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MIDDLEBURY | Downtown Middlebury has received a $100,000 taxpayer grant from the Vermont Downtown Development Board for a new Amtrak passenger train railroad platform and associated parking spaces. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County officials have received four proposals for either the operation or purchase of the county railroad, and they will soon be evaluating what portions of the documents will be made public. Read more

The Sun

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PORT HENRY | When people with physical challenges have business with the Town of Moriah they call employees in advance, who will then meet them outside the rampless office building at their cars. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | In an effort to collect unpaid revenue and property taxes, Warren County has sued the enterprise that formerly ran a railroad on the county’s rail corridor. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The 2019 construction season in Middlebury got underway as planned last week, in weather that Vermonters like to call “bracing,” with a day of tree clearing at the north end of the project. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

NORTH CREEK | Prompted by complaints voiced Sept. 28 by Warren County supervisors, employees of an enterprise seeking to operate excursions on the county’s railroad tracks sent workers to the North Creek train station to clean up... Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The trash, construction debris and other refuse left behind around the North Creek Train Station by the former operator of the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is now gone. Read more

The Sun

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors met in executive session on Aug. 10 with principals of OmniTrax and the Denver-based Broe Group to discuss a takeover of the rail corridor from Corinth to North Creek. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The idle six or so miles of railroad tracks from Saranac Lake toward Lake Clear is looking for some new pedal traffic come August. Read more

The Sun

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MORIAH | The Town of Moriah’s Iron Center Museum needs volunteers for the coming season. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners took a first look at proposed changes to the definition, management and use of Adirondack Park State Land “Travel Corridors.” Read more

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MINERVA | As many as 65 unused rail cars will be removed from tracks in the central Adirondacks following state action. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | The Rutland Railroad was a railroad in the northeastern United States, located primarily in the state of Vermont but extending into the state of New York at both its northernmost and southernmost ends. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council is encouraging residents to directly lobby Warren Buffett to intervene on a controversial rail car storage plan. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | Franklin County Supreme Court Judge Robert Main ordered state agencies to scrap their plan to remove 34 miles of historic railroad line between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake. Read more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | Michael Prescott will speak at the Town of Johnsburg Library on Aug. 24. Read more

The Sun

Since the 19th century, Vermont’s history has been intimately linked to railroads. Read more

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