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Pete DeMola

PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. more

Jan 16, 2018 10:09 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | New Yorkers gained a new safety net on Jan. 1. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:20 PM The Sun

As the Vermont State Legislature plans its agenda for the 2018 session, our elected leaders might consider addressing some of the issues highlighted by the business magazine, Forbes, regarding our economic situation. more

Dec 22, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga, a new alcohol distillery and the Star Trek Original Series Set Tour are recipients of more than $3 million in state economic development awards. more

Dec 21, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun 2 Comments

Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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CASTLETON | Castleton University is investing roughly $3.6 million in a renovation and modernization project to its Jeffords Science Center. more

Nov 27, 2017 4:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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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 I noted that a number of Nobel Prize in Economics winners of late have studied something called behavioral economics. Many economists find that very disturbing. more

Oct 18, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

This week the Nobel Committee awarded its Nobel Prize in Economics to Richard Thaler, a behavioral economist. more

Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

Jefferson County is the second most rapidly shrinking county in the nation. And, Syracuse, one of our state’s grand cities, is considering collapsing into Onondaga County. It isn’t easy to maintain cities and counties in rural New York... more

Jun 21, 2017 1:46 PM Guest Columnists

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MORIAH – A fundraising breakfast will bring in money to put on the Port Henry-Moriah Labor Day celebration. more

Jun 13, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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MORIAH – Businesses in downtown Port Henry might be able to share in a state grant for improvements to their buildings. more

Jun 9, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE — Upset residents sound off at tumultuous meeting as town board weighs zoning revisions more

May 2, 2017 10:35 AM The Sun 5 Comments

MONTPELIER — Since its inception in 2012, the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative (WLEI) has invested over $3.8 million dollars in 129 projects impacting every county of the state, leveraging $7.4 million in additional funds. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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