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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. 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. 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. more

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NORTH CREEK | Tourism statewide is booming. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. more

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has torpedoed a proposed local law to change the legal age at which someone could purchase tobacco in the county. more

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KEENE | Close to 80 percent of all trailheads leading into the High Peaks are routinely above their capacity on fall weekends, according to a new survey. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | After waiting a month, the Essex County Board of Supervisors went through with a vote April 9 of “no confidence” when it comes to North Country Community College (NCCC) President Dr. Steven Tyrell and the administration. more

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KEENE | A local maple farm has been able to expand with the help of the North Country Small Business Development Center celebrated national SBDC Day. more

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SARANAC LAKE | Hundreds of children from civic and athletic clubs escorted Olympians in a brightly bannered homecoming parade last week. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A candidate for Essex County sheriff has received early endorsements from a handful of state and local officials. more

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KEENE |  Elected officials in Keene approved the purchase a new 15-passenger van. more

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KEENE | The Town of Keene will have a new salt shed thanks to the state Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A week after a trio of landowners expressed concern over the Nov. 29 tax sale held by Essex County, members of the Board of Supervisors held a special meeting Dec. 11 to address the matter. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors were in a good mood upon passing the 2018 spending plan. more

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KEENE | Adirondack 46ers greeted and counted over ten thousand hikers at Cascade Mountain in four months last summer. more

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KEENE | Town councilors and Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. are working on final changes to the 2018 budget. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new messaging system could soon be alerting residents of Essex County about potential emergencies. more

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RAY BROOK | Looking toward solutions to congested parking and traffic on the Route 73 corridor through his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. said the town’s shuttle has worked. more

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