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PLATTSBURGH | The state is advising the City of Plattsburgh to put the brakes on the next phase of the Saranac River Trail project, citing a lack of confidence in the city’s ability to meet a state-mandated engineering deadline. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Elizabeth Gibbs, an English teacher at Peru High School, has entered the running to represent Ward 3 on the Plattsburgh Common Council. more

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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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PLATTSBURGH | As the deadline looms for city council hopefuls to file designating petitions, Plattsburgh’s Democratic and Republican parties are still seeking candidates for local office. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A shortage of lifeguards at Plattsburgh City Beach may lead to fewer open hours for beach-goers this summer. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh patrons may soon see more stringent parking enforcement in the downtown core. 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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PLATTSBURGH | For the first time in recent memory, an ethics board has been convened in the City of Plattsburgh. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A city government-wide code of conduct proposed by Mayor Colin Read was torpedoed last week with a unanimous rejection from the Plattsburgh Common Council. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Volunteer animal rescue group Animal Rescue and Welfare Services (ARWS) last week requested $3,000 from the City of Plattsburgh to help fund their efforts to contain and care for the city’s feral cat population. 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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PLATTSBURGH | In an effort to find areas of cost-cutting collaboration, Clinton County legislators met with the Mayor of the City of Plattsburgh and two city councilors this month to discuss mutually-beneficial ways taxpayer dollars could be saved. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local landlord Peter Regnier has garnered the city Republican Committee’s endorsement for Ward 6 city councilor. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A single comma, and the lack of a definition for what constitutes an “inquiry” in the City of Plattsburgh Charter, is creating confusion over what councilors can ethically discuss with department heads without the mayor’s oversight. 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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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday opted to table a discussion on whether or not they would implement a city government-wide code of conduct. more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of what he characterized as a wave of negative press, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read proposed a new city government-wide code of conduct designed to maintain taxpayer trust and promote harmonious work... more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the Plattsburgh Common Council preps a list of recommendations for overhauling the city’s parking system, some downtown workers and business owners are cautioning that a lack of parking could be detrimental to downtown businesses. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are attempting to piece together a cluster of recommendations for implementing a new parking enforcement and management system, and residents want answers. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city’s promotions and events coordinator has resigned, citing a work environment “where collaboration and compassion are absent” and an administration that “has consistently misrepresented facts” to its workers and the public. more

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