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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

The Sun

I would like to comment on the article (“Towns angry over suit,” Feb. 2 edition) that the towns were angry over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge. Read more

Letters to the Editor

PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | Rising sea levels. Melting ice. Droughts. Fires burning more quickly, and more frequently, on the west coast. People in coastal towns displaced by dramatic changes to the landscape. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

The Sun

Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Read more

Editorials

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

The Sun

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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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I would like to respond to Luke Dailey’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 8 issue of The Sun. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

In order to gain “prestige” and to maintain “intellectual integrity,” should you just print only the “accepted” point of view of the anointed few as Bedell suggests? Read more

Letters to the Editor

QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

The Sun

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | Warren and Saratoga 4-H member Adrianna Drindak has been chosen as one of three grand prize photo contest winners in the “Inspired by Science Contest” presented by Bayer and the National 4-H Council. Read more

The Sun

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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Rep. Harvey Smith of Addison County’s 5th district concurs with last week’s comments by Rutland County State Sen. Brian Collamore. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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    Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Tim Shudt explains the steps of processing sewage during a 2012 tour of the facility. Monday, the village board enacted a moratorium on sewer hookups for commercial and multi-family developments while local officials pursue plans for a major renovation or replacement of the treatment plant.

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    The Adirondack Park turned 40 this year. At their annual meeting on July 18, attendees said the political climate is markedly different than when the region’s leading environmental advocacy organization was launched in 1975. Pictured above: Executive Director William Janeway poses with former board chairs at the Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.

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