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

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Robert F. Flacke, one of the region’s most prominent citizens over the past half-century, died Nov. 10 at his home in Lake George. more

The Sun

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Just the other day, I heard someone complain about the weather. more

Community Columnists

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AUSABLE FORKS | Work to remove what was once the Rome Dam on the West Branch Ausable River is wrapping up on time. more

The Sun

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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

Editorials

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

Letters to the Editor

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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

The Sun

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The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Sun

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