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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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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors approved sale of the county Community Planning building on about 3/4 of an acre to Stewart’s Shops. They set the offer at $650,000. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | Taxes in the Village of Rouses Point are slated to decline this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A $9.1 million infrastructure project at the Plattsburgh City School District will be put to voters May 21. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | After North Country Community College declined to move forward with a proposed trade school in Ticonderoga, the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has decided to move ahead with a more decentralized plan... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Hudson Headwaters primary care health clinic in Ticonderoga will move from its present location into a new 10,300-foot facility at the Ticonderoga campus of the University of Vermont... Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Robust sales tax revenue for Warren County is leading to more of its rough roadways to be paved this summer, if not earlier. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The 2019 construction season in Middlebury got underway as planned last week, in weather that Vermonters like to call “bracing,” with a day of tree clearing at the north end of the project. Read more

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