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THURMAN | Soon after the new Thurman town board members were sworn in at the town’s annual organizational meeting last week, controversy erupted  much like it did one year ago. more

Jan 12, 2018 3:03 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) is being put on hold next year due to budget cuts at the college, and students are upset about the potential loss of center director Julia Devine. more

Dec 19, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

WILLSBORO | The preliminary budget for the town of Willsboro shows a decrease in spending with a slight increase in the tax levy which currently puts the town under the state tax levy cap, according to town supervisor Shaun Gillilland. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | House Republicans rolled out their tax reform plan last week. more

Nov 7, 2017 7:15 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Despite all the gloom and doom surrounding the City of Plattsburgh’s finances, the city is ending the year without one dubious distinction: more

Nov 1, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

Last week the City of Plattsburgh suffered a fate long in coming. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | The Town of Chester can increase appropriations by about $28,805 over 2017, but contractual obligations will take most of that, supervisor Craig Leggett said. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County will delay testing out a new route deviation service for paratransit riders until next May. more

Oct 3, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | A state-mandated panel of town and county officials resolved last month to share a number of government-provided services designed to drive down local property taxes. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

You’ve been following the difficult budget process for the City of Plattsburgh this year. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | After months of budget sessions and back-and-forth finagling, the Plattsburgh Common Council last week adopted a budget for 2018 bolstered by a 4.35 percent tax levy increase. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Concerned with the future of her department, one city employee took to City Hall last week to speak directly to the Plattsburgh Common Council. more

Sep 14, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council is mulling a plan that could move city events from a taxpayer expense onto a sponsorship model. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

The City of Plattsburgh Common Council just completed their last bulk of 2018 budget amendments. I’m grateful for their hard work. It’ll make a difference for years. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | A plan to alter the Clinton County paratransit bus service and move toward route deviation, first spearheaded months ago, is on its way to a final vote. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Months of budget talks are expected to culminate with a series of Common Council votes next week. more

Sep 6, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | As part of their mission to lower the city’s tax rate while balancing the quality of services, the Citizen’s Finance Advisory Committee hopes to bolster volunteerism. more

Sep 5, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Talk of moving the city’s finance office and cutting councilor pay surfaced last week. more

Aug 30, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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All eyes are on the City of Plattsburgh as it attempts to right its sinking fiscal ship. more

Aug 23, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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