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LAKE GEORGE | When village board members heard recently how the new sewer plant might cost as much as $23 million — burdening taxpayers for decades with an annual expense of $427,000 — they discussed shifting most of the sewer plant’s expenses... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With financial pressures looming due to the pending construction of a new sewer plant, the tax increase in the Village of Lake George’s 2019-20 budget is likely to exceed the state’s tax cap... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has authorized the formation of a new not-for-profit, the Lake City Land Bank Corporation. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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I retired as tax collector for Minerva Central School. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Property owners in the City of Plattsburgh will see a tax increase of 1.7 percent this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Taxes in the Town of Schroon will be up 7.3 percent overall in 2019, due mainly to a 16.75 percent increase in the town’s general fund, according to the town’s adopted budget. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Taxes in North Hudson will be up 4.65 percent overall in 2019, according to the adopted town budget. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The Town of Newcomb will come in $50,000 under that tax cap in 2019, according to Supervisor Robin DeLoria. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Controversy has erupted among Warren County supervisors over the distribution of sales tax revenue to the county’s municipalities, and the issue may have substantial political repercussions. Read more

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HAGUE | Continuing to live off investments and Warren County sales tax, there will again be no town taxes in Hague, according to its 2019 budget. Read more

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MINERVA | Minerva’s finances will come in a bit under the tax cap in 2019, according to the adopted town budget. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | By a substantial margin, voters of the Lake George School District approved a $5.27 million project to renovate the local elementary and high school buildings and upgrade athletic facilities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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