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ELIZABETHTOWN | Child Protective Services in Essex County might gain armed guards. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay, on Sept. 7, Webb’s Tree Service began removing selected trees from the Middlebury Town Green. more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. more

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QUEENSBURY | Students attending schools in Bolton and Lake George saw uniformed and armed school resource officers (SROs) patrolling the hallways when they returned to classes this week. more

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WARRENSBURG | Commercial aerial fireworks displays in the Town of Warrensburg will now require a permit and be subject to various regulations. more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Police Chief Michael Mawn said he will be forced to resign by the end of the month unless the state Civil Service Commission grants a waiver that protects the pension he earned during a career as a New York state trooper. more

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SPLIT ROCK | Wilderness advocate John Davis urged a gathering of about 75 conservation-minded residents recently to advocate for the reintroduction of the puma into Adirondack forests... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava says everything possible is being done to clean up the commercial and apartment building at 4314 Main St. in Port Henry that a fire raged through recently. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday passed a moratorium that will temporarily halt new commercial cryptocurrency operations from moving into the city for the next 18 months. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors offered their thanks to a pair of sheriffs deputies who were able to help save six animals in Moriah recently. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | First responders now have their own personal network to use during emergencies. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have authorized the relocation of county employees from the Cornell Cooperative Building in Westport to the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Lewis. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local law enforcement and public safety workers are helping out in more ways than one this holiday season. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Concerned about the projected cost of buying a new aerial firetruck as well as protecting public safety, Lake George Village officials are now considering sharing such a truck... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Jail is getting a big electronics upgrade intended to make the operation more efficient and safe. more

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