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POTTERSVILLE | The Town of Chester’s project to paint its municipal water tank on Spring Street will likely be costing taxpayers far less than estimated late last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh is making progress on a $24 million overhaul of its water and wastewater infrastructure. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two men implicated in an alleged scheme to defraud the state out of millions of dollars in Medicaid funds have pleaded guilty. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

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Legal Notices

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Water customers in Pottersville are likely to receive an early Christmas present — an ample supply of clear water on tap after enduring years of an insufficient water supply, low pressure and aerated water flowing from their faucets. Read more

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BURLINGTON | The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne to respond to an outbreak... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two county offices are in the process of moving: one into new facilities at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport and one out of historic headquarters there. Read more

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Cigarette smoking is the cause of some 28,000 deaths annually in New York state. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | Marc Molinaro touched down in Plattsburgh last week and met with voters in a town hall-style session. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Whether you speak English or French, a new message overlooking the Northway will welcome you to Plattsburgh: Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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SHOREHAM  – Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR), including centers in Brandon and Shoreham, went tobacco free this summer, according to a news statement by CHCRR officials. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. 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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