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QUEENSBURY | Three new top executives in Warren County government were named March 16 — and one resignation was announced — as county supervisors held their monthly meeting. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Plattsburgh over revenue from the Falcon Seaboard power plant. more

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THURMAN | Soon after the new Thurman town board members were sworn in at the town’s annual organizational meeting last week, controversy erupted  much like it did one year ago. more

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ALBANY | The governor has signed a bill making it easier for members of the public suing for access to public records to recover their legal fees. more

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It’s been a tough year for the press. more

Editorials

THURMAN | Transparency, spending and Freedom of Information Law requests took center stage at a candidate’s forum in Thurman last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The city’s ongoing health care standoff with retirees boiled over last week as a retiree recounted months of grief following insurance changes. more

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Much has been written regarding the lawsuit filed by Essex County Democrat Chairwoman Bethany Kosmider vs. Essex County Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Elections. more

Letters to the Editor

LAKE GEORGE — Stunned with the arrest of a leading coordinator of environmental grants in the region, area municipal officials reassigned his duties this week as they strategized how to move forward with pending environmental protection projects. more

The Sun

Essex County has chosen to appeal the ruling by State Supreme Court Justice Martin Auffredou ordering the county to release electronic ballot scans under a FOIL request filed by Essex County Democratic Party Chair Bethany Kosmider. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Decision to appeal decision rooted in privacy concerns — not transparency, says county more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections more

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PLATTSBURGH — Faced with a $1.5 million deficit, the City of Plattsburgh began taking a closer look at next year’s proposed budget plan on Thursday. more

The Sun

Essex County is coming under fire for their decision to merge two departments: more

Editorials

Should counties be put in a situation where they need to be the decision making body in matters of election law? more

Letters to the Editor

ELIZABETHTOWN — As the county moves forward with a plan to combine two departments, fault lines have widened between county officials and the citizen-run board tasked with advising the process. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is litigating a Freedom of Information Law request for the examination of ballots cast in last year’s general election. more

The Sun

Recent mention of the Putnam Central School District in the Post Star “Boo” section in the April 18 edition, criticizes Superintendent Matthew Boucher for his refusal to provide public documents subject to a FOIL request. more

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