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PLATTSBURGH | A local law that would have imposed new restrictions on feeding feral cats in the City of Plattsburgh was shot down. more

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WHALLONSBURG | A number of agencies throughout the North Country will be getting together this Saturday to talk about ways people can keep their animals safe and away from harm. more

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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