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WILMINGTON | Randy Preston’s two-year battle with cancer ended Thursday, July 18. The 60-year-old Wilmington supervisor and veteran of his local Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department was known for his “real and true” nature and devotion to Wilmington Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Authorities are investigating a suspicious package sent to a local lawmaker’s home. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled last April electronic voting records can be obtained without a court order. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled the state’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) covers electronically scanned images of ballots taken from voting machines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Decision to appeal decision rooted in privacy concerns — not transparency, says county Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston (I-Wilmington) was officially chosen by his peers Tuesday to serve a full term to lead the county’s legislative body. Read more

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Spending flat in preliminary budget that trims contingency fund by $30K Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Ferebee formally resigned on Monday after 17 months of leading the county’s legislative body. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County tentative 2017 budget has been filed. The projected increase in the tax levy for the $98 million spending plan is 3.75 percent, or about $798,000 over 2016 levels. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The county is about to learn how much Frontier Town is worth. Read more

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Town Council tasked with filling one year unexpired term; deputy super says he’s uninterested in long-term position Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Move will expedite tax auctions, said lawmakers, who have long complained over glacial search process Read more

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Keene Supervisor William Ferebee will soon accept a state position Read more

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Should counties be put in a situation where they need to be the decision making body in matters of election law? Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County’s controversial dog tethering local law proposal is back and headed for public hearing. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is litigating a Freedom of Information Law request for the examination of ballots cast in last year’s general election. Read more

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KEENE — Paint stripes on State Route 73 through Keene mark two new crosswalks for pedestrian traffic. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — An Essex County department head has filed a complaint against Moriah Town Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava over a letter to the board read at a public meeting. Read more

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