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Bombardier

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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials are optimistic about Bombardier’s intended sale of its transportation division and the future of the Plattsburgh rail-car manufacturing plant. Read more

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Short Term Rental Hearing

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LAKE PLACID | A newly added provision to limit the operation of short-term rentals to 90 days out of the year drew the most attention at a public hearing in Lake Placid Tuesday. Read more

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Swan Talks Finances Warr Co Feb 2020

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QUEENSBURY | Due to the work of the Warren County Treasurer’s Office, local property owners will have several million dollars erased from their future tax burden. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Each week as I sit down in front of the computer screen to offer some perspective on current affairs, my goal is twofold. From this simple businessman’s perch, I hope to offer an optimistic approach to the future and try to give readers something to Read more

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State-of-County-City-Town

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PLATTSBURGH | Optimism, the future and working together were the three main themes at the fourth annual State of the County, City and Town put on by the North Country Chamber of Commerce at the Butcher Block Restaurant. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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In the past two months since launching our Support for Community Journalism, we’ve heard from 289 readers and they have contributed $9,940 to date. Read more

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Wind power Dairy Wind

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MIDDLEBURY | First it was nuclear, then coal. Now, wind power is on the chopping block in NIMBY Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Dan Alexander

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

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State-of-the-State Phil Scott

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth “State of the State” address to lawmakers was faced with hecklers from inside the State House last Thursday. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

telework

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TICONDEROGA | America’s West Coast long ago figured out that offices are overrated. Employees are just as productive, or even more so when they work from their home or on the road. The East Coast isn’t quite there yet. Read more

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Rail-tracks

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NORTH CREEK | The future of Warren County’s rail corridor which extends through the towns of Stony Creek, Warrensburg, Thurman, Chester, and Johnsburg will be the topic of a public meeting this week. Read more

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Former Port Henry Village Hall

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PORT HENRY | As the iron industry faded, the Witherbee Sherman & Co, headquarters was ceded to the Town of Moriah, which today uses it as its town hall, which by law must be accessible to its citizens. Read more

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Carbon Dividend

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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Noah Peters

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CROWN POINT | Crown Point may make it into the Guinness World Records for having two Boy Scouts graduate to Eagle Scout - an anomaly - this year. Read more

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CROWN POINT | On November 16 Moriah Central School auditorium came alive with” Night Fever” for the 34th annual Distinguished Young Women of Crown Point. Read more

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WILLSBORO | The Adirondack forest — its hemlock, beech, maple, ash, pine and oak — is perhaps as iconic as the mountains themselves. Public urged to be on the lookout for signs of damaging invasives. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. Read more

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