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PLATTSBURGH | Property owners in the City of Plattsburgh will see a tax increase of 1.7 percent this year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. 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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SCHROON LAKE | Taxes in the Town of Schroon will be up 7.3 percent overall in 2019, due mainly to a 16.75 percent increase in the town’s general fund, according to the town’s adopted budget. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Taxes in North Hudson will be up 4.65 percent overall in 2019, according to the adopted town budget. Read more

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Rep. Harvey Smith of Addison County’s 5th district concurs with last week’s comments by Rutland County State Sen. Brian Collamore. Read more

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that we live in turbulent times, and while some areas seem to be improving, others continue to spin out of control. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Months ago, Warren County Clerk Pam Vogel warned county supervisors that Warren County government might lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue... Read more

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CROWN POINT | For those living inside the water district, taxes in Crown Point will remain the same in 2019, according to the adopted town budget. Read more

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MINERVA | Minerva’s finances will come in a bit under the tax cap in 2019, according to the adopted town budget. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is poised to pass a spending plan for 2019 with no tax increase attached. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Superintendent Scott Osborne and school board members appeared to be feeling bullish over the district’s future regardless of how Tuesday's merger vote goes. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Despite concerns raised over spending and taxes, Warren County’s 2019 budget was adopted Nov. 16 by the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is ready with a preliminary 2019 budget that sits about $75,000 below the allowed 2.68 percent tax levy increase cap. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Governmental spending in the Town of Lake George as forecast in the town’s endorsed 2019 budget reflects a 7.1 percent increase, while the amount to be raised by taxes is to decrease by 0.1 percent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

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ATHOL | The Town of Thurman’s tax rate for 2019 is expected to increase by 3.4 percent, from $4.07 per $1,000 in assessed value this year to $4.21 per $1,000 next year. Read more

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