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Tim Rowland

UPPER JAY | Essex County has deployed equipment to start removing an ice jam in Upper Jay on the East Branch of the AuSable River. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The state and a coalition of partners are rolling out a new effort to reduce the number of backcountry search and rescue operations in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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NEWCOMB | Adventurers who have an interest in both history and the outdoors will have two more weekends this winter to get a special look at the Camp Santanoni Historic Area, an architectural masterpiece nestled deep in the woods of Newcomb. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | One of the most visible artifacts of the former Frontier Town theme park has been sold. Read more

The Sun

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WARREN COUNTY | Aerial surveillance of ice buildup on the Hudson River is now being conducted in Warren County to detect the formation of ice jams. Read more

The Sun

NORTH HUDSON | Representatives of the central Adirondack Five Towns coalition expressed disappointment and a degree of anger last week over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge... Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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EAGLE LAKE | The status of Eagle Lake’s only public boat launch has residents fearful that they may not be able to fish or recreate on the lake in the ways to which they have become accustomed. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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$800,000 center constructed paid for with grants Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Town of Elizabethtown is poised to move forward on a long-delayed project to construct a wastewater treatment system. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | A workshop, organized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, on hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) will be held Dec. 15. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | A new rural wastewater infrastructure program will pump $350,000 into Vermont’s economy while protecting the environment, according to Neil Kamman of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

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. Read more

The Sun

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

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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. Read 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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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