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PLATTSBURGH | After months of budget sessions and back-and-forth finagling, the Plattsburgh Common Council last week adopted a budget for 2018 bolstered by a 4.35 percent tax levy increase. more

Sep 19, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council is mulling a plan that could move city events from a taxpayer expense onto a sponsorship model. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

The City of Plattsburgh Common Council just completed their last bulk of 2018 budget amendments. I’m grateful for their hard work. It’ll make a difference for years. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County EMS Strategic Plan just released would initially coordinate more mutual aid between ambulance squads and support that with a countywide state ambulance operating certificate. more

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Giving a tax break to Consolidated Mortgages LLC has been tuned down by the Essex County Board of Supervisors. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:00 AM , The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | No one spoke at a public hearing on repealing Essex County’s landline surcharge law and replacing it with another law that would collect 30 cents a month on both cellular and landline phones. more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 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

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PLATTSBURGH | As part of their mission to lower the city’s tax rate while balancing the quality of services, the Citizen’s Finance Advisory Committee hopes to bolster volunteerism. more

Sep 5, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Talk of moving the city’s finance office and cutting councilor pay surfaced last week. more

Aug 30, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Town of Middlebury are asking residents their opinions about the legalization of marijuana, which contains a psychoactive drug consisting of chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

I’ve heard from several sources that an American citizen has to be very careful if visiting — say, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia — that they don’t get their pockets picked. more

Aug 30, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

MIDDLEBURY | A survey of over 100 Vermont businesses, located mostly in Chittenden County, by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce reflects an up tick in cheeriness about the state’s business future. more

Aug 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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All eyes are on the City of Plattsburgh as it attempts to right its sinking fiscal ship. more

Aug 23, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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PLATTSBURGH | With Mayor Colin Read’s budget in-hand, the Plattsburgh Common Council is ramping up budget talks this week. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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KEENE VALLEY | Nearly six months after the most recent round of state broadband grants was awarded, progress remains at a standstill in Keene. more

Aug 17, 2017 9:00 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

I remember from decades ago a skit at the dawn of the space race. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 AM Guest Columnists

There was a time when almost anything seemed affordable. more

Aug 9, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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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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ALBANY — Battle lines are hardening as dueling campaigns heat up over if New York should host a constitutional convention. more

Aug 8, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun

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