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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. Read more

The Sun

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to petition the state to remove the Imperial Dam located off Adirondack Lane, thanks to the efforts of the Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited (LCCTU). Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | The person overseeing all of Lake George Village’s infrastructure is retiring and his associate of recent years will be taking over his position. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | Moriah took a step toward waterfront revitalization last week, conceptually approving construction of a rental cabin at its Bulwagga Bay campground. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The intermediate phase of Warrensburg Central School District’s multi-year, $11 million facilities renovation project is set to be accomplished by mid-September. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh Parking Advisory Committee (PPAC) member Kathleen Mahoney-Myers presented her paid parking petition at the latest PPAC meeting on Aug. 13. Read more

The Sun

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KEENE VALLEY | New York State Electric & Gas is asking the state for a 23 percent rate increase that company officials say is needed to ward off the effects of climate change and move the state toward greater reliance on green energy. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read held a press conference on Aug. 19 to announce the 2020 mayor’s budget. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. Read more

The Sun

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The Long Range Transportation Plan of 1995 reaffirmed as the highest priority the maintenance and improvement of Vermont’s highways and bridges. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | A $9.1 million infrastructure project at the Plattsburgh City School District will be put to voters May 21. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The town of Middlebury is the recipient of a nationally recognized, taxpayer-funded grant to help mitigate stormwater-related problems in the downtown area. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG | Warren County government has requested all their municipal officials to prioritize their local infrastructure needs — and the county may provide financial assistance for upgrades and repair, town officials recently revealed. 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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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. 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

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

The Sun