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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council failed to appoint a mayor pro tem last week, a position given to a council member that gives them the power to both assist and fill in for the mayor if he is unable to perform his duties. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | A city councilor has abandoned a plan to explore whether some property owners should be exempted from the city’s current sidewalk snow removal policy. more

Jan 9, 2018 12:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi cab company asked lawmakers last month to consider raising the maximum ride fare in city limits by $1.50 per ride. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:30 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The owner of a local taxi company requested last week that the Common Council increase Plattsburgh’s fare limit for cabs operating in city limits. more

Dec 12, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Months of budget talks are expected to culminate with a series of Common Council votes next week. more

Sep 6, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week delayed approval for the Adirondack Pride Parade for the third time. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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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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