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TICONDEROGA | Essex County supervisors voted this week to initiate a process that will transform a decaying downtown Ticonderoga property into a tourist destination for legions of dedicated Star Trek fans. Read more

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Without much fanfare on Thursday, June 13, the New York State Court of Appeals rendered a decision that received little attention. Given the statewide implications and Essex County’s involvement, it’s a shame. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is proposing a pair of local laws governing the county’s coroner system. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County budget planners might add six new school resource officers, or SROs, to the county sheriff office’s 2019 budget. Read more

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WESTPORT | Essex County Supervisors discussed what to do about taxes that remained unpaid on Westport Golf Course properties. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled last April electronic voting records can be obtained without a court order. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A coalition of local mental health providers is coming together in an attempt to lower the price of health insurance while improving the quality of service. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved ahead with a public hearing later this month on a proposed law to change the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled last month voters may obtain electronic voting records without a court order. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled the state’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) covers electronically scanned images of ballots taken from voting machines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A week after a trio of landowners expressed concern over the Nov. 29 tax sale held by Essex County, members of the Board of Supervisors held a special meeting Dec. 11 to address the matter. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors are moving ahead with a plan to tear down a property in the hamlet of Port Henry which the DPW office has deemed unsafe. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Moriah supervisor Tom Scozzafava wants to see a building on Elizabeth Street gone as soon as possible and not sent back into a foreclosure sale. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Giving a tax break to Consolidated Mortgages LLC has been tuned down by the Essex County Board of Supervisors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | No one spoke at a public hearing on repealing Essex County’s landline surcharge law and replacing it with another law that would collect 30 cents a month on both cellular and landline phones. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON — The state has extended the deadline for Requests for Proposals for the project to transform Frontier Town into a gleaming new tourism hub. Read more

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