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TICONDEROGA | Voters in Ticonderoga and Hague soundly rejected a school tax-cap override, falling well short of the 60 percent supermajority needed to pass a $23 million budget that would have raised the levy by nearly 10 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the American Legion celebrates its centennial this year, Boquet Valley Post 551 marks 91 years of service to veterans and community here. Read more

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Adirondack Park Not Bad For Business. Bunk! Read more

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So I continue to marvel at just how gullible the Essex County government is in going with the so-called flow? Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Ticonderoga Central School Board. Incumbents Tracey Cross-Baker and Board President Mark Russell are up for re-election. Challengers are Eric Rich and Maria Tedford. 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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SARANAC LAKE | A former student and faculty member has been named president of North Country Community College. Read more

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AUSABLE | A little more than half of the 2,000-plus students who participated in Aviation Day recently had never flown in an airplane before. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accepting applications for the second year of its paramedic education program. Read more

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The sun was out, and the Saratoga strip offers so much more than most Essex County towns. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors approved sale of the county Community Planning building on about 3/4 of an acre to Stewart’s Shops. They set the offer at $650,000. Read more

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PORT HENRY | A proposed hike in the Essex County room tax from 3 percent to 5 percent has Moriah inn owners concerned that their businesses will be hurt, a point that’s contested by town officials. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A candidate for Essex County Clerk has been removed from the Republican party line and will instead seek an independent slot on the ballot this November. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The EMT program at North Country Community College (NCCC) has expanded to include advanced EMT classes to address the need for more EMTs across the North Country. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The Town of Jay is working on a rehabilitation plan for the East Branch of the Ausable River that might reduce the severity of Upper Jay ice jams that have grown more threatening in recent years. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Surrounded by dozens of black trash bags filled with seasonal debris, a group of college students sat on the stone steps of the Strand Center for the Arts last Saturday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Sheriff’s Office will host a local drug take-back day next Saturday. Read more

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I am commenting on the article in a recent edition, “Essex County seeks occupancy tax hike.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has authorized the county Personnel Office to waive all exam fees for civil service positions through the end of the year. Read 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: Read more

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