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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

The Sun

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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

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | For 21 years, St. Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid has been conducting a medical mission team trip to Dominican Republic. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With the 2018 mid-term campaign and election season now over, Vermont legislators are enjoying a late-year respite before the start of a new legislative session in Montpelier starting in January. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh was awarded a $3.1 million state grant last week. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Water customers in Pottersville are likely to receive an early Christmas present — an ample supply of clear water on tap after enduring years of an insufficient water supply, low pressure and aerated water flowing from their faucets. Read more

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Local resident Mary Gill-Warren posted a response on Sen. Chris Bray’s Facebook page recently: Read more

Letters to the Editor

LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a news statement by Elle O’Casey director of communications and outreach for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, 73 percent of Vermont is still experiencing dry or drought conditions... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Whether you speak English or French, a new message overlooking the Northway will welcome you to Plattsburgh: Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The long-rumored relocation of the city’s water pollution control plant from the shores of Lake Champlain is looking a little more unlikely. Read more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon squared off in their first and only debate last week ahead of the Democratic primary contest on Sept. 13. Read more

Editorials

TICONDEROGA | The Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Town of Ticonderoga $50,000 for failing to bring an aging water system that flows out of Gooseneck Pond up to federal standards. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) announced the allocation of $1.46 million in funding for five projects across the North Country on Thursday. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | A three-inch hole in a six-inch water main took only two hours to repair, but resulted in a two-day boil water notice. Read more

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. Read more

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Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Experts briefed state and local officials last week in Syracuse on harmful algal blooms. Read more

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