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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Burlington Formalizes Agreement with French Sister City

Burlington, Vermont, and Honfleur, France Friendship agreement
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Officials in Burlington, Vermont have signed a formal “Friendship Agreement” with the city in France that is home to the explorer that discovered Lake Champlain.

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New England News
12:00 pm
Sat March 16, 2013

Pittsfield Welcomes Irish Visitors

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Members of Pittsfield’s Irish sister city committee welcomed guests from Ballina, Ireland on Friday afternoon at Pittsfield City Hall.

Rob Dwyer, president of the Irish Sister City Committee said that since Pittsfield chose Ballina as its sister city in 1998, due to similarities in its “small-town” feel and economy, the two communities have grown close.

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