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NORTH CREEK | The Adirondack Park has performed better economically than the rest of rural America since the inception of the Adirondack Park Agency, according to a new study... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is considering creating a land bank to address problem properties and reduce blight. Read more

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OLMSTEDVILLE | The Minerva Board of Education ended, officially at least, two months of intercommunity tension by formally voting to dissolve a long-standing partnership with the neighboring Newcomb school system... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont was in the top 10 states among do-it-yourself movers, finishing seventh overall, up three spots from 2017, according to moving-truck rental company U-Haul. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | “We get one chance to get things right for the next 10 years.” Read more

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The U. S. Census Bureau announced a milestone that we should all take note of recently. In 2030, a mere 12 years from now, senior citizens will for the first time outnumber the children in this country. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has begun a third year count of the Adirondack moose population. Read more

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Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ Read more

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At the final 2017 Meeting of the Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) held at Middlebury College, keynote speaker Don Macke of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, presented a talk and slide show, titled... Read more



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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Projected enrollment numbers took center stage at the first meeting of Elizabethtown-Central and Westport Central’s joint merger committee. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Political party officials in Vermont may have their policy differences, but they appear to agree on a glaring trend that’s hard to refute: Vermont’s population is aging rapidly. Read more

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Jefferson County is the second most rapidly shrinking county in the nation. And, Syracuse, one of our state’s grand cities, is considering collapsing into Onondaga County. It isn’t easy to maintain cities and counties in rural New York... Read more

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RUTLAND — One of Vermont’s Rising Stars is about to start marketing one of Vermont’s rising regions. Read more

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State legislation is expediting the rehabilitation and sale of abandoned properties, say county officials Read more

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