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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read earlier this month proposed his fiscal plan for 2018 two months ahead of deadline. more

Aug 16, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | A plan for county takeover of the city of Plattsburgh’s information technology (IT) services has not yet been finalized. more

Aug 15, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Following the elimination of four city departments, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has proposed an austerity budget he says is “responsible and visionary.” more

Aug 8, 2017 5:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council last week voted to abolish four city departments. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council has voted to abolish the Engineering, Human Resource, Information Technology and Recreation Departments. more

Aug 1, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The 6th annual Kid’s Day at the Plattsburgh Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market is set for Aug. 5. more

Jul 27, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — As Mayor Colin Read prepares to release his proposed budget for 2018,  city councilors and residents sounded off on the lawmaker’s plans to make significant cuts. more

Jul 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Following weeks of budget meetings and strategic planning, the Plattsburgh City Council delivered their five year budget outlook to Mayor Colin Read last week. more

Jun 7, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — With the deadline for a five year budget outlook looming, lawmakers are weighing significant cuts to capital spending in an effort to balance the numbers. more

May 24, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — With the completion of $550,000 worth of renovations, the North Country Food Co-Op will host a grand re-opening celebration on May 21. more

May 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — With the deadline for a five-year budget outlook upcoming in just three weeks, city officials held another in a series of biweekly finance meetings last week. more

May 15, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh’s Trinity Park was a flurry of activity Saturday as people from around the region gathered in support of stronger environmental protection laws and renewable energy. more

May 1, 2017 10:33 AM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — For local lawmakers, street safety is a big concern on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. more

Apr 26, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

On Oct. 8, 2015, then-Mayor James Calnon announced he was taking away the health insurance that was contractually guaranteed for retirees on Medicare and replacing it with a sub-standard Humana plan. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH — The  Plattsburgh City Fire Department will soon purchase a new $594,339 pumper fire truck and add an addition to their station on South Platt Street. more

Feb 7, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — With $50,000 already in the hole for a set of new docks, lawmakers were faced with making a decision on how to transport the 500 foot aluminum structures. more

Jan 18, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Mayor Colin Read was sworn into office last Thursday, becoming the city’s 28th mayor. more

Jan 13, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Councillors took an a la carte approach to $2 million in proposed cuts ex-mayor James Calnon made to the city’s proposed budget before leaving office. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Mayor James Calnon last week floated a list of proposed budget cuts that he said would save the city nearly $862,000 as lawmakers continue to chip away at a possible double-digit tax hike for city residents. more

Dec 27, 2016 1:55 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Newcomer Colin Read defeated James Calnon for the city’s top slot, with totals coming in at 3,184 to 2,821, according to the Clinton County Board of Elections, who announced the totals late Tuesday. more

Nov 9, 2016 3:47 PM The Sun

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