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Community Forum: Shaping the future of Middlebury's schools

embers of the I.D. 4 and U.D. 3 school boards invite you to an open discussion to share your hopes and dreams for Middlebury schools and the children, families and community they serve.

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Milne reacts to Vermont health-care exchange shutdown

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne reacted to the news Tuesday that Democrat Gov. Peter Shumlin has made the decision to take the Vermont Health Connect website offline for weeks to make further repairs.

Representing local Vermonters | Candidate Column

Serving in the Vermont House of Representatives this past biennium has been a privilege and honor for me as your state representative from the Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham district.

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Guest Viewpoint: Sanders, Leahy led effort to destroy the First Amendment

Yesterday, Sept. 11, 54 senators voted to amend the U.S. Constitution so as to essentially do away with the First Amendment. The effort to pass S.J. Res. 19 was led by, among others, Vermont’s junior senator, Bernie Sanders, with the vocal support of senior Senator Patrick Leahy.

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National Sept. 11 Memorial remembers horror, victims of 9/11

Never Forget: 9/11

The National Sept. 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

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From the Editor: “Vermont is more affordable now”—and other flights of fancy

It’s another election year and another go-round of our two-party system’s blah-blah-blather—although here in Vermont, it’s more like the blah-blah-blather of one-party, supermajority rule. Regarding the gubernatorial race, I really don’t want another term for Gov. Shumlin? Why? Well, let me count the ways by using the Governor’s own words—

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Warren Van Wyck: Candidate Column

Serving in the Vermont House of Representatives this past biennium has been a privilege and honor for me as your state representative from the Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham district.

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Remembering Lola Aiken

102-year-old spouse of GOP U.S. Sen. George Aiken

Lola Pierotti Aiken died Sept. 8, 2014 at the Gary Home in Montpelier where she has been a resident for the past several years.This remarkable and vibrant lady was born more than 102 years ago in Montpelier, Vt.

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Addison County Solid Waste District receives $24,505 grant

The Addison County Solid Waste Management District has received a taxpayer-funded grant of $24,505 from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.

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From the editor: The Vermont Way or the highway

I’ve been a resident of Vermont since 1989 and have heard the term “the Vermont Way” bandied about, mostly by politicians, far too long. It has become a hackneyed and trite phrase if it was ever anything else.

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Get Ready for Vermont’s new handheld device law

Put your cell phone down. Oct. 1 will be here before we know it, so it’s not too soon for drivers to learn what Vermont’s new handheld device law means for them.

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

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

Vermont Primary Election 2014