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Seemingly, yes! In a fascinating example of how what happens halfway around the world can impact us here at home, Brattleboro, Vt.-based FiberMark’s Lowville plant will be closed next week in part due to a year-old Chinese law that limits...
Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who want to eat local food together with people who produce food, local food, even in this dead part of...
This is part of a series of farmers writing about life on the farm , week to week, through the season. Courtney Grimes-Sutton is co-owner of Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville. Read all of Courtney’s journal entries here. And you should check out...
I cover the Champlain Valley, so I cross back and forth between Vermont and New York a lot. Sometimes the places blur together and I don’t even notice I’ve crossed the state line. But other times – in the islands, in Port Henry and...
Update, 4:45 pm: Nora again in Canton — we’ll be continuing to follow this story with Brian in the Adirondacks, but in the meantime you can check your weather conditions on our weather page, where you’ll also find weather alerts by...

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Simple Beauty: Georgia O'Keeffe at the Shelburne Museum
Georgia O'Keeffe is most famous for her paintings of the American Southwest, but O'Keeffe's first maturity as an artist came while painting in Lake George. Brian Mann visited the new Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont..
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Wreck diving off Burlington with Brian Mann.

McHugh fights for acid rain monitors

New York lawmakers are pushing back against a move to cut a federal program that monitors acid rain. Acid rain is blamed for killing 500 lakes in the Adirondack Park alone. Red Spruce forests have been decimated. Northeastern states, led by New York and Vermont, have long argued the pollution drifting east from Midwestern power plants is largely to blame, and they've sued to stop emissions. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

Possible measles exposure pops up in Lake George

Lake George got a surprising notice from the Department of Health last week: The town was possibly exposed to measles. Quebec is experiencing a small outbreak of the disease. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Ozone threatens health across NY and Vermont

It's hot. With 90-degree days today and tomorrow, the New York State Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation issued an Air-Quality Health Advisory. The agencies are worried about ozone. It's a gas that forms on these hot days and it can be harmful. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

Theatre review: Into the Woods at St. Michael?s Playhouse

St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester has opened its season with the musical Into the Woods, which runs through July 1. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the...  Go to full article

Canada's rising dollar changes cross-border economy

For the last 30 years, the exchange rate between U.S. and Canadian currncy made it seem as if everything sold in Canada was marked down. Lately, the "sale" sign has moved...  Go to full article
Peonies join lilacs as Shelburne attraction (Source: Shelburne)

Heard Up North: Shelburne Museum unveils peony garden

The Shelburne Museum in Vermont has been famous for years for an amazing display of spring lilacs. This Sunday, the museum will dedicate a new peony garden. As part of our...  Go to full article

Washington puts border crossing under microscope

Congress has begun its review of what Democrats are calling the "tuberculosis incident." Last month, Atlanta attorney Andrew Speaker crossed the Canadian border into Clinton...  Go to full article

Preview: Ostentatious Poverty in Burlington

A new musical theatre work debuts in Burlington this weekend. Ostentatious Poverty mingles idioms from jazz, economic theory and the theatre. It's part of the...  Go to full article

Farmers want migrant workers to have more time in U.S.

Dairy farmers in New York and Vermont are now relying on migrant workers - many here illegally. So farmers are closely watching the debate in Washington over immigration....  Go to full article

Heard Up North: An eerie mystery sound

This Heard Up North is a mystery - and an eerie one at that. A listener recorded a sound she heard recently in the middle of the night. We're hoping you can help identify...  Go to full article

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