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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

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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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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work is slated to begin to refurbish the county-owned building anchoring the fairgrounds in Westport. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two county offices are in the process of moving: one into new facilities at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport and one out of historic headquarters there. Read more

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JAY | Project engineers spoke with area residents last Wednesday about work underway to remove Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Something happened on the Ausable River last Saturday. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | Supervisor Roby Politi has asked Essex County Department of Public Works to assess safety at the intersection across from the North Elba Horse Show Grounds. Read more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. Read more

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WESTPORT | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors got a first look at the new county kitchen facility in Westport last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has reached a deal with one of their own that will save taxpayers almost $22,000 when it comes to providing water to the Public Safety Building. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors are moving ahead with a plan to tear down a property in the hamlet of Port Henry which the DPW office has deemed unsafe. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The county’s fairgrounds subcommittee on Monday rolled out their long-awaited report on the ailing Cornell Cooperative Extension Building in Westport. Read more

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WESTPORT | Construction is officially underway on Essex County’s new nutrition kitchen. Read more

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WESTPORT — The local gymkhana season could grow into a 12-month season thanks to a grant to the Essex County Fairgrounds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — New York State will be helping to give a $25.9 million facelift to the infrastructure in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties this summer. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Fish Hatchery in Crown Point needed a new truck, but did not have the cash to do so. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Lawmakers have resolved to accept a settlement between Essex County and Bast Hatfield Construction LLC over a bridge dispute. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Westport will be probed to determine if the structure and foundation is strong enough to warrant future repairs. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County feels as if they’ve hit the sweet spot with the reworked designs for their proposed new senior meal nutrition site at the county fairgrounds. Read more

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