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Swan Talks Finances Warr Co Feb 2020

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QUEENSBURY | Due to the work of the Warren County Treasurer’s Office, local property owners will have several million dollars erased from their future tax burden. Read more

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Elise Stefanik

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Stefanik is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan Bill’s Promise Act, legislation that would direct the GAO to conduct a comprehensive assessment of how individuals on pretrial release are monitored at federal, state, and... Read more

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New Mid-Station Lodge

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WILMINGTON | Emerging from public discourse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Saturday put a $14 million line-item in the Governor’s Executive Budget to wholly rebuild the Mid-Station Lodge, which was destroyed by fire at Whiteface. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |The Middlebury Selectboard approved a request from C&P Brick and Mortar, LLC, for a permanent easement and right-of-way across a portion of a narrow parcel of town-owned land that separates Champlain Valley Equipment. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Police say a recent domestic incident in front of a child has left a Lake Placid man facing charges. 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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WARRENSBURG | Responding to local residents’ concerns, the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals curbed the plans of Dollar General to build a store in the middle of a historic district in town. Read more

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MORIAH | On Tuesday, residents of Moriah Central School District approved the school’s proposed $14.9 million slate of capital repair and building projects. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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StarTrek-Generation

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County supervisors voted this week to initiate a process that will transform a decaying downtown Ticonderoga property into a tourist destination for legions of dedicated Star Trek fans. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects to move forward soon as the City of Plattsburgh is planning to complete its Generic Environmental Impact Statement. Read more

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Miles Thomas House Dollar General

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WARRENSBURG | Local citizens interested in the future of the Warrensburg hamlet’s character and ambiance should attend a special meeting of the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the town hall, according to various Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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VAST 1 - Bridge

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Stewart’s Shops has signed a contract to purchase the Mac’s Supermarket building, which became available last month when the independent grocer announced it would be closing its doors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Earlier in 2019, the city of Plattsburgh Common Council voted to update the tobacco ban law, created in 2001 to it illegal to smoke on public property, to include the use of any tobacco products, including e-cigs, vapes and hookahs. Read more

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Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Most know him as the founder of the free-market and libertarian Ethan Allen Institute think-tank here in Vermont. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County will put up 36 properties for sale at the next tax auction. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The parcel of commercial land in Chestertown that has abandoned for years might become a valuable asset to the community, if local officials’ plans materialize. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A new online report shows that Vermonters have a lot of reasons to sing the blues: they have one of the United States’ highest state tax loads to bear. Read more

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