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PAUL SMITHS | Paul Smith’s College has introduced a new bachelor’s degree in disaster management and response, reflecting a growing demand for professionals tasked with responding to natural and man-made disasters around the world. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In response to a recent inquiry from Stephanie Smith of Vermont Emergency Management, the Middlebury Selectboard approved a certification letter committing the town to providing a 25 percent local match for grant funds... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) said she doesn’t have all the solutions to cure the ills afflicting Washington. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The task of repairing or replacing the bridge over Claude Straight Road in Johnsburg, undermined in a 2013 storm, received $60,000 from the federal government to help cover the cost, five years after the fact. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg EMS has been awarded a $117,080 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which will go toward the purchase of new equipment. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As many as 51 families of the Underwood Estates Mobile Home Park in Plattsburgh remain without a home following major flooding last month. Read more

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RIPTON | Preliminary windstorm damage assessment teams were in the field last week and the teams may continue their work into this week and next. The storm caused widespread damage in the region, overnight, Oct. 29-30. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new messaging system could soon be alerting residents of Essex County about potential emergencies. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard approved a request Sept. 12 from Middlebury Fire Chief David Shaw to award a contract to Motorola Solutions for the purchase of radio equipment and two mobile repeaters for the Middlebury F.D. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Property owners with land adjacent to a creek or river are still cleaning up debris from heavy rain stroms earlier in the summer. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Town of Ticonderoga could be getting more than $1 million in federal funds to replace water lines in the hamlet of Chilson. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Several bridge and culvert replacements in Saranac are set to take place once the weather warms. Read more

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MOOERS — Clinton County is preparing to go out to bid to replace two bridges in Mooers and Peru. Read more

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Keene Supervisor William Ferebee will soon accept a state position Read more

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BARRE — Last week, Vermont officials and congressional staff gathered to commend the City of Barre for a comprehensive project that will limit future flood damages to its downtown businesses and residences. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — After five years, the site surrounding the Old Base Marina will be restored to its original form. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON – The elements have retaken Frontier Town. Since its closure in 1998, the former wild west theme park has moldered into the natural landscape. Read more

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