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The mayor of Burlington has announced the appointment of the city’s first Chief Innovation Officer to  will lead the city's newly created Innovation and Technology Department.         

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More than 100 state legislators from around the country — including 27 from northern New England — are urging Congress to reject "fast-track" trade legislation and to go slow on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

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Bombardier confirms it will cut more than 1,750 employees in Canada and Northern Ireland over the coming months to adjust for weak demand for some of its business jets.

A Vermont natural gas company has filed a petition to build a renewable gas plant at a Salisbury farm.

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Officials at the University of Vermont Health Network Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh recently cut the ribbon on a unique donation to the facility that they hope will help patients, visitors and staff.

It is the one of the largest annual festivals in the North Country and the largest sailing race on Lake Champlain. Officials met Monday to announce preliminary plans for this summer’s Mayor’s Cup events in Plattsburgh.

Max Moore Memorial Treehouse Committee

A groundbreaking was held over the weekend for a project in Plattsburgh inspired by an 8-year-old boy.  Community members gathered on the banks of the Saranac River to celebrate the start of construction of the Max Moore Memorial Treehouse.

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A Vermont state Senator arrested last week on sex related charges that Governor Peter Shumlin described as  "extraordinarily troubling allegations" is expected to resign by Tuesday.

The deadline to comment on Vermont's developing bicycle map is fast approaching.

US Department of Agriculture

Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy says schools are one of the best places to educate children and their families about the value of healthy, nutritious lifestyles.

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