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PLATTSBURGH | Just over 72 hours after Mayor Colin Read announced that he had vetoed the council’s decision to accept a deal to fix the Webb Island Footbridge, a handful of residents were at City Hall’s doorstep. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A deal to fix the Webb Island Footbridge has been torpedoed by Mayor Colin Read and will return to a reconstituted Common Council who will be seated later this week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A decision that may impact the future of the Webb Island Footbridge is imminent, according to city officials. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has adopted an updated compensation package for a portion of the city’s managers. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Plattsburgh City Police Chief Levi Ritter to sign a rental agreement to open a new police community outreach office on Margaret Street. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Every commercial cryptocurrency mining operation looking to open up shop in the City of Plattsburgh, once the 18-month moratorium is lifted, will now have to adhere to a new set of rules. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh’s formal budget sessions kicked off last week, tension bubbling over in the first hour. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has approved a resolution allowing Mayor Colin Read to sign a contract with the Plattsburgh City School District for two armed school resource officers (SRO). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Elizabeth Gibbs, an English teacher at Peru High School, has entered the running to represent Ward 3 on the Plattsburgh Common Council. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local law that would have imposed new restrictions on feeding feral cats in the City of Plattsburgh was shot down. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A single comma, and the lack of a definition for what constitutes an “inquiry” in the City of Plattsburgh Charter, is creating confusion over what councilors can ethically discuss with department heads without the mayor’s oversight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of what he characterized as a wave of negative press, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read proposed a new city government-wide code of conduct designed to maintain taxpayer trust and promote harmonious work... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local lawyer Patrick McFarlin will fill the city council seat left vacant by former councilor Becky Kasper. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Mayor Colin Read’s pick to fill the vacancy left by former Councilor Becky Kasper has been stalled after the Common Council deadlocked on a confirmation vote last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A baseball field in downtown Plattsburgh will be designated as Hector Duquette Field this summer in honor of a longtime coach with the Plattsburgh Little League. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Peter Ensel (Ward 4) has been named mayor pro tem for the City of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council failed to appoint a mayor pro tem last week, a position given to a council member that gives them the power to both assist and fill in for the mayor if he is unable to perform his duties. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | After she was hit by a car on campus last year, she couldn’t stop screaming. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rainbow flags will fly in downtown Plattsburgh next weekend. Read more

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