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PLATTSBURGH — Counties statewide have been hustling this summer to assemble shared service panels. more

Aug 7, 2017 8:19 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County may raise fees for use of the county’s tax assessment services. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The city’s new mayor sees the City of Plattsburgh edging towards financial disaster. more

Jul 25, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — More probation officers, family court attorneys will be needed in Essex County as youthful offenders diverted into family court more

Apr 25, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — County applauds clean water and infrastructure funding, but wary over unfunded mandates — including consolidation proposal more

Apr 18, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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“I’ve invested more in upstate and northern New York than any governor in the history of the state of New York, and I am proud of it — period,” says Cuomo more

Apr 14, 2017 11:58 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The replacement plan to kill the Affordable Care Act is dead on arrival following last week’s cancelled House vote. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — Mayor, town supervisor, legislative chair deliver state of the city, town and county addresses in first-ever joint ceremony more

Feb 1, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

Reading the article “Cuomo on taxes” (The Valley News Sun, Jan. 21) I would like to point out some data that anyone can obtain from the Essex County Real Property webpage. more

Jan 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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PLATTSBURGH — Councilors voted last week to enact a local law that paves the way for a possible tax increase above the state mandated tax cap. more

Dec 22, 2016 6:45 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Following months of budget negotiations, the city appears no closer to bridging the $1.6 million deficit. more

Dec 17, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Councilors continued hammering out a 2017 spending plan for the city last Thursday. more

Dec 8, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun


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Several cuts made for anticipated future retirements more

Nov 6, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

SCHROON LAKE — The preliminary 2017 Schroon town budget is so far under the state tax cap. more

Nov 4, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — Faced with a $1.5 million deficit, the City of Plattsburgh began taking a closer look at next year’s proposed budget plan on Thursday. more

Nov 4, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

MORIAH – The proposed 2017 Town of Moriah budget might be under or over the tax cap for the town, because the state hasn’t set one yet. more

Nov 4, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun


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ALBANY — Municipal budgets are falling into place across the region. more

Nov 3, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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SARANAC — For a second year in a row, town officials found ways to save money in order to allocate more funds toward Pickett Corners Park renovations. more

Nov 2, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

CHAMPLAIN — Town officials recently hashed out next year’s tentative spending plan, which will keep taxes the same for the residents. more

Nov 2, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun


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Ahead of next month’s election, Plattsburgh City Mayor James Calnon and his challenger, Colin Read, discuss the issues facing the city, from fiscal planning, body cameras for police and their $10 million grant check more

Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM The Sun

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