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Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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CLINTON COUNTY | The Clinton County official results for the 2019 general election are in now that the absentee ballots have been counted. The unofficial election results came in past 10:00 p.m. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | With state aid at recent highs and a mounting list of mandated repairs, Northeastern Clinton Central School administrators say now is the time to act. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh will be holding a public hearing on the recently added Local Law P-6 of 2019, as part of the Building Code Administration and Enforcement in Plattsburgh’s City Code. Read more

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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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Carbon Dividend

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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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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

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Food Drive

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PLATTSBURGH | Local radio station “99.9 The BUZZ” hosted its annual Thanksgiving “Feed Your Neighbor Food Drive” along with WTEN outside the Plattsburgh Hannaford Supermarket. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects to move forward soon as the City of Plattsburgh is planning to complete its Generic Environmental Impact Statement. Read more

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SARANAC | Within two days, two families have been left picking up the pieces of their lives after raging fires ripped through their homes. Read more

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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunities to renew and celebrate our traditions. Holiday preparations and events serve to bring family and friends together while strengthening the bonds between them. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Curaleaf in Plattsburgh unveiled its latest product last Wednesday, Nov. 20 - raw cannabis flower pods. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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CLINTON COUNTY | Small Business Saturday is returning to the North Country for the ninth year to promote local shopping Nov. 30. Following the long-lived tradition of Black Friday. Read more

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As we honored those who served in the military earlier this week on Veterans Day, we were reminded of a task not yet completed. Read more

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CLINTON COUNTY | Positions for county coroner and legislature and many town boards were decided by Clinton County voters Tuesday night. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In recent years, the rise of fentanyl-laced in drugs has been a major problem with substance abusers, specifically with heroin, a drug classified as an opioid. Fentanyl is a strong synthetic painkillers which, mixed with the wrong... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Residents of Clinton County will decide several county and town races when they go to the polls Tuesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In preparation for Election Day, Clinton County has received two state grants of $54,000 and $39,000 to fund new polling equipment to count voters. Read more

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