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LAKE GEORGE | A park adjacent to Lake George that has been acclaimed for its innovative ecological functions was hailed May 29 at its grand opening ceremony — for its cultural and social benefits as well as for boosting the lake’s water quality. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | One week after Lake George Village Mayor Robert Blais was re-elected March 19 to his 13th consecutive term as CEO of upstate New York’s iconic tourist destination, Blais reminisced about his 63-year career in public service... Read more

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RAY BROOK | When snow plow drivers in the Lake George region started seeing reductions in road-salt use as a competition, salt use dropped, and today the area has become a model for the scientific treatment of winter highways. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The town government will be undertaking a major project this spring to solve erosion and runoff problems in the Lakeview Circle neighborhood, as their efforts to abate stormwater pollution ramp up. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Town of Lake George officials and highway workers were recognized recently for their “best practices” in reducing the use of wintertime road salt while maintaining safe roadway conditions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

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TICONDEROGA | State agencies are holding the salt. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Experts briefed state and local officials last week in Syracuse on harmful algal blooms. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | People driving down Ottawa St. in Lake George in several weeks will likely be viewing colorful, bright slogans displayed on a message board. Read more

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HAGUE – Anthony DeFranco of DeFranco Landscaping has been given the Irving Langmuir Award by the Fund for Lake George. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE —  A plot of village land off Transfer Station Road will soon be offered for sale. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — An ongoing investigation to identify the source of E. coli contamination at Million Dollar Beach yielded results last week, as a major breech in the town’s sewer system was discovered by a task force of municipal workers. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Manholes found buried, uncovered and open as search for contaminants continues Read more

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LAKE PLACID — With the last remnants of snow fading from view, a local coalition still has road salt on the brain. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — How the town regulates its citizenry’s discharge of stormwater and sewage will be the subject of two public hearings at its Aug. 8 meeting. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Area community leaders and environmental advocates hosted state officials recently — conducting a tour of both Lake George sewer treatment plant and an excursion on the lake to emphasize how their financial help is needed. Read more

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