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PLATTSBURGH | A Keeseville man is accused of recently threatening a local TV station, just months after he allegedly made threats against a local community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh's common council has approved the final draft of the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for the upcoming Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) projects. Read more

The Sun

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CHARLOTTE | After nearly a decade of studies and work with considerable public input, the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) has completed its long-range management plan (LRMP) for Mt. Philo State Park. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | The controversial state Bail and Discovery Reform laws which went into effect Jan. 1 has forced the release of suspects who are linked to serious crimes, Warren County officials were informed last week. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The outcome of a Vermont Supreme Court hearing, held at Middlebury College on Jan. 15, will likely decide the fate of controversial Act 46, the state’s school-merger law. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

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To the Editor: “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public,” said Teddy Roosevelt in.. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Families and friends kicked off the new year of 2020 by connecting with mother nature during a free hike at Point Au Roche State Park. Read more

The Sun

Obesity problem brain scan

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MIDDLEBURY | New research by the University of Vermont has revealed a genuine connection between childhood obesity and decreased functions in young brains. The new Vermont-based research was just published in the professional medical journal JAMA Ped Read more

The Vermont Eagle

TICONDEROGA | In what Fort Ticonderoga is calling the “Fort Fever Series,” Director of Collections Miranda Peters will review the museum’s continuing efforts to document, preserve and make accessible its collections. Read more

News Briefs - New York

ESSEX | Residents of Essex are looking to restore, and donate to, a Victorian-era front porch on Essex Town Hall in the historic hamlet. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The federal government has declared 18 North Country counties to be a disaster area eligible for financial aid as the result of damages from the 2019 Halloween Storm, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | Officials are hoping the public will come out to celebrate the start of the town’s bicentennial and new Hall of Fame. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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TICONDEROGA | Hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget difficulties, the Ticonderoga School Board is looking at structural, cost-saving changes that include the consolidation of its middle and high schools. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Essex County Industrial Development Agency, in partnership with the Town of Ticonderoga and the Ti Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded a 2019 Adirondack Park Community Smart Growth Grant Program for a Microenterprise Program. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In a tie-breaking vote, the city of Plattsburgh common council passed a new rental permit law. The law implements several new necessities for landlords to uphold, as well as what defines a “family” unit. Read more

The Sun

You may recall a news story, which was widely reported in August, about a lawsuit brought by a woman who was the victim of a kidnapping and sexual assault involving suspect Everett Simpson. Read more

Editorials

FRANKLIN | The illegal killing of a moose here has sparked public outcry and left a Saranac man facing charges. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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MIDDLEBURY | On Tuesday, Democratic candidate for Governor, Rebecca Holcombe, welcomed experienced Vermont campaign worker, Cameron Russell, as her new Campaign Manager. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Fema - Road Closed - Halloween Storm 2019

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. Read more

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