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MIDDLEBURY - The Middlebury area received the first white stuff of the season on Oct. 18. more

The Vermont Eagle

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NORTH CREEK | Rail bike excursions on train tracks north of North Creek have proven to be popular and are boosting tourism by bringing thousands of people into the hamlet, the co-founders of Revolution Rail recently told Warren County supervisors. more

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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ESSEX | Expansion at Lakeside School comes with each family’s step to a new grade level. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the Adirondack landscape on Oct. 6 at Fort Ticonderoga. more

The Sun

NORTH CREEK | Thousands of people will be partaking in an array of family-oriented activities and attractions during the annual Gore Mountain-North Creek Harvest Fest set for Saturday Oct. 6 and Sunday Oct. 7. more

The Sun

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GLENS FALLS | Although rain and wind grounded planned flights of hot-air craft on the second day of the Adirondack Balloon Festival last weekend, the first day and final two days were quite a success, according to event organizers. more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Diamond Point Beach won’t be closed during the off-season as was proposed earlier this year. more

The Sun

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

The Sun

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BRANT LAKE | Bicyclists of all ages and skill levels are invited to join a two-wheeled trip with a historical aspect this weekend through the scenic landscape of northern Warren County. more

The Sun

SARANAC LAKE | Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee are seeking volunteers to help them plan and facilitate the next 10-day festival, set for Feb. 1-10, 2019. more

The Sun

On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), one of our country’s most successful outdoor conservation tools, is set to expire. more

Letters to the Editor

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WARREN COUNTY | The Adirondack Balloon Festival — regarded as one of the nation’s premier family-oriented events — is to return to the area Sept. 20 through Sept. 23 in its 48th annual edition. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City Beach closed for the season last week, marking an end to what turned out to be a profitable summer. more

The Sun

DANNEMORA | Chazy Lake, a popular fishing spot in the western side of the county, has received official designation from the state as an inland waterway. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Barkeater Trail Alliance (BETA) in Wilmington and the mountain bike crowd in Elizabethtown joined forces this summer to put their hard work on one, big regional map. more

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WARRENSBURG | Area residents and visitors are invited to join several dozen local citizens in an annual climb next weekend up Jimmy’s Peak. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Stone Trail presents a multi-day adventure for rockhounding and history enthusiasts. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PORT HENRY | Throughout the summer, a half-dozen, give or take, sailboat captains arrive at the Port Henry Marina each Wednesday afternoon and check a printout to see who will be on their crew that day. more

The Sun

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MINERVA | The annual Kids Fishing Derby on Minerva Day has been a staple, with the Town of Minerva sponsoring the event for the past 18 years. more

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    Trick or Treat on Safety Street will return to Plattsburgh’s Crete Civic Center on Oct. 27.

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