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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... more

The Vermont Eagle

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. more

The Sun

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

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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

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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. 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. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Where once cloudy, opaque front windows and a series of white walls blocked off Plattsburgh’s only medical marijuana dispensary from pedestrian view, there are now transparent panes of glass and an open floor plan... more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced he will be hosting three blood drives at the end of August to help local hospitals make up for the dip in blood donations that occurs during the summer months. more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | The New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory recently reported that two pools of mosquitos, both collected at the Ausable Point State Campground last month, tested positive for WNV. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Projects funded include new signage, road paint, landscaping more

The Sun

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Thirteen people have been arrested in connection with a far-reaching probe into Medicaid fraud in the Adirondacks. more

Editorials

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Pete DeMola

PLATTSBURGH | A sixth defendant has been arraigned on federal conspiracy charges related to a sweeping Medicaid fraud scheme. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Phantom trips and cash kickbacks are among the tactics authorities allege the owners and drivers of at least 10 cab companies in the Adirondacks have been using for years to defraud the state of millions. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. more

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