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POTTERSVILLE | The Town of Chester’s project to paint its municipal water tank on Spring Street will likely be costing taxpayers far less than estimated late last year. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Several new faces are to be seen in the town of Chester Municipal Center as the new year arrives. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | With a goal of assuring local economic stability, town officials are exploring the idea of expanding the Warrensburg hamlet. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Despite increased spending on several big-ticket expenses looming, the town of Chester’s 2019 tax levy increase is to be held at 2.44 percent, according to preliminary budget figures provided Oct. 27 by town Supervisor Craig Leggett. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a mission to force cleanup of abandoned and foreclosed properties in town, the Chester town board  is considering establishing a property maintenance ordinance. Read more

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MORIAH | Although many residents would like that, abandoned and zombie homes in the Town of Moriah can’t just be demolished, Town Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava says. Read more

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MORIAH – The Moriah Town Council was recently told demolition of the burned-out Dollar General store is getting underway. Read more

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Officials move forward to change offense penalties to include second fine, possible jail time Read more

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WESTPORT — Movement is underway to rid the town of junked cars visible from public roadways. Read more

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“Zombie homes,” the abandoned properties left unmaintained during foreclosure proceedings, are a plague on neighborhoods. 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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CHAMPLAIN — A building considered a safety hazard by village officials is getting closer to being torn down. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Owners and renters of properties in the town of Lake George will be required to keep their premises clean of litter as well as keep their buildings in good repair — if a proposed local law is adopted. Read more

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