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ELIZABETHTOWN | A total 294 people in Essex County took part in the inaugural round of Early Voting. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Although not permitted to speak for the record, residents of Old Military Road got their point across last week as they stated their objections to a 36,000 propane tank proposed to be located in their midst. Read more

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WESTPORT | When the body of freshly hanged abolitionist John was being transported from now-Charles Town, West Virginia, to his North Elba farm, not everyone on the route knew what to make of the circumstance. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Long-time Lake Placid residents turned out at a public hearing last week in defense of traditional neighborhoods and a small-town way of life that they said are being swallowed up and destroyed by short-term rental properties... Read more

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KEENE | Alstead Hill Lane is an antique, the original wagon trail between Keene and Lake Placid, a route that would have been familiar to many an Adirondack legend, including abolitionist John Brown. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | School budgets met with voter approval in all sections of northern Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors approved sale of the county Community Planning building on about 3/4 of an acre to Stewart’s Shops. They set the offer at $650,000. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s sales tax collections have continued to increase in the first months of 2019. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The Lake Placid varsity boys Nordic ski team will get a chance to go after their fifth consecutive state title this season, winning the Section VII championships over Saranac Lake Thursday. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | Kai Frantz (28:08) and James Flanigan (29:48) were the top finishers in the varsity boys Nordic 9K classic race for Lake Placid at Mt. VanHovenberg Wednesday... Read more

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NORTH ELBA | A Wilmington woman was arrested on Monday for allegedly driving while intoxicated and colliding with a state Department of Transportation (DOT) plow truck. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Medical Center’s Lake Placid Emergency Department officially opened last Tuesday in its new digs at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center, Uihlein Campus. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | Adrian Hayden and Sophia Kelting took the top spots in the skate technique 4.2-K event at Mount Van Hovenburg Thursday. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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