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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local firefighters may soon have a new place to complete hands-on field training. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. 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 | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kari Ratliff, who works as motor vehicle supervisor at the Essex County Department of Motor Vehicles, is running for Essex County clerk. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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LEWIS | Five parcels of land, one with a barn, have been declared surplus and are for sale in the Town of Lewis. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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LEWIS | The town budget here looks to stay under the tax levy cap of 1.02 percent. Read more

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Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties are great places to live and raise a family. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A staffing firm has asked the Essex County Board of Supervisors to weigh the feasibility of a direct bus line between Ticonderoga and Plattsburgh. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The #MeToo movement sweeping the nation has landed in Essex County, where all county employees must now undergo sexual harassment training. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Child Protective Services in Essex County might gain armed guards. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A nonprofit has stepped forward to serve as a conduit between local government and the state agency overseeing the broadband build-out effort. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community stakeholders and local lawmakers continue to be hungry for details on the state’s universal broadband program. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers discussed tentative steps to add School Resource Officers (SROs) in all 11 school districts in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Board of Education at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School met last week and fielded feedback on merger debate. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The decision by state regulators to revoke Charter Communications’ merger approval with Time Warner has cast North Country broadband expansion efforts into uncertainty. Read more

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Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties are great places to live and raise a family. Read more

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