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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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There was a time when access to the internet was a luxury and even a novelty. Those days are long gone. Today, fast, reliable and affordable access to the internet is as much a necessity as electricity. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Two Warren County supervisors spent time in Washington, D.C., last week advocating for improved broadband and cell coverage — and boosted funding for ambulance services — in the rural areas of the county. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has set a special election for April 23. 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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ATHOL | Researchers from the University at Albany have offered to help upgrade the town of Thurman’s “white space” broadband system as part of a project to devise a high-technology emergency response system. 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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After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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Scores of Frontier subscribers have reached out to the Sun over the past two years to detail concerns over sputtering broadband and phone service. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Willsboro Supervisor Shaun Gillilland has been tapped as the new Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. 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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ALBANY | Charter Spectrum will pay $174 million and refund customers $62 million in a settlement over claims it engaged in a “systematic scheme” to defraud and mislead internet subscribers. Read more

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