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KEENE | Close to 80 percent of all trailheads leading into the High Peaks are routinely above their capacity on fall weekends, according to a new survey. more

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

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CHESTERTOWN | The town formally unveiled its new wood-pellet burning boiler and the acquisition of 104 acres of forest to town holdings last Thursday. more

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CHESTERTOWN | Representatives from various firms were in Chestertown on Nov. 16 to test fire a new wood pellet burning boiler installed in the former coal room in the basement of Chester Town Hall. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. more

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CHESTERTOWN — With the intent of boosting the area’s quality of life, economy and the environment, town of Chester officials are considering acquiring more woodlands as a new community forest. more

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RAY BROOK — Adirondack Park Agency commissioners drew particular attention to American Disability Act rules during their regular meeting in January. more

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CHESTERTOWN — Town of Chester citizens who helped upgrade the popular local ski venue known as Dynamite Hill Recreation area were commended Dec. 31 as a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the improvements. more

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SCHROON LAKE — Plaid outweighed green last week at Schroon Lake Central as the Adirondack Park Agency hosted the latest public hearing as part of the classification process for Boreas Ponds. more

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Challenging a study that ties Wilderness classification to a 25 percent increase in property values, the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board says the connection between classification and land value is far more nuanced more

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LAKE PLACID — Rep. Stefanik has introduced legislation that would direct the United States Postal Service to issue a special stamp that will raise awareness and funds to combat invasive species. more

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BRANT LAKE— Guests at Jimbo’s Friday night, Jan. 29, were encouraged “Do-Nut Forget Fred,” as they celebrated the retirement of Chester Supervisor Fred Monroe after 24 years in his role, while poking fun at Monroe’s “love affair with doughnuts.” more

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CHESTERTOWN — Fred Monroe, who’s served as a town of Chester official since 1980 and been prominent in Warren County government for over three decades, will be honored at a retirement banquet set for Jan. 29. more

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LAKE GEORGE — Outgoing Queensbury Supervisor at-Large Mark Westcott urged the Warren County Board of Supervisors to look at the current system of government, calling the make-up of the board’s voting power “unconstitutional.” more

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Town of Chester Supervisor Fred Monroe — who’s been a town official since 1980 and prominent in Warren County government since 1992 — has decided he will be retiring as of Dec. 31. more

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Soon, marijuana will be growing legally in the town of Chester. more

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