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WHALLONSBURG | A large work crew from the Whallonsburg Grange volunteer pool began renovating the Whitcomb Garage for use by area crafts persons as reclaimed maker space. Read more

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WESTPORT | The route for the Champlain Area Trails (CATS) 2019 Grand Hike, set for May 11, has been announced. Read more

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ESSEX | The Belden Noble Memorial Library in Essex has been awarded a grant of $1,000 to upgrade the library’s audio-video equipment from the Essex Community Fund of the Adirondack Foundation. 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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ESSEX | “Mentoring Madness” swept across the North Country last Monday as mentors from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and non-profits talked with thousands of students at 13 schools about the importance of civic engagement, college and... Read more

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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. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | A referendum vote to sustain a Town of Essex agreement with the Whallonsburg Grange Hall Association met approval on Tuesday by a wide margin: 226 to 65. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The city of Rutland’s former mayor, Christopher Louras, has been appointed by Gov. Phil Scott to head up a statewide committee on clean water. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Data is emerging on how North Country voters cast their ballots. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area veteran groups are preparing for ceremonies to honor Veterans Day this weekend. Read more

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It was good to know that those running for our congressional seat discussed environmental matters, including climate change, during one of the debates. Read more

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How many voters in the Town of Essex know what will be on the ballot? Read more

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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ESSEX | On a brilliant blue September Sunday, when the dogwood leaves were just starting to turn a ruddy crimson, and goldenrod and purple asters kissed in the breeze... Read more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex 2019 tax levy, minus fire district costs, is projected to be $700,634, a number approximately $13,000 less than current year spending. Read more

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