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ESSEX | Ron Jackson will be the next Town of Essex Supervisor, fending off a write-in challenge from a longstanding political rival. more

Nov 9, 2017 12:38 PM The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Incumbent Councilwoman Karen DuRose was elected to a fourth term on the Chester Town Board on Tuesday. more

Nov 8, 2017 10:22 AM The Sun

QUEENSBURY | In Lake George, four-term town supervisor Dennis Dickinson defeated six-year Lake George Town Councilman Dan Hurley. more

Nov 8, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun


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By now, Election Day is in the rear view. more

Nov 8, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

ELIZABETHTOWN | County officials and town supervisors won re-election across the board Tuesday in Essex County. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:25 PM The Sun 1 Comments

JOHNSBURG | A new Town of Johnsburg supervisor will be seated after the first of the year after voters choose between two candidates running in the Nov. 7 election. more

Nov 3, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

I recently read a letter sent to Schroon Lake voters from a town board member calling certain other town board members incompetent, et cetera. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

NORTH ELBA | Incumbent supervisor Roby Politi will face a challenge from the former Democratic candidate for judge in 2015. more

Nov 2, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

JAY | Two candidates are squaring off for the tax collector position in Jay being vacated by the retirement of Valerie Coolidge. more

Nov 2, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Three candidates are vying for two four-year terms on the Elizabethtown Town Council. more

Nov 2, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

WILMINGTON | In Wilmington, incumbent supervisor and Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston, an independent, is challenged by Thomas Sibalski, who is also running as an independent for the two-year term. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

JOHNSBURG | Johnsburg residents got another chance to hear from local candidates Oct. 24 as the Gore Region Chamber of Commerce sponsored a second candidates forum at the Tannery Pond Community Center. more

Nov 2, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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CHESTERFIELD | Four candidates are running for two four-year terms on the Chesterfield Town Council. more

Nov 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | In the municipality’s only contested race, Town of Lake George Supervisor Dennis Dickinson faces a challenge from six-year councilman Dan Hurley. more

Nov 1, 2017 5:00 PM The Sun

In a couple of weeks, New Yorkers once again go to the polls. It’s been an interesting year since we’ve last done that. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists


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It’s that time of year when we dust off our bully pulpit and tell everyone to go vote. more

Nov 1, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials


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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburg Town Council has two competitive races on Nov. 7: more

Oct 27, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun


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CHAMPLAIN | Two candidates are running for Champlain Town Supervisor. more

Oct 27, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

HORICON | The North Warren Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring two Meet the Candidates nights for the Towns of Horicon and Chester. more

Oct 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board election has a bit of a twist this time around, with incumbent Councilwoman Katie Nightingale running as an independent after she was beat out by Laurie Prescott Arnheiter in the Sept. 12 primary election. more

Oct 27, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

  • Pete Chagnon, a life-long Vermonter and proud U.S. Navy veteran, said the high cost of living in the state was a key factor in his decision to move to Maine instead of retiring his home state.

  • Essex County Democratic Election Commissioner Mark Whitney issued a belated ruling on specific challenges to petitions on Thursday, June 30, a procedure required by state law to weed out violations. But he did it behind closed doors with the head of the Essex County Democratic Committee, a process that stunned county officials, including Republican Commissioner Allison McGahay.

  • The race to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha (R) has entered the courtroom. Plaintiffs Win Belanger and Provoncha filed suit against challenger Luke Hudak (D) and the Essex County Board of Elections on Thursday, July 23 on the grounds that 92 of the signatures Hudak collected to gain ballot access are invalid.

  • Pictured: View of a SunCommon solar array at a residence from Dog Team Road in New Haven, Vt. The commercial array was built in 2014 in a residential zone. A similar commercial array is being proposed for a residential site Howland Road in Hubbardton, Vt.

  • Patricia Higgins-Bollman Candidate, Chester Town Clerk

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