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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Common Council passed the recently updated “Dogs and Cats at Large” bill, introduced by Councilor Peter Ensel last month. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh common council is voting soon on a new animal control bill. The bill was drafted by Councilor Peter Ensel on Aug. 15, and a public hearing on the bill was held on Aug. 29. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It’s that time again. The Plattsburgh Common Council has authorized this season’s allotment of outdoor dining spaces, or “parklets,” for downtown businesses. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two seats on the Plattsburgh Common Council are up for election this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has lifted its 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council voted Thursday to move forward with a trial downtown parking permit system. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a second week, the Plattsburgh Common Council took no action on legislation designed to lift the city’s moratorium on the buildout of new cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council is taking aim at student disturbances in residential areas. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nicholas Pope remembers running down the street after school with his friends, a dollar bill crumpled up in the then 14-year-old’s pocket. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nearly 11 months later, the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations will remain in place. Read more

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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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