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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council unanimously approved the preliminary plans for the Durkee Street development project at the May 23 meeting. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The Town of Lake George has a new employee in charge of maintenance and repair of its roadways. Read more

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LEWIS | Staff at Essex County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are settled into new office space on Route 9N, just west of the hamlet here. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is reminding its residents to shovel their sidewalks after the declaration of an end of snow event. Or else. Read more

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Here we go again. You turn on the evening news and it’s the same old story told every winter and early spring after a thaw or rain event. Read more

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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

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For the first time in several years, the town government here will be able to add funding to non-profits through the 2019 spending plan. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilors were at loggerheads last week as they weighed funding for the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Adirondack North Country Pride Parade returns next weekend. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s formal budget sessions kicked off last week, tension bubbling over in the first hour. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City Beach closed for the season last week, marking an end to what turned out to be a profitable summer. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has released his budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year. Read more

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Essex County supervisors welcomed new Transportation Coordinator Kaitlin Egglefield, who will manage public transportation functions under the county Department of Public Works. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | At the Aug. 14 Middlebury Selectboard meeting, with the infrastructure committee’s endorsement, selectboard members made the following contract awards related to Public Works Department operations: Read more

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QUEENSBURY | A new superintendent of public works took over in Warren County this week after county lawmakers appointed Kevin Hajos, deputy DPW superintendent since 2010, to the post on April 20. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have authorized the relocation of county employees from the Cornell Cooperative Building in Westport to the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Lewis. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — While Essex County still works to get rid of hazardous buildings on the former Frontier Town in North Hudson, work is well underway for the new senior nutrition kitchen in Westport. Read more

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