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MIDDLEBURY - The 2018 Vermont International Film Festival, which runs through Oct. 28 in downtown Burlington, is taking a deep and wide look at nine films specifically relating to the environment. more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | Rail bike excursions on train tracks north of North Creek have proven to be popular and are boosting tourism by bringing thousands of people into the hamlet, the co-founders of Revolution Rail recently told Warren County supervisors. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | Many local families here have deep roots in the logging trade, and the Tannery Pond Center (TPC) has plans to celebrate the industry’s culture and the Hudson River’s role in it. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | A group of local residents are interested in forming a North Creek chapter of Riverkeeper, an international group that works to protect local waterways and drinking water. more

The Sun

The Town of Thurman thanks Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Transportation (DOT) Acting Commissioner Paul Karas for opening the State Route 418 bridge in record time and for their exemplary service and continuing attention to our community. more

Letters to the Editor

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. more

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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. more

The Sun

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board voted Aug. 15 to accept Sullivan Island from the Open Space Institute (OSI) as a “demonstration of good faith” toward accepting five other parcels in the Mill Creek Area. more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | Michael Prescott will speak at the Town of Johnsburg Library on Aug. 24. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK — Lake Placid will soon host a pair of heavy-duty athletic events. more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK — The region’s premier whitewater derby event has reached a critical milestone this year. more

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NORTH HUDSON — The latest in a series of guidebooks by a local author has offered an early look at Boreas Ponds. more

The Sun

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The early years of logging at Boreas drew much local attention and renown. Newspapers faithfully reported the launch of winter timber operations, usually in the second or third week of January. more

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Two recent letters to The Sun discuss oil trains and their risk to the North Country an important local and national issue. more

Letters to the Editor

NEWCOMB — The ongoing water project in Newcomb is moving along with the establishment of “a productive, quality water source,” according to Newcomb Town Supervisor Wester Miga. more

The Sun

On “Bomb Trains” Michael Calitri wrote a letter chastising those who oppose “crude oil transport by trains,” urging them to do research “before they shoot the North Country in the foot.” more

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PLATTSBURGH — A coalition of environmental groups and public officials gathered last week to call for a federal ban of oil transport by trains along the shorelines and communities of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — A coalition of environmental groups and public officials gathered last week to call for a federal ban of oil transport by trains along the shorelines and communities of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. more

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