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KEENE VALLEY | Start-up funds from three grants and local donations will allow the Keene Valley Library Association to launch a new oral and visual history-gathering project via online and in-person storytelling. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The late Walter Cerf, one of Vermont’s wealthiest philanthropists of the latter part of the 20th century, left a lasting impact on the Addison County and northern Rutland County area... Read more

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

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MONTPELIER | A celebration of the Vermont Farm-to-School and Childcare Grant Program took place at the Vermont State House last week. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With financial pressures looming due to the pending construction of a new sewer plant, the tax increase in the Village of Lake George’s 2019-20 budget is likely to exceed the state’s tax cap... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Within a few years, Lake George Village residents and visitors will be able to connect to public Wi-Fi to stream movies, connect to social media and browse the internet without relying on cellular service... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is opening a public defender’s office. Read more

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ESSEX | The Belden Noble Memorial Library in Essex has been awarded a grant of $1,000 to upgrade the library’s audio-video equipment from the Essex Community Fund of the Adirondack Foundation. Read more

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TICONDEROGA |  The Ticonderoga Historical Society (THS) has received a $7,500 grant for the conservation of a battlefield mural depicting the significant historic battlefields from Plattsburgh to Saratoga. Read more

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ESSEX | “Mentoring Madness” swept across the North Country last Monday as mentors from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and non-profits talked with thousands of students at 13 schools about the importance of civic engagement, college and... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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WESTPORT | The planned start-up pre-kindergarten at Westport Central School has combined with current programs at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central, which has added a second classroom this year. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga area Backpack Program has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Joy in Childhood Foundation, an organization that provides grants to hundreds of non-profits to make a difference in the lives of kids across the country. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Upward Bound program received $80,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance student experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Applications for the Adirondack Foundation’s 2019 Generous Acts Fund are open and available online until Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Depot Theatre in Westport comes cleverly disguised as an Amtrak station. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A new “Chester Wellness Center” featuring workout facilities and training, behavioral health counseling — and various other programs encouraging a healthy lifestyle — may be established in town if... Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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