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PLATTSBURGH | Optimism, the future and working together were the three main themes at the fourth annual State of the County, City and Town put on by the North Country Chamber of Commerce at the Butcher Block Restaurant. Read more

The Sun

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PITTSFORD | You wouldn’t think an amendment to the U.S. Constitution would require special, local protection, but in today’s twitchy anti-gun environment, illegal immigrants seem to evoke more empathy by some citizens than legal gun owners. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

WARREN COUNTY | The race to take on the post of representing the 114th District Assembly District realigned this week. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | A local woman whose distinguished career of public service spanned four decades passed away last week, and her friends and associates reminisced about her impact on life in the region. Read more

The Sun

Copperfield Inn Winter

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NORTH CREEK | Following a disagreement on paying owed taxes to Warren County, the owners of the North Creek’s Copperfield Inn sold the lodging and food establishment. The money from the sale is going towards paying off the debt owed to the county. Read more

The Sun

Gerald “Gerry” Morrow

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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

The Sun

Conover 2019 State Of County Speech

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WARREN COUNTY | Warren County is in solid financial shape — a trend developing over recent years which is expected to continue, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Ron Conover told county leaders at their Dec. 20 meeting. Read more

The Sun

HOPE Handshake

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MIDDLEBURY | In keeping with this season of giving, and setting aside partisan passions, Addison County Republicans gathered over 100 non-perishable items to donate to non-profit HOPE, Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

GEIS Hearing

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) was reviewed in a public hearing session Monday, Dec. 9 at City Hall Read more

The Sun

Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

The Sun

Tax

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will use surplus funds and successful health insurance negotiations to keep taxes relatively flat in its 2020 spending plan, according to a budget memo provided to town supervisors. Read more

The Sun