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CHILSON | Residents of Chilson and Eagle Lake last week were given five options, none of them cheap, for a new water system that will satisfy a federal court order to shut down an unfiltered flow coming from Gooseneck Pond by 2025. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A gathering of Chilson and Eagle Lake residents was told last week that the Town of Ticonderoga has a little more than five years to design and build them a new water source before their current system is shut down... Read more

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RAY BROOK | A final decision on the Eagle Lake boat launch, which faced closure under a state management plan, will come in the next two to five years, an Adirondack Park Agency representative said last week. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Property owners in southern Essex County received notification last week that their assessments are increasing, but town officials were quick to point out that this, in and of itself, does not mean that taxes are going up... Read more

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RAY BROOK | After a public outcry at its proposed closure, the Department of Environmental Conservation will allow the boat launch on Eagle Lake to remain open pending more study, a state forester told the Adirondack Park Agency Thursday. Read more

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In the Jan. 10 article on suncommunitynews.com, “Residents concerned about boat ramp,” Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) spokesman Dave Winchell makes several claims that attempt to make the changes DEC is proposing to the Eagle Lake.... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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TICONDEROGA | Town residents were puzzled and annoyed when a stretch of state Route 74 that had just been paved last fall began coming apart at the seams this winter. But it turns out the highway work wasn’t bad — it was just incomplete. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Todd Condon creates art on his iPad, not necessarily because he prefers to, but because the joints in his fingers have seized up to the point that he cannot grip brushes and pens. Read more

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in its Hammond Pond Wild Forest Draft Unit Management Plan, proposes to close the state boat launch on Eagle Lake and rebuild it as a “fishing and water access site.” 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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On the morning of June 29, a semi-truck driving east on Route 74 in Eagle Lake, Ticonderoga left the road and was unable to recover before it hit a utility pole, tree and boulders at the edge of our property. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN — Silt and debris in the Schroon Lake watershed — and its vast size itself — makes effective and consistent control of lake levels difficult, town of Chester leaders learned last week. Read more

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