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QUEENSBURY | Two Warren County supervisors spent time in Washington, D.C., last week advocating for improved broadband and cell coverage — and boosted funding for ambulance services — in the rural areas of the county. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a collective expression of hometown pride, about 140 or so people participated in the Veterans’ Day activities honoring service personnel of the towns of Chester and Horicon. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Stephanie Greineder of southern Pennsylvania stood in the new $22 million Adirondacks Welcome Center on its opening day last Thursday and watched a wall-sized video depicting people enjoying various attractions the area offers. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The trash, construction debris and other refuse left behind around the North Creek Train Station by the former operator of the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is now gone. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three Warren County supervisors were among about 150 county politicians participating in a meeting with U.S. government officials in Washington D.C. last month. Read more

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THURMAN | The state Department of Environmental Conservation recently erected a barrier at a boat launch site on Garnet Lake designed to keep boat trailers out of the water. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors met in executive session on Aug. 10 with principals of OmniTrax and the Denver-based Broe Group to discuss a takeover of the rail corridor from Corinth to North Creek. Read more

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HORICON | Effort designed to boost transparency Read more

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HORICON | The Horicon Volunteer Fire Company (HVFC) is trying out some new events to put a new spin on an old tradition, Horicon Day. Read more

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HORICON | The Town of Horicon and the Horicon Historical Society are again teaming up to present the annual Adirondack Shindig. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Local products, such as Nettle Meadow Farm goat cheese and Martha’s ice cream, will be sold at the new Adirondack Welcome Center now under construction on the Adirondack Northway (I-87) between exits 17 and 18 in Queensbury. Read more

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HORICON | Brant Lake property owner Scott Campbell addressed the Horicon Town Board saying he would like to purchase the parcel of land where the Watering Tub is located. Read more

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HORICON | The level of Mill Pond in Horicon was lowered about four feet last week to allow the county to perform an engineering assessment of the dam between the pond and Brant Lake. Read more

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BRANT LAKE | A new mountain-bike park — believed to be the first of its kind in the region — is being launched this weekend with a Grand Opening celebration, and all are invited. Read more

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bolton | When contacted on Thursday to ask about damage from high winds, April 4 and 5, Horicon Supervisor Matt Simpson said things were under control in Horicon, but Bolton Landing was without power. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The chief executive of Saratoga & North Creek Railway has threatened to discontinue the train service soon between the two municipalities unless he and his associates are paid millions of dollars for the 30-mile stretch of track they... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The Warren County Board of Supervisors is asking the state to double the appropriation for the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) system from $4 million to $8 million per year. Read more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

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