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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers passed a $168.3 billion state budget early Saturday. The spending plan closes a $4.4 billion shortfall amid risks to federal aid and includes a $1 billion increase in state education aid. more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

The Sun

Discussions on the proposed PILOT for taxes on state forest lands within the  Adirondack Park have missed mentioning one very important detail. more

Letters to the Editor

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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

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new executive budget proposal on how to pay land taxes within the Adirondack Park drew the ire of Essex County lawmakers on Monday. more

The Sun

I very much enjoy your newspaper and editorials, but I find myself greatly disagreeing with your editorial of Dec.27, wherein you take to task Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read for his remarks thought to be off the record but ... more

Guest Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The saga over the Westport Country Club took another turn as town supervisor Michael “Ike” Tyler (R-Westport) unsuccessfully pled with members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors to forgive penalties over unpaid taxes. more

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