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PLATTSBURGH | For a second week, the Plattsburgh Common Council took no action on legislation designed to lift the city’s moratorium on the buildout of new cryptocurrency mining operations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nearly 11 months later, the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency mining operations will remain in place. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilor Patrick McFarlin (Ward 5) intends to introduce a resolution on Thursday that will effectively end the city’s ban on new commercial cryptocurrency facilities. Read more

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Scores of Frontier subscribers have reached out to the Sun over the past two years to detail concerns over sputtering broadband and phone service. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the New Year on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at the top stories of 2018. Read more

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I believe that it is time for the people in this area to say, “Enough is enough!” Read more

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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. Read 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. Read 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... Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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