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PLATTSBURGH | A number of glamorous lodging initiatives and heavy-duty machinery upgrades are among the projects flagged by regional economic development experts as leading priorities to receive millions in state funding. more

Oct 17, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County’s current emergency radio system was installed while Bill Clinton was still president, and according to Emergency Services Director Eric Day, it’s at the end of its life. more

Oct 10, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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KEESEVILLE | The local volunteer fire department was asked to keep better watch over its financial records in an audit released by the state Comptrollers Office last week. more

Sep 30, 2017 9:00 AM 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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is looking to replace and modernize the financial software that keeps the county running. more

Sep 19, 2017 4:40 PM The Sun

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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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is holding fall business seminars on advertising, social  media and accounting. more

Sep 17, 2017 12:00 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 | Talk of moving the city’s finance office and cutting councilor pay surfaced last week. more

Aug 30, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh last Wednesday released a request for proposal (RFP) seeking health care broker services. more

Aug 24, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun 2 Comments

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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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PLATTSBURGH | With Mayor Colin Read’s budget in-hand, the Plattsburgh Common Council is ramping up budget talks this week. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

CHESTERTOWN | An audit by the state comptroller’s office has revealed Town of Chester employees spent nearly $10,000 without getting prior approval, and spent nearly $2,000 without getting a receipt. more

Aug 17, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read earlier this month proposed his fiscal plan for 2018 two months ahead of deadline. more

Aug 16, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

There was a time when almost anything seemed affordable. more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH — Following the elimination of four city departments, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has proposed an austerity budget he says is “responsible and visionary.” more

Aug 8, 2017 5:00 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — Full-time students at Clinton Community College (CCC) could see a $344 tuition hike this semester. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Counties statewide have been hustling this summer to assemble shared service panels. more

Aug 7, 2017 8:19 PM The Sun

WARRENSBURG — The president of the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company said the board of directors has made a number of changes since the Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC) audited its 2015-2016 records. more

Aug 4, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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