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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga will be able to complete utility and street upgrades to The Portage more quickly than anticipated, after receiving a $5 million state grant. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | After a process that has spread out for years, the Ticonderoga Town Board said last week it will pass a code allowing solar farms by Dec. 30. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The 2019 local election tally was certified last Tuesday at the New York Supreme Court 4th Judicial District. Close contests were decided in many towns. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s new $14 million water system produces water of such pH hardness that it is damaging machinery and making it difficult for residents to lather up, a town sewer and water committee was told last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Being homeless wasn’t fun.  On top of routine challenges like finding transportation, food, work and figuring out how to find somewhere to live, there was an overbearing feeling that I didn’t belong -- exempted from much of the... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Two Waters Disc Golf Course, the newest recreational opportunity in the area, will officially open in Ticonderoga on Tuesday, Sept. 10, with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has named Adam Hurlburt Chief of Police, bringing stability to a position that has known little of it over the past few years. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s efforts to write solar regulations into its zoning law got off to a choppy start last Thursday, when citizens at a public hearing said they had not received adequate background information about the proposal. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has joined a list of towns calling for after-hours lockdowns of two northern Lake George boat launches to prevent the spread of invasive species. Read more

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CHILSON | Residents of Chilson and Eagle Lake last week were given five options, none of them cheap, for a new water system that will satisfy a federal court order to shut down an unfiltered flow coming from Gooseneck Pond by 2025. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School community came out Thursday, June 20, to celebrate the crowning moment in team sports for the school, honoring the 2019 Class C baseball state champions in the auditorium at Ticonderoga High School. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Board fined an apartment-building owner $1,000 and gave him 30 days to improve conditions at the property at 170 Champlain Ave., which has been the subject of multiple police calls and complaints from neighbors. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A gathering of Chilson and Eagle Lake residents was told last week that the Town of Ticonderoga has a little more than five years to design and build them a new water source before their current system is shut down... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Supervisors are asking the state legislature for the authority to raise Essex County’s occupancy tax from 3 to 5 percent. Read more

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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  | 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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TICONDEROGA | After hearing plans for an extreme makeover of The Portage, a crumbling and poorly drained street leading south up and out of Ticonderoga, residents at a public meeting last week said they are optimistic the project will solve... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Town residents were puzzled and annoyed when a stretch of state Route 74 that had just been paved last fall began coming apart at the seams this winter. But it turns out the highway work wasn’t bad — it was just incomplete. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Renewable energy companies are lining up to build solar farms in Ticonderoga, but it may be awhile before any come to fruition... Read more

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