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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Two agencies in the state have agreed to work with the Loon Lake Park District Association to determine if its attempts at controlling Eurasian milfoil are meeting expectations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Chesterfield Supervisor Gerry Morrow is pushing back against a plan to put a public boat launch on Augur Lake. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board is considering whether it should hire a new Loon Lake constable, who is a peace officer with the power to enforce the law, or just hire someone to educate the public on boater safety. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett outlined 2017 highlights in his annual State of the Town address, including passing a budget that was below the cap and the installation of a new biomass boiler in town hall. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Efforts to preserve, promote and protect Lake George are the focus of 10 of the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards announced Dec. 13 by Gov. Cuomo. Read more

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HORICON | Horicon supervisor Matt Simpson said the 2018 budget with its 2.4 cent tax rate increase is very conservative, with the increase due to rising healthcare, expanded roadwork and two more weeks of milfoil harvesting. Read more

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HORICON | The Horicon Town Board voted 3-2 on Oct. 19 to reject a resolution offered by Councilman Robert Olson to enter into a contract for the treatment of black flies in 2017. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake is a comparatively small lake, but has a very large watershed. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE — A group of stakeholders raised $1.5 million in 2004 for a project to harvest invasive species on Upper Saranac Lake. Read more

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As summer heats up, so are statewide efforts to raise awareness of invasive species. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — Rep. Stefanik has introduced legislation that would direct the United States Postal Service to issue a special stamp that will raise awareness and funds to combat invasive species. Read more

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MINERVA — The three-man crew from Aqualogic Inc. prepared for the start of their day early Monday morning outside their Airstream Travel Trailer. Read more

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MINERVA — A specially-outfitted boat designed to combat invasive species launched in Minerva Lake last week. Read more

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MINERVA — Milfoil in Minerva Lake is likely to be attacked this summer by a method recently approved by the Adirondack Park Administration. Read more

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Town of Chester Supervisor Fred Monroe — who’s been a town official since 1980 and prominent in Warren County government since 1992 — has decided he will be retiring as of Dec. 31. Read more

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It has been a good year for the lake, according to Schroon Lake Association President Mark Granger. Read more

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