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WESTPORT | Taxpayers in Westport approved a revised school spending plan for 2018-19. more

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WESTPORT | Westport School Board approved a revised budget plan Tuesday night, one that sticks at the state mandated tax levy cap at 2.42 percent. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week unanimously rejected funding for volunteer animal rescue group Animal Welfare and Rescue Services (ARWS). more

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QUEENSBURY | As school districts across the nation grapple with a rash of fatal shootings, Warren County officials are considering how much of the cost of providing armed guards should be passed on to the school district. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With their sights set on rebuilding the City of Plattsburgh’s fund balance while avoiding double-digit tax increases, the Plattsburgh Common Council last week passed their annual five-year budget outlook. more

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WESTPORT | The only Essex County school budget to ask its residents for a super-majority yes was spurned by its voters on Tuesday. more

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WARRENSBURG | A nationally-renowned garden designer, lecturer and author is returning to the area to give a presentation on residential landscaping and gardening. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Lake City’s latest budget report is in, and the results have one councilor optimistic about the city’s financial trajectory. more

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CHAZY | If voters approve on May 15, the Chazy Central Rural School District plans to grant the Alice T. Miner Museum a land easement that will allow for a new access road and parking lot. more

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TICONDEROGA | Large increases in health insurance costs are driving up school budgets in the area, superintendents say. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo said hammering out this year’s $168.3 billion spending plan was tricky because of a $4.4 billion deficit largely caused by federal shortfalls. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers passed a $168.3 billion state budget early Saturday. The spending plan closes a $4.4 billion shortfall amid risks to federal aid and includes a $1 billion increase in state education aid. more

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The $1.3 trillion budget passed last week is expected to push our national debt to over $22 trillion, and this is only a six-month budget. more

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ROUSES POINT | A village trustee will take the place of Dan Latourneau as mayor of Rouses Point. more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

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PLATTSBURGH | An ongoing effort to slash expenditures in the City of Plattsburgh culminated in a discussion about potential cuts to the city’s police department last week. more

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. more

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RUTLAND | Members of the Budget House Appropriations Committee hosted a open meeting at the Rutland School District board room recently to hear testimony on what should be included in the appropriations bill. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

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