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KEENE VALLEY | Keene took its first steps last week toward drawing up a resident-driven master plan that will guide the town board as it tackles five front-burner issues that will affect the community for years and decades to come. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In recent years, the rise of fentanyl-laced in drugs has been a major problem with substance abusers, specifically with heroin, a drug classified as an opioid. Fentanyl is a strong synthetic painkillers which, mixed with the wrong... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | PRIDE of Ticonderoga is seeking contractors and a program administrator to put into motion $1.5 million in housing-related grants that have been awarded to the community-development organization since April. Read more

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RUTLAND | If you’re searching for an affordable place to live in Vermont, you may want to consider Rutland County. According the Rutland Regional Marketing Committee, the county has Vermont’s lowest home acquisition cost, as a percentage of median... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The sprawling abandoned hillside building off Northway Exit 21 that was once the Lake View Hotel & Conference Center — and decades earlier the Lake George Ramada Inn — may be full of life in a year or two... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The parcel of commercial land in Chestertown that has abandoned for years might become a valuable asset to the community, if local officials’ plans materialize. Read more

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Ausable | Officials from the Town of AuSable intend to submit a HUD Community Development Block Grant application to fund housing rehabilitation in the town. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is considering creating a land bank to address problem properties and reduce blight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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WESTPORT | An Adirondack Park Agency (APA) map amendment request from Westport went to public hearing just before Christmas. Read more

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WESTPORT | Town officials and Westport Golf Course developers are seeking an approximately 29-acre Hamlet expansion here. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

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According to a news report last week by Montpelier investigative reporter and columnist Guy Page, of State Headliners appearing occasionally in this newspaper, Vermont’s homeless population is on the rise. Read more

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RUTLAND | It was a rainy day last week when Project Vision and NeighborWorks is Western Vermont unveiled a beautifully restored historic home that will be for sale soon. Read more

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. Read more

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I’m writing to correct some misinformation in your recent opinion piece. Read more

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of the Greater Ticonderoga area who live in older mobile homes that are drafty or unsafe could potentially be eligible for a new house under a New York grant program that will be accepting applications this fall. Read more

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