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TUPPER LAKE | A tragic drowning in Tupper Lake has left a closely knit family and the community in mourning. Read more

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WESTPORT | School Board members of the Boquet Valley Central School made key decisions as they prepared to close existing district operations. Read more

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WESTPORT | Logistics for staffing, tuition and classroom use occupied a large portion of the last Boquet Valley School Board meeting with Interim Superintendent Dr. Mark Davey. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Work to finish cleanup at the Lake Flower Boat Launch includes a few new perks for boaters and ice palace builders. Read more

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KEENE | Black and white decor with chandeliers — in a tent — will present an elegant backdrop for this year’s Paws Cause: Tuxedos & Tails. 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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UPPER JAY | Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after a sedan collided head on with a cement truck on Rt. 9N just south of Upper Jay. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Some of the students and staff at Willsboro Central School met their new school resource officer last Friday. Read more

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RAY BROOK | A new map — updated online daily — will help summer swimmers, boaters, hikers and paddlers track harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes, ponds and rivers around the region. Read more

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WESTPORT | Westport Hose Co. 1 presented schematic drawings, site plans and cost estimates for their prospective new fire station last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The School Board of merged Westport and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools voted unanimously to call its new district Boquet Valley Central School. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Essex County American Legion posts will officially re-dedicate the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway on Sunday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Three candidates were named finalists in the search for superintendent of the new Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport Central School District. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Fire that apparently started in a ground-floor apartment at 1158 Springfield Road claimed the life of Brittany Barney. Read more

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WESTPORT | Award-winning pianist Daniel Linder is coming home for a visit in June. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | School budgets met with voter approval in all sections of northern Essex County. 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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LAKE PLACID | Work inside the shuttered storefront at 2495 Main Street here is progressing. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the American Legion celebrates its centennial this year, Boquet Valley Post 551 marks 91 years of service to veterans and community here. Read more

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NEW RUSSIA | Ansel Holcomb was the only son of one of the first pioneer families to settle here. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The former Essex County Planning Building is boarded up and empty, awaiting next steps in construction of a new Stewart’s Shop at the corner of Court and Park streets here. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. Read more

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SCHROON | A car accident on Tuesday claimed the life of Sister Monica Murphy, CSJ. Read more

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WESTPORT | Boquet Valley Central School Board has hired a new principal for the elementary/middle school at Lake View Campus here. Read more

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BLOOMINGDALE | A love of bees and brews have fused to reclaim a storefront long vacant here. Two young families hand-picked the spot at the old Blooming Market to blend craft brewing and an apiary. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Work to finish cleanup at the Lake Flower Boat Launch includes a few new perks for boaters and ice palace builders. Read more

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WILLSBORO | School breakfast and lunch at Willsboro Central School will be free for all students next year, regardless of family income level. Read more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners approved a map amendment request to move 32 resource management acres to Hamlet in Westport. Read more

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TUPPER LAKE | A tragic drowning in Tupper Lake has left a closely knit family and the community in mourning. Read more

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WESTPORT | School Board members of the Boquet Valley Central School made key decisions as they prepared to close existing district operations. Read more

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Photos by Kim Dedam

WESTPORT | Logistics for staffing, tuition and classroom use occupied a large portion of the last Boquet Valley School Board meeting with Interim Superintendent Dr. Mark Davey. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Work to finish cleanup at the Lake Flower Boat Launch includes a few new perks for boaters and ice palace builders. Read more

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The national American Legion was founded in 1919, 100 years ago this year. Within months of that first charter, Essex County veterans of World War I came together to secure benefits, outreach, policy, education and community support... Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Clues in books? A head of cabbage? A picnic for a finish line? These curious hints are somehow central to The Amazing Adirondack Race, a Sunday fun-day, non-strenuous challenge that is part hilarity, part puzzle. Read more

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Photos courtesy Sharon Benson-Perry and Patrick Perry

KEENE | Black and white decor with chandeliers — in a tent — will present an elegant backdrop for this year’s Paws Cause: Tuxedos & Tails. 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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UPPER JAY | Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after a sedan collided head on with a cement truck on Rt. 9N just south of Upper Jay. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Some of the students and staff at Willsboro Central School met their new school resource officer last Friday. Read more

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RAY BROOK | A new map — updated online daily — will help summer swimmers, boaters, hikers and paddlers track harmful algal blooms (HABs) in lakes, ponds and rivers around the region. Read more

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WESTPORT | Westport Hose Co. 1 presented schematic drawings, site plans and cost estimates for their prospective new fire station last week. Read more

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