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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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will host a spaghetti dinner Friday night, Feb.8 from 6 p.m. to 9. p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 103 Montcalm Street. Tickets are $15, and $5 for kids under 10, and include dinner, vegetaria 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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TICONDEROGA | New members have joined the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) 2019 team, and changes and additions have been made to the board of directors and ambassadors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

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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

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Fire Chief Matthew Watts will leave his post Jan.1 after he was defeated in a membership election this month by challenger Jason Parent. 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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