ELIZABETHTOWN | New programs for children at Head Start and pre-Kindergarten are growing to reach the youngest of Essex County residents. more

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WESTPORT | Rep. Elise Stefanik mingled with residents and supporters on a dirt track as a cow named Golden Graham patiently awaited her moment in the spotlight. more

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This letter is in rebuttal to John O’Neill’s letter “GOP being hijacked by radical right.” more

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As we reflect on the past and look to the future, we are reminded of the effects of the loss of business and their impact on the community as a whole. more

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WESTPORT | Austin K. Blodgett, 37, was pumping gas at the Westport Mobil off Exit 31 when he allegedly made threatening statements about the government. more

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In the wake of changing demographics and tightening budgets, we commended the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central (ELCS) and Westport Central (WCS) boards of education last year for making the difficult decision to jointly authorize a formal merger study. more


ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Public Service Commission has booted Charter from the state two years after the state agency approved their merger with Time Warner. more

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WESTPORT | Layers of clouds swim in a sea of summer blue sky toward distant mountains at Westport Country Club. more

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WESTPORT | With patriotic fanfare, the Essex County Fair is ready for its 170th year. more

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WESTPORT | Mother Nature will have her way. more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

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WILLSBORO | Willsboro’s “Hometown Heroes” banner organizers will host a fundraiser Saturday, July 28 at Indian Bay Marina in Willsboro from noon to 8 p.m. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County District Attorney’s office does not prosecute code enforcement cases primarily because they are misdemeanor violations. more

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I didn’t vote for Donald Trump and watching national TV almost borders on tedium as things are more like a political world wrestling match than the modern America I grew up in. more

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WESTPORT | Character education programs at Westport Central School start with meeting local farmers. more

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WESTPORT | In the summer of 1978, a group of players took to the stage that in what was the town’s train station, hoping to keep the building alive. more

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WESTPORT | An expansive new arena and indoor training area at Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue is being dedicated Saturday to a special horsewoman whose life was forever changed by a stallion named Buck. more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers in Westport approved a revised school spending plan for 2018-19. more

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I first crossed an open border in Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but before German unification. more

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