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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Data is emerging on how North Country voters cast their ballots. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The Lake Placid Blue Bombers and Beekmantown Eagles each picked up a pair of wins at the Mount Van Hovenburg cross country course Tuesday, while the Blue Bombers boys and girls teams swept past the Eagles. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over seven months into an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations in the City of Plattsburgh, the long-promised zoning regulations designed to address health and safety concerns stemming from those... Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. 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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LAKE PLACID | Many in this village and extended community will pay final respect this weekend to Reginald F. Clark, a dedicated family man, lifelong area businessman, and social anchor. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | Supervisor Roby Politi has asked Essex County Department of Public Works to assess safety at the intersection across from the North Elba Horse Show Grounds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County District Attorney’s office does not prosecute code enforcement cases primarily because they are misdemeanor violations. Read more

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