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LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George Village leaders cited disappointment April 1 that the $175.5 billion state budget passed a day earlier didn’t include a specific allocation toward the construction of a new municipal treatment plant. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Montreal-based green energy company is putting down roots in Plattsburgh. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Repair of the Webb Island Footbridge may be imminent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local firefighters may soon have a new place to complete hands-on field training. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education has set a special meeting Tuesday to consider a deal that could lead to the repair of the Webb Island Footbridge as early as this spring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Another bout of offers and counteroffers that may ultimately decide the fate of the Webb Island Footbridge has begun. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Lack of internet connectivity has a huge impact on the lives of area residents, Laurie Arnheiter said this week as she announced an upcoming public broadband informational meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15... Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation designed to prevent those deemed a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | After a soft launch in January, Ocho Cinco Cantina has officially opened following months of work and capital investment to transform a portion of the historic Ashe’s Hotel building at 85 Hudson St. into the new establishment. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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It has been a year plus since the Plattsburgh School Board closed the Saranac footbridge. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Senate on Tuesday reauthorized Essex and Warren counties to resume the collection of mortgage taxes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature on Tuesday passed the strongest set of gun control measures since the SAFE Act. Read more

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