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RAY BROOK | At their February monthly meeting, Adirondack Park Agency planners noted application is complete for planned renovations of the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. Read more

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CROWN POINT | In early March, the gymnasium at Crown Point Central School will be ready for balls all right, but not the sort that fly through baskets or into nets. Instead, it will be filled with ball gowns to be given away free of charge. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Close to a year and nearly $1 million into a $2.27 pilot program designed to improve ambulance service, Essex County still has not received any reimbursement or even a signed contract from the state. 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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NORTH CREEK | People of all ages are welcome to help finish North Creek’s famed mosaic wall by joining weekly workshop sessions to be held over the next two months in Tannery Pond Community Center. Read more

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Peru Sewer Meeting

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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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MIDDLEBURY | First it was nuclear, then coal. Now, wind power is on the chopping block in NIMBY Vermont. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | New York Supreme Court Judge Robert J. Muller dismissed a lawsuit that charged a snowmobile bridge over the Cedar River violated environmental protection laws. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Minutes after he was elected chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors Jan. 3, Stony Creek Supervisor Frank Thomas called for investments in the county’s infrastructure and workforce development programs Read more

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NEWCOMB | Many a scenic hill and dale boasts of having finest best view in the Adirondacks, but the town of Newcomb’s claim from Overlook Park is as strong as anyone’s. From this spot, located along Route 28N, the High Peaks of Essex rise Read more

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Plattsburgh City Council 2020

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PLATTSBURGH | A new decade has arrived, and it is a big one for the city of Plattsburgh. The first common council meeting of the year was held last Thursday, Jan. 2, and included two new councilors. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga will be able to complete utility and street upgrades to The Portage more quickly than anticipated, after receiving a $5 million state grant. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s totemic Lord George Augustus Howe has contributed much to the community’s storyline, and now he’s about to add a new feather to his considerable cap: a lesson in the trades. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Dozens of people will be starting 2020 in their own home thanks to the successful completion of an affordable housing project in the town of Plattsburgh. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay reported that Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) has secured an additional $30,000 in Vermont Community Development Funds to further develop the feasibility study. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With an intent to minimize the carbon footprint of local government, the Lake George town board is considering entering an electricity purchasing agreement with a company that builds and maintains solar farms in the northeast U.S. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  In a Nov. 21 letter to the Vermont Public Utilities Commission, Middlebury Planning Commission Chairwoman Barbara Saunders said that the Commission had reviewed the site plan for Middlebury Resource Recovery Center Read more

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Indian Lake Central School

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INDIAN LAKE | Voting residents of the Indian Lake Central School District overwhelmingly approved a $2 million-plus capital project Dec. 3 to update its school facilities. Read more

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Saranac Elementary third graders recently donated more than 60 handmade blankets to the Saranac, Cadyville and Dannemora fire departments to store in their ambulances for emergencies. Read more

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