Almanack Contributor Melissa Hart

Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor with the Burlington Free Press, Ithaca Journal and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She worked as a communications specialist for the Adirondack North Country Association and is currently digital editor for Adirondack Explorer, overseeing both the Explorer's website and its community forum the Adirondack Almanack. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and two cats.


Sunday, November 12, 2023

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

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Sunday, November 5, 2023

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Friday, November 3, 2023

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Sunday, October 29, 2023

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

Discussion time: Encouraging young people to stay

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Saw this program being tried in Vermont and wondered if it’s something we should do in the Adirondacks?

“Vermont has joined the growing list of states hoping to retain young people by paying their student loans. The program, launched this year, will give recent graduates of Vermont colleges up to $5,000 if they stay and work in the state for two years. Lawmakers hope the initiative will keep more young people in Vermont. From The Hechinger Report in Vermont Public, Liam Elder-Connors reports.”

https://www.npr.org/2023/10/15/1205950953/to-counter-its-aging-population-vermont-offers-5-000-for-recent-graduates-to-sta

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Friday, October 27, 2023

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Sunday, October 22, 2023

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

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Friday, October 20, 2023

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Sunday, October 15, 2023

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Friday, October 13, 2023

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Sunday, October 8, 2023

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Friday, October 6, 2023

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

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