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SCHROON LAKE | Taxes in the Town of Schroon will be up 7.3 percent overall in 2019, due mainly to a 16.75 percent increase in the town’s general fund, according to the town’s adopted budget. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The Town of Newcomb will come in $50,000 under that tax cap in 2019, according to Supervisor Robin DeLoria. Read more

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HAGUE | Continuing to live off investments and Warren County sales tax, there will again be no town taxes in Hague, according to its 2019 budget. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. Read more

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LEWIS | A new class looks to add 22 paramedics to North Country emergency response teams. Read more

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MORIAH | Leaders of Moriah Ambulance Squad appeared at a recent Moriah Town Council session to explain how patients are now billed for their transports. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted to renew its contract with the Johnsburg Emergency Squad. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow municipalities to create ambulance districts. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | An unidentified bicyclist was involved in an scrape with a motor vehicle on Court Street (U.S. Route 7) around 8 a.m. on Oct. 23. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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ROUSES POINT — Village officials are exploring supplementing their volunteer ambulance squad with paid professionals. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County will hire a consultant to study the feasibility of a countywide ambulance district. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — In the wake of a year that saw three municipalities in Essex County reorganizing their ambulance squads, county lawmakers are showing signs of warming to the prospects of a countywide ambulance district. Read more

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WARRENSBURG — A stagnant state senate bill, once sponsored by Thomas Libous, former Senator for the 52nd District, has been resurrected. Read more

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The plight facing local ambulance squads is a metaphor for life in the North Country: A slow-motion disaster that has been a long time coming. Read more

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