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PLATTSBURGH | It was last summer when Dale Dowdle could’ve been seen outside of City Hall, brush in hand with a can of wood stain on the ground, retouching the doors of the 101-year-old building as the afternoon slipped into the... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A deal to fix the Webb Island Footbridge has been torpedoed by Mayor Colin Read and will return to a reconstituted Common Council who will be seated later this week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A decision that may impact the future of the Webb Island Footbridge is imminent, according to city officials. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has adopted an updated compensation package for a portion of the city’s managers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilors were at loggerheads last week as they weighed funding for the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new trick-or-treating experience hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh students has received approval from the Plattsburgh Common Council. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County voters will head to the polls on Nov. 6  to decide a number of local races here... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Elizabeth Gibbs, an English teacher at Peru High School, has entered the running to represent Ward 3 on the Plattsburgh Common Council. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local law that would have imposed new restrictions on feeding feral cats in the City of Plattsburgh was shot down. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the deadline looms for city council hopefuls to file designating petitions, Plattsburgh’s Democratic and Republican parties are still seeking candidates for local office. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A city councilor has proposed a local law that would impose new restrictions on feeding feral cats in the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A city government-wide code of conduct proposed by Mayor Colin Read was torpedoed last week with a unanimous rejection from the Plattsburgh Common Council. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A single comma, and the lack of a definition for what constitutes an “inquiry” in the City of Plattsburgh Charter, is creating confusion over what councilors can ethically discuss with department heads without the mayor’s oversight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of what he characterized as a wave of negative press, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read proposed a new city government-wide code of conduct designed to maintain taxpayer trust and promote harmonious work... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week renewed the Plattsburgh Farmer’s Market Board of Directors’ authority to run the city’s seasonal market. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local lawyer Patrick McFarlin will fill the city council seat left vacant by former councilor Becky Kasper. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read’s pick to fill the vacancy left by former Councilor Becky Kasper has been stalled after the Common Council deadlocked on a confirmation vote last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | City committee meetings will be open to the public this year, a change in procedure that Mayor Colin Read says will allow for greater transparency. Read more

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