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Traffic delays on U.S. Route 7 due to paving

VTrans, the Vermont Agency of Transportation, is paving a portion of U.S. Route 7 between Brandon and Salisbury. The project began Aug. 25 and will continue through the duration of the autumn construction season.

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A Hinesburg woman makes a difference

Jane Gage is the face of Hinesburg’s Meals on Wheels program. The program, run under the auspices of the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, serves about 10 clients in town, and has now expanded to one person, living in nearby St. George.

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From the editor: Fracking myths

There’s a new book about fracking that caught my eye. Written by Virginia-based engineer and environmentalist Greg Kozera. I may be in the minority around here, but for me it was a must read. I want to learn the truth about fracking technology—a technology which is helping put the U.S. on the road toward energy independence

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Candidate Column: Calvin McEathron for Vermont State House

Hi, I’m Calvin McEathron and I’m running for the Vermont House of Representatives as a moderate Independent in Middlebury (Addison-1).

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First Friday series slated at the Slate Valley Museum exploring slate as craft

The Slate Valley Museum welcomes the public to explore how slate is used creatively in craft at its Free First Friday on September 5 from 7-9 pm.

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Campaign '14: Scott Milne wins GOP governor's primary race

Governor's race: Shumlin vs. Milne in general election

Vermont Primary Election 2014

Reaching consensus with landowners along pipeline route

There is no doubt that the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project will strengthen our economy, help retain and create jobs by cutting heating bills by 40 to 50 percent and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions—advantages that help Vermont transition toward a cleaner and more affordable energy future.

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Duck Derby | Rutland County Humane Society

Join the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) for our annual Duck Derby to raise needed funds for the homeless animals in Rutland County.

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Rare bats call Otter Creek hydro plant home

Last week, Green Mountain Power officials revealed that tiny, winged guests have made their home in the company’s Middlebury hydro facility.

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170 displaced workers seek jobs after Rutland-area fire

A blaze at a local plywood facility has left 170 people unemployed as of Friday morning.

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Vermont's "batman" is champion of endangered bats

Local wildlife advocate and author Don Mitchell visited Orwell and Benson area libraries last week to promote his new book about endangered Vermont bats titled, “Flying Blind”.

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Lake golf event welcomes new players

The Castleton Community Center is hosting its 10th Annual Golf Outing at the beautiful Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Friday, Sept. 12.

Montpelier’s 90 percent solution | From the Editor

Since Aug. 16, I have received over a dozen e-mails regarding my editorial titled, “A Case of Solar Hubris”.

Getting caught up from hiatus | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I hope you found the last few weeks of value, as I gave way from my weekly column to allow candidates running for office this fall to properly introduce themselves and their planned intentions if they are elected.

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ACTR closed for Labor Day

ACTR closed for Labor Day

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Middlebury's Woodchuck fest draws big audience

Beverage-maker Woodchuck celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art cider-making facility with a mini Woodstick-style festival attended by fans and tourists, Aug. 23.

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Family, VIPs, public say farewell to Senator Jeffords

Despite the sadness of gathering for a church memorial to honor a loved one’s passing, the family and friends of the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords were determined to celebrate the man’s life and decades-long accomplishments in the arena of public service.

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Film crew to work along Three Mile Bridge Road

Road to be closed between Route 7 and Halladay Road

Three Mile Bridge Road will be closed to traffic between Route 7 and Halladay Road, from 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24, until 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25, while a film crew is working in the area. Flagging personnel will be on scene for traffic control during this period. Please call the Middlebury Town Manager's Office at 388-8100 x 202 with any questions or concerns.

Forbes resigns; Shaw congratulated

Citing personal reasons, Midlebury Select Board member Travis Forbes tendered his resignation after more than four years of service on the Middlebury Select Board, July 29.

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Firefighters battle Rutland Plywood blazes

A fire Aug. 20 at the Rutland Plywood Corp. facility, located on Ripley Road in Rutland, kept multiple firefighting crews busy. After the initial fire was extinguised, another blaze broke out and caused extensive damage. According to fire officials on the scene and early news reports, flames were first spotted in a tower situated on the suth end of the plywood manufacturing plant.

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