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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Downtown Middlebury’s big “launch pit” effort, into which storm water will flow as part of the multi-year-long bridge and rail project, is nearing the end. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | The Cuomo administration’s recent announcement that a major grant was awarded to help bankroll a hotel adjacent to Gore Mountain Ski Bowl has renewed optimism in North Creek... Read more

The Sun

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Scores of Frontier subscribers have reached out to the Sun over the past two years to detail concerns over sputtering broadband and phone service. Read more

Editorials

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Customers in the Adirondacks have long complained over spotty internet service. Read more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of The Portage had a say last Tuesday in how their street will be reconstructed after extensive utility work in 2020. Read more

The Sun