local scholarships available

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont announced the availability of scholarships for Vermont women who have been homemakers and who have lost their main means of support through separation or divorce from their spouse or the death, disability, or long term unemployment of their spouse.

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CCV Middlebury to hold free career workshop

The Community College of Vermont will hold a free career workshop, Personality and Career Choice. The event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 1-4 p.m.

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Trapping boats educate students about Lake Champlain

Officials of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury announced a new exhibit, “In Champlain’s Wake: Trapping Boats of the Lake Champlain Basin,” an innovative research partnership with the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center, a technical, workplace and continuing educational school for secondary and adult students, also located in Middlebury.

Military poster art contest

Calling all young Vermont artists. University of Vermont Extension’s Operation: Military Kids (OMK) wants you to help promote April as the Month of the Military Child by creating a poster that celebrates the awesomeness of military kids.

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Births: Welcome to these new members of the Eagle's Stork Club

Addison County births.

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Late CVU administrator selected for Hall of Fame

The accolades for an Champlain Valley Union High School administrator, who died suddenly continues.

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"Kitten Season" | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society would like to remind yWould you like to make a difference in the life of a homeless animal?

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Meet E.T. | Addison County Homeward Bound

One of our beautiful senior cats here at the shelter.

King has local violations

On Sept. 15, troopers from the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland were called to a burglary complaint in Sudbury.

Waterman is VSP P.I. officer

Vermont State Police Director Col. Thomas L’Esperance has appointed Scott Waterman of Burlington to serve as the agency’s new public information officer.

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Green Mountain Sprint Car Nationals Coming to The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl

Sprint Car racing history will be made in Vermont as The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway hosts a blockbuster open-competition event – the inaugural “Green Mountain Sprint Car Nationals” – on Saturday, September 26.

Securing our homeland | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.

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From the Editor: S.95 and legalized marijuana

Last week, Vermont State Sen. David Zuckerman, a Progressive legislator from Hinesburg, introduced S. 95, a bill that would regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol in Vermont. It took a few years, with Gov. Shumlin’s early support then taking a cautious step back, especially after the heroin debacle erupted in 2013.

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