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PLATTSBURGH | A report by the state Comptroller’s Office has revealed local governments hemorrhage millions in revenue from flaws in municipal water systems, including water loss, inaccurate meters and improper billing. more

Dec 12, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

ALBANY | New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers to read the fine print on gift cards this holiday season for details about fees and expiration dates. more

Dec 2, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

CHAMPLAIN | The state Comptroller’s Office has dinged the villages of Champlain and Rouses Point and the Town of Champlain in an audit of the Champlain Joint Youth Program. more

Nov 30, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

Town criticized for lack of financial oversight, improper allocation of sales tax revenue more

Nov 29, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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BOLTON | The Office of State Comptroller (OSC) has recommended the Bolton Fire District tighten up its accountability of credit card purchases and payments, recommending it always have receipts before paying the bill. more

Nov 19, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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State voters squashed the prospects of holding a constitutional convention last week. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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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

MINERVA | The state Comptroller’s Office has determined a lack of financial controls and oversight by the town supervisor and board allowed a former clerk to the supervisor to steal thousands from municipal coffers over a multi-year period. more

Oct 25, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | As Congress digs into tax reform this fall, the state and local tax deduction has left New York politicians rattled. more

Oct 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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

Oct 18, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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NORTH ELBA | Two new bridges over the West Branch of the AuSable River are now open. more

Oct 18, 2017 11:00 AM 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

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

ELIZABETHTOWN — A former town of Minerva employee who used municipal coffers as her personal bank account for two years has pleaded guilty to three charges related to the thefts. more

Aug 10, 2017 2:54 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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PERU — The Peru Central School District was cited by the state comptroller’s office last month for inadequate supervision of extracurricular activity funds. more

Jul 14, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

SCHROON LAKE – With just two suggestions, the State Comptroller’s Office has concluded an audit of the Schroon Lake Fire District. more

May 1, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — School districts across the North Country are scrambling to find substitute teachers. more

Feb 2, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A new report from the state comptroller’s office says slow or no revenue growth is making it difficult for municipalities to maintain services while keeping pace with rising fixed costs — including health care. more

Jan 11, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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ALBANY — Municipal budgets are falling into place across the region. more

Nov 3, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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