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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Upon recommendation from the Middlebury Infrastructure Committee, the Selectboard awarded a contract to Broughton’s Farm Supply in Bridport for the purchase of a Cub Cadet 4x4 utility vehicle for use by the Parks & Recreation Department, Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects to move forward soon as the City of Plattsburgh is planning to complete its Generic Environmental Impact Statement. Read more

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2019 Wild Center Climate Youth Summit

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TUPPER LAKE | The Wild Center won a $249,549 grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to interpret climate resilience. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Arts Council held a reception for supervisors at the historic Hand House last week to thank them for their role in helping to revive an agency that just a decade ago had been in danger of withering away. Read more

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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad will be holding the first of two public forums on May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Congregational Church. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | While neighboring Lake George Village has been wrangling for years to bankroll and construct a new wastewater treatment plant — estimated to cost $22 million — the Town of Warrensburg is taking action to upgrade their sewer plant... 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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POTTERSVILLE | The Town of Chester’s project to paint its municipal water tank on Spring Street will likely be costing taxpayers far less than estimated late last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives of the Mooers Free Library are seeking funding for a proposed park and community garden. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The town of Middlebury is the recipient of a nationally recognized, taxpayer-funded grant to help mitigate stormwater-related problems in the downtown area. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets announced the availability of up to $90,000 of funding to assist eligible local farmers and food businesses... Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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