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PLATTSBURGH | A local entrepreneur has designed a mechanism that may be able to capture wasted heat from cryptocurrency mining rigs and funnel it where it could prove useful — commercial and municipal buildings. more

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LONG LAKE | Residents are smarting over a series of power outages that have disrupted life just as winter has sunk its fangs into the remote mountainous region. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Over seven months into an 18-month moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations in the City of Plattsburgh, the long-promised zoning regulations designed to address health and safety concerns stemming from those... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A nonprofit has stepped forward to serve as a conduit between local government and the state agency overseeing the broadband build-out effort. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The decision by state regulators to revoke Charter Communications’ merger approval with Time Warner has cast North Country broadband expansion efforts into uncertainty. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Public Service Commission has booted Charter from the state two years after the state agency approved their merger with Time Warner. more

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ALBANY | A state regulatory agency has determined Charter Communications has failed to extend its cable network and expand high-speed internet service and has fined the provider $2 million. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Following in the City of Plattsburgh’s footsteps, the Village of Rouses Point has voted to impose a two-year ban on cryptocurrency, blockchain and similar data mining operations. more

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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last Thursday passed a moratorium that will temporarily halt new commercial cryptocurrency operations from moving into the city for the next 18 months. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Just hours after the PSC announced it would allow local authorities to charge cryptocurrency miners more for electricity, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read warned that the decision doesn’t mark the end of the city’s energy concerns. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state Public Service Commission (PSC) announced on Thursday that it will allow upstate power authorities to impose tariffs on the electricity used by commercial cryptocurrency mining operations. more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg contains 944 locations that will be addressed as part of the final phase of grant funding in the state’s universal broadband initiative. more

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PLATTSBURGH | It’s been one month since the governor doled out $210 million in state grant funds to mop up the final round of the state’s universal broadband project. more

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The state is nearing the end of its four-year quest to provide universal broadband by the end of 2018. more

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WILMINGTON | The state announced $103 million in funding to provide broadband for the North Country last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has announced $100 million in funding to provide broadband for underserved North Country communities. more

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On Nov. 14, the Vermont Marijuana Commission met and the chair of the Highway Safety Subcommittee, Commissioner of Public Safety Thomas Anderson, and Dr. Mark Levine, chair of the Education and Prevention subcommittee, reported for their committees. more

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ALBANY | Charter Communications will forgo $13 million in state reimbursements after failing to build out their cable network as required as part of last year’s merger with Time Warner Cable. more

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