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LEWIS/PORT HENRY | A local 4-Her has won national acclaim, taking third place in Horse Bowl Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area town governments are finalizing spending plans for 2020. Generally, tax levy caps were calculated below 2 percent this year, many close to 1 percent. 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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LEWIS | More than 200 residents attended the dedication last Saturday, Oct. 5, of Lewis Veterans Park, where names of military sons and daughters of Lewis are raised in bronze on plaques to honor their service in combat and in times of peace. Read more

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LEWIS | On Sept. 10, the Lewis Town Council will consider filing an official request to rename Mount Discovery as Mount Inez. Read more

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WESTPORT | Transportation staff and school administrators at Boquet Valley Central School have established a bus plan with shuttle time tables to move high school and middle school students to the proper campus for classes. Read more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers across the Boquet Valley Central School District will receive bills for the newly established Elizabethtown Library fund, despite school “Community Report” information that said expressly “Proposition 4 only applies to taxpayers Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | On the morning of Aug. 6, a call was placed to Essex County Dispatch of a fire in progress at 317 Dudley Road in Westport. Emergency responders were on the scene at approximately 8:17 a.m. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A third, and final, hearing on the local Essex County Coroner Law reform was held recently after a Board of Supervisors Ways and Means meeting. The law that was voted in Aug. 5, is the fourth to pass this year by the current board. 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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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad will be holding the first of two public forums on May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Congregational Church. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accepting applications for the second year of its paramedic education program. Read more

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WESTPORT | The newly seated Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School Board adopted a tentative first budget last week. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In some ways, Inez Milholland was the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of her day: An attractive, flamboyant, unabashed New Yorker — she would have been aces with a Twitter account. Read more

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WESTPORT | As the last few meetings of Westport Central School’s Board of Education approach, President Alice LaRock brought a gavel down, for the first time. 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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LEWIS | Staff at Essex County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are settled into new office space on Route 9N, just west of the hamlet here. Read more

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westport | The Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School Board is forging ahead, evaluating building use plans and budget items and looking to hire a superintendent as the deadline for the new district budget looms mid-April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The newly formed and sworn Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School Board met here for a second session Monday. Read more

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LEWIS | Christopher Bikowitz has been named the new assistant Essex County Jail administrator. Read more

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