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CLIFTON PARK | The looming mandate for vehicle owners to obtain new license plates — whether they need them or not — was denounced last week as an extraneous tax on motorists and a burden on DMV staff by area county clerks who teamed up... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, when retired homeowners Doug and Pat Richmond of Underhill were told by an official of their home fuel-oil dealer, Patterson Fuels, that their basement fuel tank was being “red tagged”... Read more

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The next defensive driving course has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 2. Unlicensed teens may take the course for free! Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kari Ratliff, who works as motor vehicle supervisor at the Essex County Department of Motor Vehicles, is running for Essex County clerk. Read more

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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... Read more


Happy National Voter Registration Month! Read more

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Here’s a warning to all licensed motorists, especially parents of teen drivers: Civil traffic tickets, even when a juvenile is involved, are not protected from public scrutiny. Read more


Several weeks ago, we warned about ongoing scam artists using false IRS information in order to take advantage of honest folks trying to do the right thing. Read more

Guest Columnists

LAKE GEORGE — Any person who applied to be registered to vote or did a change of address through the NYS DMV should verify their voting information with their local Board of Elections Office. Read more

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So the other day, while at the Miami airport, I watched a family of five check in for a fight to South America using a cell phone with just one screen. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Proposed changes to how auto dealerships process vehicle registrations has county-run Department of Motor Vehicles offices rattled. Read more

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The use of private cabs to transport Medicaid patients to medical appointments has skyrocketed in Essex County in the past half-decade. Read more

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