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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s totemic Lord George Augustus Howe has contributed much to the community’s storyline, and now he’s about to add a new feather to his considerable cap: a lesson in the trades. Read more

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DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County supervisors voted this week to initiate a process that will transform a decaying downtown Ticonderoga property into a tourist destination for legions of dedicated Star Trek fans. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is being lauded for its economic strength. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | With over 10,000 business owners in the North Country nearing retirement, the Adirondack North Country Center for Businesses in Transition — a collaboration of regional organizations and leaders... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

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JOHNSBURG | A fully developed network of recreational back-country trails between North Creek and Thirteenth Lake may become a reality if pending plans are realized. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Planning Board voted 7-1 to rule the Town of Plattsburgh’s proposed moratorium on new projects a “local issue” on Jan. 2. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A woman who not only established a prominent Warrensburg inn but helped launch a local cultural renaissance in the 1980s is being remembered by her friends and associates after her passing. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont was in the top 10 states among do-it-yourself movers, finishing seventh overall, up three spots from 2017, according to moving-truck rental company U-Haul. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Citizens of the town of Chester would like to see their downtown thriving with a variety of businesses that offer good-paying full-time jobs, according to a recent survey. Read more

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Many Vermonters are not benefiting from the state’s economic growth. Read more

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