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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Prompted by local environmental advocates, Warren County officials are now considering establishing a centralized composting facility where food waste as well as brush and leaves can be deposited and processed. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The number of passengers flying in and out of Plattsburgh International Airport is on the rise. But the question is whether a key air carrier will continue trying to add to that. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | North Warren Central students are now collecting donations for the rescue and recovery of animals displaced by the recent Australian wildfires. Read more

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PERU | Plans are in place for $4.6 million in upgrades that include two new pumping stations and about 11,000 feet of new lines across parts of the town. But 44 home and business owners could potentially act as a roadblock. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The controversial state Bail and Discovery Reform laws which went into effect Jan. 1 has forced the release of suspects who are linked to serious crimes, Warren County officials were informed last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The outcome of a Vermont Supreme Court hearing, held at Middlebury College on Jan. 15, will likely decide the fate of controversial Act 46, the state’s school-merger law. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials of ETS, a locally owned, MWBE-certified staffing and recruiting agency, announced the fourth annual Talent of the Year Award winners. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A local woman whose distinguished career of public service spanned four decades passed away last week, and her friends and associates reminisced about her impact on life in the region. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A well-known former Warrensburg business proprietor and his wife perished in a fire last week that consumed their Schroon River Road home, according to county and local officials. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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ESSEX | Residents of Essex are looking to restore, and donate to, a Victorian-era front porch on Essex Town Hall in the historic hamlet. Read more

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DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. Read more

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The Twitter scandle involving Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Poso is at an end, but it seems there’s a lack of maturity on the part of Burlington’s other so-called finest. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of Middlebury-based Stonecutter Spirits distillery announced that they will close both their Middlebury tasting room and Burlington bar and restaurant establishment, known as the Highball Social. Read more

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BRISTOL | As the investigation continues into the Dec. 3 shooting that involved two state troopers, Vermont State Police officials are identifying the man who was shot as Greg West, 28, of Bristol. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | With state aid at recent highs and a mounting list of mandated repairs, Northeastern Clinton Central School administrators say now is the time to act. Read more

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AU SABLE FORKS | The storied Graves Mansion, a home-born of the Industrial Revolution that some describe as the historical heart of Au Sable Forks, is expected to be auctioned off in a bank foreclosure sale next week. Read more

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2019 Wild Center Climate Youth Summit

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TUPPER LAKE | The Wild Center won a $249,549 grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to interpret climate resilience. Read more

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SARANAC | Within two days, two families have been left picking up the pieces of their lives after raging fires ripped through their homes. Read more

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