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WARRENSBURG | While neighboring Lake George Village has been wrangling for years to bankroll and construct a new wastewater treatment plant — estimated to cost $22 million — the Town of Warrensburg is taking action to upgrade their sewer plant... Read more

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I am commenting on the article in a recent edition, “Essex County seeks occupancy tax hike.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Supervisors are asking the state legislature for the authority to raise Essex County’s occupancy tax from 3 to 5 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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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | As the Johnsburg Town Board awarded occupancy tax funds Jan. 3, the public learned that plans are moving forward for the revival of the Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival after its two-year hiatus. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Several new faces are to be seen in the town of Chester Municipal Center as the new year arrives. Read more

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HAGUE | Continuing to live off investments and Warren County sales tax, there will again be no town taxes in Hague, according to its 2019 budget. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Ten events have been granted promotional funding by Warren County  in the annual appropriation of county occupancy tax stipends. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget has seen more scrutiny this year than in decades, and a debate over county salary raises may be delaying adoption of a final spending plan for a few weeks. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | In a rare move, Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget was sent back for 11th-hour review by the board of supervisor’s budget committee after supervisors raised questions at what was to be the sole public hearing for the spending plan. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has reached a deal with vacation rental site Airbnb to collect taxes on all bookings for stays within the county. Read more

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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature last month approved a revised occupancy tax law designed to collect revenue from online travel agencies like Airbnb... Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Warren County Treasurer Mike Swan has asked the Board of Supervisors to amend its local law to include “short-term vacation rentals,” including Airbnb rentals, among tourist accommodations and to collect occupancy tax. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais’ impression that Lake George is having a banner year has been backed up with some financial statistics favorable to area taxpayers. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Commercial aerial fireworks displays in the Town of Warrensburg will now require a permit and be subject to various regulations. Read more

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