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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is opening a public defender’s office. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is ready with a preliminary 2019 budget that sits about $75,000 below the allowed 2.68 percent tax levy increase cap. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | No indictment was handed down in the case of a 14-year-old charged with fatally stabbing a West Chazy  man in October. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will receive over $190,000 in state funding over the next three years to aid in an indigent legal services fund. Read more

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RAY BROOK — A state police investigator has been arrested after being accused of illegally buying a gun. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — More probation officers, family court attorneys will be needed in Essex County as youthful offenders diverted into family court Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The county may be poised to see big savings in criminal court costs if Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs the indigent defense bill approved by the state legislature last month. Read more

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Mandate relief legislation could save Essex County $400,000 annually Read more

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QUEENSBURY — One of Warren County government’s most ambitious building construction projects ever — stalled for many months by a state review process — is likely to move ahead soon, county officials predicted this week. Read more

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QUEENSBURY — Rob Smith, a Senior Court Attorney for Warren County Court Judge, John S. Hall, Jr., has announced he is a candidate for Warren County Family Court Judge. Read more

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