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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. more

Jan 25, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have authorized the relocation of county employees from the Cornell Cooperative Building in Westport to the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Lewis. more

Jan 2, 2018 2:45 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — While Essex County still works to get rid of hazardous buildings on the former Frontier Town in North Hudson, work is well underway for the new senior nutrition kitchen in Westport. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County won big with the state Regional Economic Council Awards. more

Dec 20, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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MIDDLEBURY | In order to maximize access to downtown Middlebury shops and the U.S. Post Office during the holiday season, Addison County Transit Resources announced today that it will delay implementation of use of the new, pull-off bus stop... more

Dec 12, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors were in a good mood upon passing the 2018 spending plan. more

Dec 8, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun


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WESTPORT | The 2018 spending plan in Westport is slightly below the state mandated tax-levy cap. more

Nov 9, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors are moving ahead with a plan to tear down a property in the hamlet of Port Henry which the DPW office has deemed unsafe. more

Nov 8, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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MORIAH | Former Village of Port Henry snow removal from most private roads won’t be continued this winter by the Town of Moriah. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

WESTPORT | While workers continue to bring new life to the WADA building in the heart of Westport, two more buildings in desperate need of repair — or even replacement — are on top of the town supervisor’s to-do list. more

Aug 18, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Following the decision to abolish four departments last month, the city is engaged in housekeeping measures to ensure it follows the letter of the law. more

Aug 9, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council has voted to abolish the Engineering, Human Resource, Information Technology and Recreation Departments. more

Aug 1, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Fish Hatchery in Crown Point needed a new truck, but did not have the cash to do so. more

Jul 3, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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Some folks like bicycle lanes added to exiting streets; Others find the effort costly to taxpayers and sometimes redundant. more

Jun 27, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials


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PLATTSBURGH — With the deadline for a five year budget outlook looming, lawmakers are weighing significant cuts to capital spending in an effort to balance the numbers. more

May 24, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — With the completion of $550,000 worth of renovations, the North Country Food Co-Op will host a grand re-opening celebration on May 21. more

May 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — The need to tear down a building at the county fish hatchery in Crown Point had one supervisor asking how the county could cut costs when it comes to inspecting for asbestos. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — When Madeline McGrath left her downtown job to walk home last week, the last thing she expected to see was a swastika carved onto Bridge Street. more

Apr 25, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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PORT HENRY – Village leaders had kind words for each other as the last Port Henry Board of Trustees meeting wrapped up recently. more

Mar 31, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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PORT HENRY – The Port Henry Board of Trustees has met for the last time. more

Mar 22, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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