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WARREN COUNTY | Glens Falls Ward 1 Supervisor Jack Diamond attended his first Warren County Board of Supervisors meeting on Jan. 19, and immediately stirred discussion on the Warren County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals... more

Jan 29, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Eight horses have been seized from a Lake Clear home after state police were tipped off to reports of animal cruelty. more

Dec 7, 2017 9:42 AM The Sun


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LEWIS | After over four decades of service to country and county, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting has decided it is time to move on. more

Dec 5, 2017 9:43 AM The Sun

DANNEMORA | A tip about stolen chickens has led to the arrest of two teenagers on burglary charges. more

Nov 30, 2017 3:13 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Two members of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office are being hailed for rescuing dogs described as neglected from a Mineville residence last week. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:57 PM The Sun 3 Comments


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague has been endorsed by all 18 members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors. more

Jun 14, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague has announced she is running for a third term as the county’s top law enforcement official. more

Mar 16, 2017 9:00 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lawmakers approved a countywide dog tethering law on Tuesday. more

Dec 6, 2016 11:45 AM The Sun 2 Comments

Please except this letter as a response to the recent article favoring the “Tethering Law” titled “Essex County Needs a Tethering Law.” more

Nov 3, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

I recently read the “Essex County Needs a Tethering Law” letter in your latest edition and was relieved to know that finally laws are being created to help protect the animals in our community. more

Oct 26, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

In early 2015, the Essex County Animal Cruelty Task Force presented the Board of Supervisors with a comprehensive report on the state of animal cruelty in the county and a series of recommendations to address it... more

Oct 21, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County’s controversial dog tethering local law proposal is back and headed for public hearing. more

Oct 11, 2016 3:00 PM The Sun

The Budweiser Clydesdales are appearing at Lake George on Aug. 18, with stable viewing before then at the Saratoga State Park Aug. 16-21. more

Aug 13, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

ESSEX COUNTY ­­— Thousands of dogs die each year from being left in hot cars and many more are rescued by emergency services. more

Aug 8, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — It’s back to the drawing board for supporters of a proposed countywide dog tethering law. more

Aug 2, 2016 4:25 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Animal rights advocates scored a victory on Monday when the Essex County Board of Supervisors Ways and Means Committee approved the introduction of a local dog tethering law. more

Jul 26, 2016 11:30 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A proposed dog tethering law sparked lively discussion between county lawmakers and advocates on Monday. more

Jul 12, 2016 12:15 PM The Sun


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MONTPELIER — Hunters and a gun rights group want Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) to veto a bill that creates an animal cruelty investigation board potentially staffed with members from anti-hunting organizations. more

May 11, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers have delayed a vote on implementing a long-term dog tethering law. more

Apr 6, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Planning on leaving Fido on his leash all day? Not so fast, says the Essex County Animal Cruelty Task Force. more

Mar 15, 2016 10:49 AM The Sun

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