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Penfield Pond

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CROWN POINT | Penfield Pond is at the heart of one of the most historic places in Essex County. But the pond itself may soon be history because the dam responsible for its existence is failing and will likely have to be removed. Read more

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Patti Corlew ZBA

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WARRENSBURG | Responding to local residents’ concerns, the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals curbed the plans of Dollar General to build a store in the middle of a historic district in town. Read more

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Citizs Question Wbg ZBA Dollar General Parisi

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Speaking to the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals Nov. 25, local citizen Steve Parisi asks the panel to define the legal attributes of the “Hamlet Mixed Use” zone in Warrensburg’s town zoning ordinance. Read more

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Ti French Sawmill

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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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MIDDLEBURY | Skilled workforce shortages plague the construction industry, with Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing 379,000 vacant jobs in the sector nationally. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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WARRENSBURG | A large crowd attended a recent town meeting — the most in recent history — and many of the citizens denounced plans to demolish a historic home on Main St. and replace it with a Dollar General Store. Read more

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    Warrensburg Planning board members John Fanchini and Rich Larkin (foregound) listen to Plattsburgh engineer James Abdallah explain site plans for a Dollar General store to be developed on Main Street where the historic Miles Thomas House is now situated. News of the proposed demolition of the home prompted the largest turnout in recent history for a town meeting — and many of the local residents suggested the store be situated on an empty lot farther north on Main Street — outside the registered historic district.