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DURHAM — Federal programs are critical for helping those with low incomes make ends meet. But not all such programs are equally effective at reducing poverty, nor do they benefit all of those in poverty uniformly. In this brief, we explore the extent to which rural and urban residents access…

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WESTMINSTER, Vt. —An abandoned 1942 Farmall Model H tractor, originally used at Kurn Hattin Homes and repurchased, has been lovingly restored. A 10-year project led by Real Bazin, director of farm and fleet, and assisted by the KHH maintenance department and local resident Gary Cobb, sits pr…

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NEWPORT – Cody Morrison, the new economic development director in Newport, grew up on a dairy farm in the North Country and earned a degree in finance at Franklin Pierce University.

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WEST WINDSOR, Vt. — As the select board here struggles with the prospective purchase of the 4.6 acre Burke property on Route 44, their fretting over the condition of the parcel reflects the concerns of many other sellers and purchasers of less-than-pristine real estate.

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CLAREMONT – Students in the John Paul II Academy completed a Lenten community service project by delivering dozens of bags of useful items to the Baby Steps charity on Main Street Tuesday. 

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ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — Presented by Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and Great River Hydro, the 20th annual Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival returns to Rockingham, Vermont. An early morning bird walk led by expert birder Don Clark kicks off the festival at 7 a.m. See m…

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CLAREMONT — Rep. Anne Kuster spent Monday in Claremont, checking in with health care providers at Valley Regional Hospital, information technology workers at Red River and social and medical workers at West Central Behavioral Health’s Substance Use Services facility.

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NEWPORT – A two year old girl was shot Sunday night when a downstairs neighbor, Timothy Hale, discharged a 12 gauge shotgun. The bullet traveled through the ceiling of Hale's apartment and struck the child in the right leg. 

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WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. — The select board on Monday unanimously approved the official warning for the special town meeting and vote. The town meeting will be held on Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Weathersfield School, with voting by Australian ballot the following day.

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UNITY — The Sullivan County Board of Commissioners approved a request by Sheriff John Simonds to apply for two grants to start a drone program, along with other items of interest on the Monday meeting’s agenda. 

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CLAREMONT — Robert Cowan Osgood was born in Claremont on March 8, 1889, the first of five children born to Herbert and Lillian (Jewett) Osgood. Herbert was an insurance agent in Claremont until selling his business to Julius Timson in 1899 and moving his family to Lansing, Michigan.

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CLAREMONT — Robert Cowan Osgood was born in Claremont on March 8, 1889, the first of five children born to Herbert and Lillian (Jewett) Osgood. Herbert was an insurance agent in Claremont until selling his business to Julius Timson in 1899 and moving his family to Lansing, Michigan.

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NEWPORT – A two year old girl was shot Sunday night when a downstairs neighbor, Timothy Hale, discharged a 12 gauge shotgun. The bullet traveled through the ceiling of Hale's apartment and struck the child in the right leg.

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UNITY — South Acworth was once the main mining source of the most precious and dangerous mineral on earth. The mineral beryl can be found in igneous rocks called pegmatites. Depending on the trace impurities present beryl is known by many names, including emerald and aquamarines. According t…

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WESTMINSTER, Vt. — The Vermont school district plaintiffs — Westminster, Athens, Grafton and several other towns — have received at least a partial answer to their joint lawsuit against the state Board of Education, and it is not what the school districts hoped to hear.

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One thing in the film industry that has become predictable is superhero films. Don’t get me wrong, I like many of them and love some of them. There is just a chance that comic-book-film fatigue could set in, the possibility that too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.

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As I write, a late season blizzard is set to hit the middle states of our nation. Flooding has already wiped out farms and communities a bit south of the states about to be hit. Blizzards, flooding rains and damaging winds have swept through the country several times in the last few weeks. T…