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TICONDEROGA | July 4, 1776, was a great day for America. July 4, 1777 — not so much. Read more

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I wonder at times if Americans have gotten too caught up in the current day hustle and bustle of life to reflect on what a great country we are privileged to call home. Read more

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The month of July has been a special month in the hearts of American patriots for a very long time. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has had the title of Best 4th in the North for so long that no one can remember exactly who it was that gave it the name. But needless to say, it was a designation that came as the result of a lot of hard work. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | After multiple delays over the last several years, the project to make North Creek’s Main Street more attractive and safer for pedestrians is now moving forward. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Parking vehicles in the village is the focus of two of three new ordinances either enacted or discussed last month by the Lake George Village Board. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | An ordinance that allows village residents to host public parking on their properties during three local special events will likely be ready for consideration by the village board at their July 16 meeting. Read more

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I attended the Ticonderoga Fourth of July Parade expecting to see some wholesome family fun. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Henry Sheldon Museum of Middlebury celebrated the anniversary of Independence Day... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE PLACID | In the mountains of the Adirondacks, Fourth of July festivities are deeply rooted in a pair of stories where a rag-tag group of inexperienced men faced off against the strongest power in the world and came out victorious. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In an area where the fabric of America was first stitched, Ticonderoga and its surrounding communities did much more to contribute to the foundation of the United States of America than being a stronghold at times of war. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is recruiting lake monsters big and small for this year’s Fourth of July festivities. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | The streets of Rouses Point will be filled with patriotic garb, games and parade floats as the village ramps up Independence Day celebrations next week. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A malfunctioning lock temporarily imprisoned a pre-schooler and the child’s father recently in  a rest room at Charles Wood Park, Lake George Village officials have said. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Best 4th in the North Committee is seeking sponsors for this year’s celebration. Read more

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ESSEX | After a week that saw sub-zero temperatures and a near-complete freezing over of Lake Champlain, the month of July may feel very far away. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The weekly Thursday night fireworks which many thousands of people to Lake George may be canceled this summer unless local merchants pay towards their cost, Lake George Mayor Bob Blais said this week. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – Dozens of runners competed in the Montcalm Mile race on the 4th of July as part of Ticonderoga’s celebration. Read more

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BRISTOL — Bristol has carried on the tradition of an Independence Day event since the 1960s. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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