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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. more

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For months, immigration has preoccupied the nation. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Alexa users can enable Sun Community News in their daily flash briefings so that they can receive a summary of the day’s local headlines. more

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WESTPORT | The Schroon Lake varsity boys basketball team used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from host Westport Eagles for a 66-56 win Tuesday. more


Bring the family to our “Discover North Country Classical” coffeehouse featuring Esther Rogers Baker’s program “Bach Around Town” on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 3 p.m. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community residents, clergy and businesses began the process of recovery, after a mid-afternoon fire the day after New Year’s destroyed the historic Schroon Lake Community Church and heavily damaged the neighboring parsonage... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Student-athletes from Section VII  have been named to several All State teams for the fall 2018 season, headlined by a trio of Moriah Vikings who made the Class D football first team. more



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ELIZABETHTOWN | Willsboro Supervisor Shaun Gillilland has been tapped as the new Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman. more

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PERU | The Peru Indians girls basketball team held the AuSable Valley Patriots to three points in the second half as they scored a 43-24 win Thursday. more


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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. more

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In light of the recent vote to merge the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) and Westport Central School (WCS), the board of directors of the Elizabethtown Social Center has decided to update our residency requirements for membership... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In Section VII, 2018 was a year that saw four state championships, several other teams making it into state tournament play and acts that made people smile and cheer both inside and outside of the out-of-bounds markers. more


Our monthly coffeehouse concert series, Discover North Country, starts Jan. 13! more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A man convicted of killing his grandfather more than 20 years ago was arrested again after violating his parole, authorities said on Monday. more

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When will the progressive, socialist “debt deniers” wake up to the fact that America’s biggest threat to our existence is government spending, not climate change. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Sheriff-elect David Reynolds has announced his senior management picks as he prepares to take office. more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Eagles girls varsity basketball team rebounded from a divisional loss to Crown Point with a 42-33 win over Seton Catholic Wednesday, taking the top position in the MVAC north into the Christmas break. more


Announcing the winners of the Elizabethtown Social Center’s annual Arthur G. Hooper Decorating Contest! more

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until August 19, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. for the following: more

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