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BRANT LAKE | The Adirondack Lakes Alliance has honored Town of Horicon Supervisor Matt Simpson for his half-dozen years of advocacy work towards protecting the environmental quality of lakes and rivers in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Several local homes gutted by fires and then acquired in tax sales by out-of-town owners may be prompting a new ordinance in Warrensburg, town officials said last week at their monthly town board meeting. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Stephanie Greineder of southern Pennsylvania stood in the new $22 million Adirondacks Welcome Center on its opening day last Thursday and watched a wall-sized video depicting people enjoying various attractions the area offers. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | An ordinance that allows village residents to host public parking on their properties during three local special events will likely be ready for consideration by the village board at their July 16 meeting. Read more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is asking the regional office of the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for help in upgrading and maintaining several state-owned boat launches throughout the county. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. Read more

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

Letters to the Editor

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. Read more

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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. Read more

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Public officials do not always make the right decisions! Read more

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HORICON | Voters have approved a constitutional amendment to create a land bank in the Adirondacks and Catskills that will aid localities in public works projects on state Forest Preserve. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | It’s go time for supporters of Proposal 3. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | This tiny town in the central Adirondacks has garnered outsized headlines in recent years with two mega-projects slated to transform the landscape. Read more

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Long-running Newcomb supervisor was a singular presence in Adirondack politics Read more

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As Adirondack Park Agency ponders classification, Siena Poll reignites debate Read more

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Access the Adirondacks is a coalition of local government officials, sportsmen and business owners who are lobbying for broader access to Boreas Ponds. Read more

Editorials