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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Lack of internet connectivity has a huge impact on the lives of area residents, Laurie Arnheiter said this week as she announced an upcoming public broadband informational meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15... Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation designed to prevent those deemed a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature on Tuesday passed the strongest set of gun control measures since the SAFE Act. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature passed a slew of election reforms on Monday designed to make it easier to vote in the state. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the legalization of recreational marijuana next year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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Recently, on an extremely foggy night, a large crowd of people braved the night to celebrate the pending retirements of Undersheriff Michael Badger and Sheriff Richard Cutting. Read more

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WESTPORT | It was an atmosphere of satisfaction Tuesday night as family and friends joined with Essex County Sheriff-elect David Reynolds at the Westport Hotel and Tavern. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Community Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony were held late last month at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) was re-elected in her bid for ninth term Tuesday, easily beating back a challenge from her Democratic opponent. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg’s designation as a federal Opportunity Zone is expected to brighten the town’s long-term economic prospects, local officials said. Read more

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