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WARREN COUNTY | A destructive snow and ice storm, considered the most devastating in recent history, brought down trees on roadways and utility lines across six counties, cutting power to as many as 163,000 people. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Politicians mess with street lights at their peril. Early in his career, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said there was a plan to remove one such light near a farmhouse out in the boonies. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With an intent to minimize the carbon footprint of local government, the Lake George town board is considering entering an electricity purchasing agreement with a company that builds and maintains solar farms in the northeast U.S. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Demolition was expected to begin this week on the former Mac’s Village Supermarket, which will be razed to make way for a new Stewart’s Shop, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava told a town board meeting Thursday. 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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) 2019 National Small Business Week Celebration will take place May 6-10. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The streets of Lake George may be bathed in a new glow — a hue that may save taxpayers cash —  if a proposal before the village board materializes. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a mission to force cleanup of abandoned and foreclosed properties in town, the Chester town board  is considering establishing a property maintenance ordinance. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fire destroyed a single family home in Ticonderoga Saturday night. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board will be considering a proposal from Hill Electric for a roughly $30,000 project to install LED lighting in Chester Town Hall. 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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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The anticipated solar energy project for Ticonderoga Central School District has been canceled because of cost escalation. Read more

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NEW HAVEN | An anonymous industry source told the Eagle Nov. 13 that developers of a proposed 400-megawatt electrical power inverter facility in New Haven have withdrawn the proposal. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | It’s go time for supporters of Proposal 3. Read more

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MORIAH | The hydro-electric project planned for Moriah’s old iron mines is nearing regulatory approval. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — National Grid wants to increase residential gas and electricity delivery rates by double-digits. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — An ongoing investigation to identify the source of E. coli contamination at Million Dollar Beach yielded results last week, as a major breech in the town’s sewer system was discovered by a task force of municipal workers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Voters in November will decide if the state should create a land bank to aid municipalities with routine infrastructure and communications projects on state land. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – An osprey nest that fell on a high voltage power line near Lake Champlain’s South Bay put much of Essex County out of power for six hours on Tuesday, June 6. Read more

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