I am writing to alert Westport and Wadhams residents to the crippling personnel shortage threatening the town’s volunteer ambulance squad. more

Oct 26, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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WADHAMS — If this spring’s weather is for ducks, then everyone will be ready for the Boquet River Duck Derby, an event coming soon to a hilly street in Wadhams. more

Jun 10, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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Champlain Area Trails hosted the fourth Grand Hike from Wadhams to Essex earlier this month. more

May 29, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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Ceremonies set for Elizabethtown, Westport, Wadhams, Willsboro and Keene more

May 26, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A beloved local icon is no more. more

May 16, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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WADHAMS – Champlain Area Trails worked with three “Volunteer Vacationers” during the week of April 22-28 to prepare the trails for its Grand Hike to the Essex Inn on Saturday, May 13. more

May 6, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Friends, neighbors treated to celebration and a fiddle surprise with Kate Ritter on the bow more

May 4, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

ESSEX — Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will host the North Country’s fourth “Inn-to-Inn” hike on Saturday, May 13. more

Apr 22, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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Georgia-born blues singer Victor Wainwright will return to Plattsburgh for his third performance in the city on April 14. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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WESTPORT — Westport Federated’s Community Cares Project is planning a major fundraiser this summer for their program to purchase gas cards to help local residents get to medical appointments. more

Mar 29, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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WADHAMS — Farmers Adam Hainer and Melody Horn will heat water for the underground pipes with used cooking and waste motor oils more

Mar 16, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun


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Being a home health care aide in the Adirondacks is tough work — but aides wouldn’t change it for anything more

Mar 16, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

WADHAMS — Can you hear me now? more

Feb 16, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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State zoning on 15 different sections would be amended to better fit Town of Essex Land Use Plan more

Jan 18, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A number of critical infrastructure projects will be funded as part of a $61.4 million funding package the region received last week, including projects to provide clean drinking water, filter sludge and replace sewer lines. more

Dec 13, 2016 9:42 AM The Sun

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WADHAMS — Essex Theatre Company retains award-winning director Edward Cornell to stage work by playwright Conor McPherson more

Dec 1, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun


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WADHAMS — The first annual Wadhams Cross Race will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 at 953 Essex County Route 8 in Westport. more

Nov 30, 2016 6:00 AM Sports

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WADHAMS — A large new American flag was raised over the Essex County Veteran’s Cemetery on Friday. more

Nov 11, 2016 1:06 PM The Sun

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Walter Cronkite, born this month in 1917, once said that he “can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life “everything he’s got.” more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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WADHAMS — As part of long-standing tradition, most are unmanned and operate on an honor system through the use of cash boxes. But this summer has seen a spate of thefts that has frustrated farmers across the region. more

Aug 17, 2016 8:20 PM The Sun

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