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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

Mar 20, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun

Discussions on the proposed PILOT for taxes on state forest lands within the  Adirondack Park have missed mentioning one very important detail. more

Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. more

Mar 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

WARRENSBURG | A 2009 graduate of the Warrensburg Central is returning on March 5 to hold a free seminar on financial literacy as a public service to local residents. more

Mar 3, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun


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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

Feb 28, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials

The State of Vermont has a problem: it likes to spend more than it takes in in revenues especially when it comes to the education budget. It also has a problem backing away from its reliance, more and more, on property taxes. more

Feb 27, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are expecting to cut another $360,000 worth of expenses in the coming year, and another $558,000 in the proposed 2019 spending plan. more

Feb 26, 2018 3:15 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | The city will move forward with plans to reconstruct a footbridge over the Saranac River that was removed two years ago after failing a state inspection. more

Feb 13, 2018 3:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

Feb 12, 2018 5:03 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new executive budget proposal on how to pay land taxes within the Adirondack Park drew the ire of Essex County lawmakers on Monday. more

Feb 8, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | It’s that time of year when the numbers crunch of tax season can become very stressful for many. more

Feb 5, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun

RUTLAND | In a filing with the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Green Mountain Power is seeking to lower bills for customers by $6 million. more

Feb 1, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard held a meeting Jan. 23 to various citizen comments and attend to town matters. more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Remember 1984? It was a big year in Vermont and beyond. more

Jan 28, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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TICONDEROGA | Upstate Accounting owner John Rayno is getting help from friends and family while he recovers from health issues. more

Jan 26, 2018 11:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Though local lawmakers have made significant cuts in the past year, the City of Plattsburgh’s financial future remains unstable. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | Leaders from Clinton County, the Town of Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh have outlined their visions for their respective localities. more

Jan 22, 2018 4:05 PM The Sun


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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:37 AM The Sun


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MIDDLEBURY | Several outspoken Addison County residents, who attended an Ethan Allen Institute (EAI) presentation about a new, proposed Vermont carbon tax, expressed their displeasure with the so-called ESSEX Plan... more

Jan 16, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. more

Jan 16, 2018 10:09 AM The Sun

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