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WARRENSBURG | The state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging motorists to be wary of moose and use “extreme caution” while navigating roadways this month. more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. more

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NEWCOMB | Once on the brink of being allowed to decay back into the forest, the Santanoni great camp has received a $370,000 from the National Park Service that will significantly stabilize the 125-year-old retreat for years to come. more

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NORTH HUDSON | The first phase of the multi-year effort to build a new state-run campground at the former Frontier Town theme park has been completed. more

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LAKE GEORGE | The $22 million wastewater treatment plant planned for Lake George could raise municipal taxes by about 50 percent for the next 30 years... more

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QUEENSBURY | Stephanie Greineder of southern Pennsylvania stood in the new $22 million Adirondacks Welcome Center on its opening day last Thursday and watched a wall-sized video depicting people enjoying various attractions the area offers. more

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The State of New York/Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has closed the boat launch site on Garnet Lake. more

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A new state report about a pilot program to test school drinking water for lead recommends that all Vermont school water systems be tested for the toxic metal immediately. more



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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. more

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SCHROON LAKE | David Kent has been visiting the Eagle Point Campground on Schroon Lake since he was six months old — 72 years ago. more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. more

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. more

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THURMAN | The state Department of Environmental Conservation recently erected a barrier at a boat launch site on Garnet Lake designed to keep boat trailers out of the water. more

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JAY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has extended engineers’ request to have more time to remove the Rome Dam. more

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JAY | Project engineers spoke with area residents last Wednesday about work underway to remove Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River. more

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JOHNSBURG | The task of repairing or replacing the bridge over Claude Straight Road in Johnsburg, undermined in a 2013 storm, received $60,000 from the federal government to help cover the cost, five years after the fact. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Something happened on the Ausable River last Saturday. more

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. more

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