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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Gov. Shumlin 'relieved' by Congress's highway plan

Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's relieved that Congress has provided a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund that will keep dozens of road construction projects in the state on-track.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

7 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

New survey sheds light on tourism in Vermont

Survey says tourists are often referred by friends or family and are looking forward to sampling local food and products.

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11 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont seeks flood damage assessment after storm

The state of Vermont is asking officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help them determine if repairs to damage from flash flooding in the Chester area would be eligible for disaster assistance.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Weather, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

15 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Police Log

On July 28, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of Stewarts Gas Station on Route 7A.

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Related Topix: Londonderry, VT, Bellows Falls, VT

19 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Man charged after North Branch Street rollover

Jacob W. Shea, 20, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to careless or negligent vehicle operation, and operating a vehicle at excessive speed.

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Yesterday | Albany Times Union

Editorial: Do more for the

On the same day the state Department of Labor reported significant drops in jobless rates in the region and across the state, another more detailed assessment of the economy revealed that for far too many of New York's children the Great Recession hasn't really ended at all.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vermont Government, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Manchester Journal

Thoughts of health care reform and 'single payer'

If you thought Vermont's education funding system was complicated, just try getting your arms around the mechanics of healthcare finance.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

New survey shows tourists come to Vermont for local goods

He's not alone. According to a survey released by the Vermont Tourism Research Center, more than 60 percent of people who come to Burlington and beyond vacationed here because friends or family told them to.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

The Bennington Banner

Report: Vermonters on Medicare saved almost $22 million on prescriptions under ACA

Vermonters with prescription drug coverage through Medicare have saved a collective $21.8 million since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, according to a federal report.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Manchester Journal

Accident at the Dorset Quarry

According to the police report, Timothy Squire, 31 of Springfield, VT was attempting to jump into the quarry from a rope swing when he came up short.

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The Vermont Standard

Plymouth Celebrates Old Home Day At Coolidge Site

The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation hosts "Plymouth Old Home Day" at the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site on Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event unites town organizations in a fun-filled festival of traditional craft and farm demonstrations, wagon rides, country cuisine and activities for the entire family.

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Chesmont Astronomical Society

Calvin Coolidge Homestead, Plymouth Notch, VT

A real surprise tucked away in the Green Mountains of Vermont, at Plymouth Notch, is the birthplace of our 30th President and ancestral homestead of the Coolidges! But a 20 minute drive from Chester and Springfield, VT, they also have a cheese making factory on site! On site is the President Calvin Coolidge Museum and Education Center, the home of ... (more)

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The Bennington Banner

Cost of elementary education: How school districts in region compare

Those who follow schools in Vermont are most likely familiar with two numbers that are often talked about: NECAP test scores and a school's cost per student.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Bennington County, VT, Rutland County, VT, Shaftsbury, VT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Nate Byrnes - Good Brew Hunting: beautiful beers, beautiful Vermont

Ah, Vermont! The rustic land of mountains, farms, villages, and friendly folk is famous for its maple syrup, cheese, and beer.

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Related Topix: Beer, Folk, Thanksgiving, us Travel, Travel

WCAX-TV Burlington

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Lawyers for the Vermont Human Rights Commission and the state of Vermont squared off in Washington County Superior Court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Springfield, VT, Rutland, VT, St. Albans, VT, Albany, VT

The Bennington Banner

PSB halts Vermont Gas pipeline project along VELCO route

The Vermont Public Service Board late Friday ordered Vermont Gas to halt construction of its natural gas pipeline extension along certain sections of the proposed route until the company submits a soil management plan.

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Related Topix: Monkton, VT, Addison County, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Franklin County, VT

The Bennington Banner

PSB halts Vermont Gas pipeline project along VELCO route

The Vermont Public Service Board late Friday ordered Vermont Gas to halt construction of its natural gas pipeline extension along certain sections of the proposed route until the company submits a soil management plan.

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Related Topix: Monkton, VT, Addison County, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Franklin County, VT, Middlebury, VT

The Bennington Banner

PSB halts Vermont Gas pipeline project along VELCO route

The Vermont Public Service Board late Friday ordered Vermont Gas to halt construction of its natural gas pipeline extension along certain sections of the proposed route until the company submits a soil management plan.

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Related Topix: Monkton, VT, Addison County, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Franklin County, VT, Middlebury, VT

IBerkshires

Williamstown Town, Fire Discuss Coordinating...

There has been a lot of talk over the couple of years about getting the town's two municipal entities on the same page.

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The Bennington Banner

Town tax rate to rise 2.5 percent

The Select Board set the town tax rate at roughly $1.02 at its Monday meeting. The municipal rate is made up of three other rates, one for the town general fund, the highway fund, and the fire department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Vermont Government, Big Box Retailers

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