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Remembering Val Martel

Val Martel, the driving force behind the Shelburne Food Shelf, will be remembered by young and old in the community.

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Hinesburg firefighter reaches out in time of need

When Andrew Driver donned his firefighter gear to respond to a call for a house with burst pipes, he had no inkling the encounter would change his life.

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Time to take climate-change debate to the next level

Ethan Allen Institute

It is safe to say that all or at least most of us believe that Vermont is a very special place, and we all want to do what’s necessary to preserve and pass on this unique treasure that both draws and keeps us here – majestic mountains, pristine waters, and wild, open spaces. The question is, what is the best policy for doing so.

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Some refuse treatment for TB in Charlotte

Fewer than five people linked with Charlotte Central School who tested positive for tuberculosis earlier this year are refusing treatment. State Epidemiologist Patsy Kelso declined to say whether the people in that group were children or adults, citing privacy concerns.

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From the Editor: Vermont’s dreary economic outlook

As a taxpayer and voter, you’d have to be either Eleanor Porter’s naive little orphan Pollyanna or a Kool-Aid chugging Jonestown true believer if last week’s “2015 Rich States, Poor States Report” didn’t make you feel depressed about living and working in Vermont.

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Letter to the Editor: Sustainable eating

Animal agriculture contributes more pollutants to our waterways than other human activities combined.

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Knights start tuition fund for St. Mary’s

Father Daly Council 642 of the Knights of Columbus in Middlebury announced its plan to fund scholarship program to assist parents of Saint Mary’s School students meet tuition costs

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Senior meal at Middlebury VFW

Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, CVAA, will hold its First Friday Meal at the Middlebury VFW, Friday, May 1, with seating at 11:30 a.m. for a noon meal.

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Gunners defeat near-permanent gun grab against mentally ill

Rep. Jewett's amendment would stop some Vermonters regaining gun rights

Gun rights advocates in Vermont were ready to let a Senate-approved bill restricting guns for the mentally ill slide.

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Driver in fatal Weybridge accident pleads "not guilty"

Whiting resident Nathan Dearing, 27, arrested for driving DUI which resulted in the death of a cyclist in Weybridge during the late afternoon of April 14, pleaded not guilty, police said.

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New health-care clinic located on Route 22A

Shorewell’s new clinic, located at 2987 Vermont Route 22A in Shoreham, will open soon.

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Killington announces major infrastructure investment, plans

Planned 8 attractions to open this summer

It was a very good winter for Vermont ski resorts. On the tail of the still lingering 2014-15 ski season, officials at Killington Resort, a four-season ski and outdoor center, announced significant infrastructure investment. Primarily focused on expanding summer activities, Killington’s current wave of investment exceeds $3.5 million.

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Woman charged with DUI

On April 15, Vermont State Police troopers assigned to the Rutland Barracks responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30, Sudbury.

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Axiom Brass to open Bach Fest, Performing Arts Series

For the first time since 1999, the sounds of brass instruments will ring out for Middlebury College’s Performing Arts Series, when the award-winning Axiom Brass Quintet performs at 8 p.m. on April 24 as the opening event for the fifth annual Middlebury Bach Festival.