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PLATTSBURGH | A new decade has arrived, and it is a big one for the city of Plattsburgh. The first common council meeting of the year was held last Thursday, Jan. 2, and included two new councilors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh has made further strides to become increase its status as a Climate Smart Community. Plattsburgh is one of seven cities in the U.S. to be a Climate Smart Community. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With an intent to minimize the carbon footprint of local government, the Lake George town board is considering entering an electricity purchasing agreement with a company that builds and maintains solar farms in the northeast U.S. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has installed a new electric car charging station in front of city hall. Read more

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June 6 the City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed a task force to become a climate smart community focusing on reducing recourses and energy consumption. You can’t be serious? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Supporters of Plattsburgh becoming a Climate Smart Community (CSC) met for the first time to discuss goals and plans to help the city become a greener community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed seven individuals to serve on the newly created City Sustainability Task Force (CSTF) at the June 6 Common Council meeting. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County has OKed a pair of electric vehicle charging stations. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE — The Indian Lake Town Board has voted to support the Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s efforts to seek grant funding for a proposed new “regional security center” at the former IGA building. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Lake George town justices appealed to their town board Nov. 14 for extra administrative help in keeping up with their ever-increasing workload. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Two legislative initiatives which had prompted considerable controversy and triggered a political backlash were adopted recently by the town board without much public reaction. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Lake George village passed a milestone June 20 as it passed a resolution authorizing the municipality to borrow up to $17 million to bankroll planned upgrades to their wastewater treatment plant. Read more

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