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ESSEX | An upcoming agricultural workshop will feature discussions on high tunnel, greenhouse and field irrigation systems. Read more

News Briefs - New York

FEMA - 2019 Halloween Strom

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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

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Jazmin Powell stood on the doorstep of her home on Schroon River Forest Road in Chester and looked at the floodwaters — thigh deep in some places — surrounding her home. Read more

The Sun

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The Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club will welcome Amy Calkins and the Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District on Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. Amy will present “Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels." Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of The Portage had a say last Tuesday in how their street will be reconstructed after extensive utility work in 2020. Read more

The Sun

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Just the other day, I heard someone complain about the weather. Read more

Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | According to a news statement by Elle O’Casey director of communications and outreach for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, 73 percent of Vermont is still experiencing dry or drought conditions... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Because of low water levels on Lake Champlain, the Fort Ticonderoga Ferry closed for the season on Sept. 24, five weeks earlier than normal. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Heavy rains last week caused thousands of gallons of untreated and partially-treated sewage to be released into the LaChute River, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Read more

The Sun

This is my first winter in the Adirondacks, and Monday’s snow flurries were a kind of harbinger of things to come. Read more

Guest Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | A storm front hundreds of miles in length, stretching from Pennsylvania through Quebec converged with a tropical disturbance, as it passed off the New England coast Sunday night. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY – Last weekend’s rain storms took their toll on the region with some scenes reminiscent of Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Lack of rainfall has municipalities, farmers concerned Read more

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It’s raining as I write this, Monday, Aug. 1. Finally, we are getting a rain event that lasts longer than ten minutes. We need the rain badly. The farmers need it for their crops and the fish need it to raise the stream levels and cool the waters. Read more

Community Columnists

More than a few dozen people click onto a social site each morning and check to see what I post about the weather. Read more

Community Columnists