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Peru Sewer Meeting

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PERU | Plans are in place for $4.6 million in upgrades that include two new pumping stations and about 11,000 feet of new lines across parts of the town. But 44 home and business owners could potentially act as a roadblock. Read more

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PERU | New York State Police have released clues in the decades-old unsolved homicide of a Peru man; they hope the clues will trigger new information in the case. Read more

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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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NORTH HUDSON | New York Supreme Court Judge Robert J. Muller dismissed a lawsuit that charged a snowmobile bridge over the Cedar River violated environmental protection laws. Read more

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PERU | Residents will get a chance to learn about the $4.6 million sewer collection system upgrade project set to happen this year during an informational meeting this month. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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CHESTERFIELD | With a new year underway, and many new elected faces the Essex County Board of Supervisors, one long-time leader, Gerry Morrow, has closed a chapter here after 34 years in office. Read more

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WESTPORT | Voters here have given Westport Hose Co. No. 1 approval to build a new fire station. The $3.2 million fire station will be situated on 5.2 acres the fire district purchased off of Route 22, adjacent to Bessboro Builders & Supplies. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Skilled workforce shortages plague the construction industry, with Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing 379,000 vacant jobs in the sector nationally. 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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TICONDEROGA | When construction crews were scraping the ground for a new entrance to the Ticonderoga hospital they began unearthing things: A beer bottle from long ago, what appeared to be a girl’s change purse and the stacked stones of a dry well. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A section of Prospect Avenue, between Dennis Avenue and Rugar Street, will be closed Monday until around 2 p.m. due to construction. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The person overseeing all of Lake George Village’s infrastructure is retiring and his associate of recent years will be taking over his position. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Stewart’s Shops has signed a contract to purchase the Mac’s Supermarket building, which became available last month when the independent grocer announced it would be closing its doors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH |  When Tina Bedard entered her internship in January 2019 with University Police, she had an inkling she wanted a career in law enforcement but wasn’t sold on being a campus officer. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The projected cost of Lake George Village’s wastewater treatment plant increased this week as the village board learned that engineering oversight and inspection and related costs will rise by $248,690. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | After being closed for the summer, a popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden is about three weeks from reopening, according to Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Construction of the new Frontier Town Campground is complete. New trails, tent sites, RV sites and horseback riding amenities are fully operational and open. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Work inside the shuttered storefront at 2495 Main Street here is progressing. Read more

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North Warren

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CHESTERTOWN | In addition to deciding on school board candidates and whether to ratify the 2019-20 district budget, residents of the North Warren School District will be voting on a proposition to approve spending up to $551,000... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard and the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) have scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, June 4. VTrans, and its partners Kubricky and VHB, will preview the 2019-20 construction plan... Read more

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