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KEENE VALLEY | After being closed for the summer, a popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden is about three weeks from reopening, according to Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | When the Northway was chiseled into the Adirondack wilderness a half-century ago, something material changed. The influx of cars and tourists put pressures on the woods that had not been there before. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | New York State Electric & Gas is asking the state for a 23 percent rate increase that company officials say is needed to ward off the effects of climate change and move the state toward greater reliance on green energy. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Better than a century ago, a merchant in Plattsburgh took out an advertisement in the paper, using copy that must have seemed hilarious at the time. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the Hurricane Mountain fire tower opens Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Adirondack History Museum. Read more

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Gidget is the sweetest dog you may ever meet. Young or old, canine or feline, no matter who, Gidget would love to be friends! Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | The new collection of stories at the Keene Valley Library is illuminated by voices. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The final in the Piano By Nature performance series is all about FUN! And the show promises some unique genre blends of piano and electric guitar. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Downtown Newcomb, as downtowns are traditionally thought of, does not exist. It’s three miles along Route 28N of a house here and a business there, with a park or a government building scattered along the way. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Chamber music works for piano and clarinet promise a springtime step in the Piano by Nature series. The April offering brings Vermont clarinetist Steven Klimowski together with pianist Sadie Brighten in chamber music performance. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | A popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden will be closed this spring and summer while the Town of Keene replaces a failing bridge over Johns Brook. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Even though the snows of winter are still blanketing the ground, the campers of summer are planning where they will be pitching a tent or parking an RV in another five months. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Start-up funds from three grants and local donations will allow the Keene Valley Library Association to launch a new oral and visual history-gathering project via online and in-person storytelling. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | The Westport Eagles jumped out to a 12-4 opening quarter lead as they scored a 59-42 win over the Keene Beavers Wednesday. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | In March of 1920, the spunky and adventuresome silent film star Pearl White was in the village of Port Henry shooting a picture about Alaska. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Keene Central School is looking at the cost of renovation, repairs and capital project reconstruction at the school facility. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | North Hudson Supervisor Ronald Moore is hoping the second time’s the charm. Read more

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The angry and undocumented claims about climate change in the letter of last week seem as willfully blind and as tragically arrogant as those of President Trump. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Employees at Champlain National Bank have organized projects throughout Essex and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families. Read more

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