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Photo by Kim Dedam

JAY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has extended engineers’ request to have more time to remove the Rome Dam. more

The Sun

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Photo by Kim Dedam

JAY | Project engineers spoke with area residents last Wednesday about work underway to remove Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River. more

The Sun

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Photo by Tim Rowland

AUSABLE FORKS | The East and West branches of the Ausable River both begin high on the flanks of Mt. Marcy, but while the West Branch is famous for fly fishing and photogenic cascades, the East Branch in known more for ice jams and flood damage. more

The Sun

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Photo by Kim Dedam

ELIZABETHTOWN | Something happened on the Ausable River last Saturday. more

The Sun

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Photo AuSable Forks history collection/Ausable River Association

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors awarded the bid to deconstruct the Rome Dam in AuSable Forks to Reale Construction Inc., of Ticonderoga. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Chesterfield Supervisor Gerry Morrow is pushing back against a plan to put a public boat launch on Augur Lake. more

The Sun

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rich redman

As a schooled ecologist/conservationist, I view the world through a biologist’s eye. more

Community Columnists

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Harmony Golf Course photo

KEESEVILLE — It was a hot, sweltering day in June. more

The Sun

WILMINGTON —  A rainy start to summer pushed water with force through rivers and into ponds and lakes. more

The Sun

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For generations, Vermonters and New Yorkers, believers and skeptics, adults and children have searched for answers to tell us the truth about Champ, America’s very own Loch Ness monster, believed to make its home in the beautiful Lake Champlain. more

NCL Magazine

In 1998, President Bill Clinton signed a bill giving Lake Champlain official designation as one of the nation’s great lakes, making the area eligible to compete for research money under the National Sea Grant Program. more

NCL Magazine

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LAKE PLACID — With the last remnants of snow fading from view, a local coalition still has road salt on the brain. more

The Sun

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Pete DeMola

The owners of Smith’s Auto Exchange have been charged by the state Department of Environmental Conservation with numerous violations of Environmental Conservation Law more

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Photo courtesy of Flickr user Ferd Brundick through Creative Commons Licensing.

AUSABLE — For residents tired of looking at trash-strewn lots or junked cars, relief may be in sight: more

The Sun

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Photo by Pete DeMola

CLINTONVILLE — While a problem property in Clintonville has been cleared of trash, the rats simply scattered — and the radius may be expanding, residents worry more

The Sun

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Access road will be built first to start three-year deconstruction of old “Pulp Mill” dam; the $2.5 million project is funded by NY Rising flood mitigation program more

The Sun

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rich redman

The spring sun and its extended days activate nature’s internal signals. The solar day length and warming soils bring life. more

NCL Magazine

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Several local bridges are slated to be replaced this year as part of state programs designed to beef up the region’s critical infrastructure. more

The Sun

NORTH HUDSON — The public comment period has begun for proposed land-use at Boreas Ponds. more

The Sun

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Photo by Thistle Tulla Carson

The healing power of water is profound and sensual. more

NCL Magazine

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