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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local firefighters may soon have a new place to complete hands-on field training. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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Essex County Notice of Public Hearing Community Development Block Grant 2019 Housing Rehabilitation Program Countywide Read more

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Essex County Notice of Public Hearing Community Development Block Grant 2019 Home Buyer applications Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County will resume collecting a mortgage tax on April 1. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Community Resources building is in the process of being sold to Stewart’s Shops. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

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PROPOSED LOCAL LAW NO. 3 OF 2019 Read more

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After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the state weighs the legalization of recreational marijuana, county lawmakers want to hear from you. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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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

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Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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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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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | The national trend of women sweeping into office in historic numbers has reached Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Now that he’s formally been sworn into office, Essex County Sheriff David Reynolds will continue to fine-tune his proposal to station school resource officers (SROs) in school districts across the county. Read more

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