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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... more

The Vermont Eagle

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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... more

The Sun

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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. 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. 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. more

The Sun

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HORICON | Effort designed to boost transparency more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | An ordinance that allows village residents to host public parking on their properties during three local special events will likely be ready for consideration by the village board at their July 16 meeting. more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | The Warren County Board of Supervisors answered an appeal by County Treasurer Mike Swan to hire an additional employee to help his office keep track of occupancy tax payments. more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board opted to table five contracts in order to give them a second look after Councilman Peter Olesheski Jr. told the board he did not receive copies of the documents to review before voting on them. more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | Half a dozen years into the program, a free shuttle service between Gore Mountain and Main Street in North Creek keeps busing visitors between the ski resort and the downtown business district. more

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LAKE GEORGE | The weekly Thursday night fireworks which many thousands of people to Lake George may be canceled this summer unless local merchants pay towards their cost, Lake George Mayor Bob Blais said this week. more

The Sun

JOHNSBURG — Thirteen organizations requesting occupancy tax funds for 2018 events were awarded all or some of the money requested - so far. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The county’s 2018 budget was adopted last week. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board is considering adjusting how they reallocate their occupancy tax dollars. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Early afternoon on Oct. 8, John Luce — leader of the German band Inseldudler — looked up at the blue skies above the crowd filling Canada Street for the 7th annual Lake George Oktoberfest. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Plan calls for “immediate transition” to visitor’s bureau more

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LAKE GEORGE | The recent abrupt cancellation of a multi-band weekend concert at the Lake George Festival Commons has prompted the booking of a major national rock ‘n roll group to take its place. more

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SCHROON LAKE — If you live in Schroon — or even like to visit here — a local revitalization committee really wants to hear from you. more

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