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MIDDLEBURY | The last week of December 2019 brought winter weather conditions more typical of mid-January. On Dec. 31, Green Mountain Power (GMP) crews responded to outages caused by a winter storm which brought ice, some snow, and strong winds. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

ESSEX | Residents of Essex are looking to restore, and donate to, a Victorian-era front porch on Essex Town Hall in the historic hamlet. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The historic Adirondack Lanes bowling alley in Ticonderoga was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning, after just having battled back from devastating ice damage last year that ruined the facility’s roof. Read more

The Sun

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AUSABLE FORKS | The Town of Jay is working on a rehabilitation plan for the East Branch of the Ausable River that might reduce the severity of Upper Jay ice jams that have grown more threatening in recent years. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | With the aim of protecting public safety, the Warrensburg Town Board has approved a local law prohibiting people from depositing snow or ice within 3 feet of a fire hydrant. Read more

The Sun

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Warmer temperatures and heavy rain created numerous problems around the region. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RAY BROOK | Three Paul Smith’s scientists painted a troubled climatic future for the Adirondacks if the world doesn’t get serious about carbon emissions. Read more

The Sun

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Here we go again. You turn on the evening news and it’s the same old story told every winter and early spring after a thaw or rain event. Read more

Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury River was jammed with broken ice blocks of all sizes after a night and day of warming temperatures and heavy rain. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARREN COUNTY | Aerial surveillance of ice buildup on the Hudson River is now being conducted in Warren County to detect the formation of ice jams. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Both people-powered privies and high-octane snowmobiles will be featured attractions in this weekend’s debut of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | For well more than a century, socializing outdoors while drinking adult beverages in Lake George Village and Bolton Landing has been a popular pastime — in the balmy months. Read more

The Sun

SALISBURY | Bill Powers, of Rutland, and Ivy Dixon, of Pittsford, enjoyed a walk on the thickening ice on Lake Dunmore in Salisbury. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | While a number of highway employees of towns surrounding Lake George have taken steps to reduce the use of road salt in an effort to reduce lakewater pollution, the procedures have not been standardized or fully documented. Read more

The Sun

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As I age, my reverence for winter diminishes. Ice and snows are not as fun as they used to be. Read more

Community Columnists

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LAKE GEORGE | People strolling through Lake George Village this winter will likely witness more human activity than ever due to an ordinance adopted at the village board’s November meeting. Read more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON | These are the salad days of meteorology. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Village officials are poised to embark on a novel venture — they’ve decided to modify their wintertime road maintenance procedures in one small section of the municipality at the request of local homeowners. Read more

The Sun