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LAKE GEORGE | In several years, the Lake George Village may have a major new attraction that will introduce area visitors to a revered century-old tradition in upstate New York — an Adirondack fire tower. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Depot Theatre in Westport comes cleverly disguised as an Amtrak station. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Cuomo administration’s recent announcement that a major grant was awarded to help bankroll a hotel adjacent to Gore Mountain Ski Bowl has renewed optimism in North Creek... Read more

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ROUSES POINT | The Village of Rouses Point was recently awarded $213,000 to revamp the local sports fields, playgrounds and park infrastructure. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

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AUSABLE | The Town of Ausable has been awarded $300,000 to rehabilitate the old Keeseville Civic Center. Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

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ALBANY | The North Country received $64.8 million in state economic development funds on Tuesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The redevelopment of the Durkee Street lot and the potential loss of parking spots will not adversely effect businesses in the downtown core, said the mayor. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Village of Saranac Lake is the latest winner in the state’s $10 million sweepstakes designed to revitalize downtown areas. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh has an economic impact of more than $307 million annually and has helped create or sustain 4,238 jobs, a new college-backed study says. Read more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo said hammering out this year’s $168.3 billion spending plan was tricky because of a $4.4 billion deficit largely caused by federal shortfalls. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Town of Johnsburg has accepted from the Open Space Institute a 227-acre parcel known as Mill Creek/Sullivan’s Island. Read more

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CROWN POINT | The Town of Crown Point will hold a public hearing on construction of a new public wastewater treatment system for the town. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mexico and Canada have been exempted from the stiff penalties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, a measure cheered by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga is getting a $2.45 million state grant to restore the historic Pell Pavilion at the site. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE |  Indian Lake Supervisor Brian Wells was in Albany last December when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $755 million in Regional Economic Development Council grants. Read more

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