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Elizabethtown Social Center teens would like to invite all local veterans to an appreciation dinner in recognition of Veterans Day. Read more

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ESSEX | Essex Community Fund presented its first Francesca “Frisky” Paine Irwin award to Donna Lou Sonnett, honoring her for decades of volunteer service in the Town of Essex. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central connected emotionally with a disappearing chapter of American history, as they listened to two old soldiers describe what it was like to save democracy in the second World War, so many years ago. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex has been experiencing phone service issues in recent weeks that have resulted in several residents without phone service for an extended duration of time. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | PRIDE of Ticonderoga is seeking contractors and a program administrator to put into motion $1.5 million in housing-related grants that have been awarded to the community-development organization since April. Read more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers across the Boquet Valley Central School District will receive bills for the newly established Elizabethtown Library fund, despite school “Community Report” information that said expressly “Proposition 4 only applies to taxpayers Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has announced plans to preserve 35 acres in Essex, New York, on land that features 400-million-year-old fossils — a remnant of the planet’s oldest coral reef — as well as a globally rare type of forest. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In 2017, Adirondack Outdoor Enthusiast opened in Essex on Lake Champlain. However, proving to be a “foot-traffic-off-the ferry-from-Vermont” sort of venue for operations, where tourists mostly came to dine, the new outdoor sporting... Read more

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CHESTERFIELD | The North Branch of the Boquet River begins alongside a dirt Adirondack road adjacent to a former family retreat dotted with ponds and crossed by streams, where peregrine falcons nest, dragonflies swarm... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Grand Hike will be held Saturday, May 11. Read more

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WESTPORT | The newly seated Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School Board adopted a tentative first budget last week. Read more

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In the last year, there has been much written and discussed about the safety of intersections. One such example is the intersection at Route 9 and Water Street in Elizabethtown. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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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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