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PLATTSBURGH | Winter can make just about anything seem unappealing. But, in about a year from now, this park could begin to look very different, and not just because of the snow melting. Read more

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Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | The village of Champlain kicked off the new decade with its annual First Day Walk on Jan. 1. The village is planning a number of projects this upcoming year. Read more

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Ticonderoga High School

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TICONDEROGA | Hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget difficulties, the Ticonderoga School Board is looking at structural, cost-saving changes that include the consolidation of its middle and high schools. Read more

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Saranac Mad Money

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Eighth-graders at Saranac Middle School take part in a “Mad City Money” event put on in partnership with UFirst Federal Credit Union. Read more

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Clinton County Budget Vote

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County legislators on both sides of the aisle say there is plenty to be happy about while also remaining vigilant about next year’s spending plan. Read more

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UVM Crown Point Turkey

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CROWN POINT | It’s counterintuitive, but then again it’s not: You go to the doctor and he writes you a prescription for good food. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh approved new Crete Center fees and event rates in order to upkeep with necessary costs for the public recreation complexes across the city. Read more

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PERU | Some people say money makes the world go round. Students at Peru High School got a brief taste of that Wednesday thanks to an event aimed at preparing them for life after graduation. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Upon recommendation from the Middlebury Infrastructure Committee, the Selectboard awarded a contract to Broughton’s Farm Supply in Bridport for the purchase of a Cub Cadet 4x4 utility vehicle for use by the Parks & Recreation Department, Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Local protest

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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RAY BROOK | The Ray Brook Biomass Project boilers fired up last Friday, switching from fossil fuel to pellets to heat state office buildings. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area town governments are finalizing spending plans for 2020. Generally, tax levy caps were calculated below 2 percent this year, many close to 1 percent. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has received a $95,000 grant from the federal government that will pay tuition for high school students attending vo-tech classes at CV-Tec in Mineville. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read held a press conference on Aug. 19 to announce the 2020 mayor’s budget. Read more

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The 2019 Vermont legislative session is now history, and it’s worth taking stock of its accomplishments, both positive and negative. Read more

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