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QUEENSBURY | Since 2011, a group of environmentally-conscious citizens have been giving presentations, visiting classrooms, circulating petitions and lobbying Warren County officials to enact a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A handful of passionate Plattsburgh City School District students have hatched a plan to reduce their school’s carbon footprint. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Several local homes gutted by fires and then acquired in tax sales by out-of-town owners may be prompting a new ordinance in Warrensburg, town officials said last week at their monthly town board meeting. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Opiates, overtime and school security dominated discussion of the faceoff between the contenders for Clinton County sheriff last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The results are in. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has written and released an online survey designed to garner public opinion on imposing a plastic straw ban. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will again offer four sites this year for residents to dispose of hazardous waste. Read more

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MORIAH | Seasonal rates at the Town of Moriah’s two lakefront campgrounds will stay the same for 2018. Read more

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BARRE | Nine Vermont 4-Hers participated in an upcycle sewing clinic, Oct. 7 in Barre. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  Gary Hobbs, operations supervisor of the Addison County Solid Waste Management District Transfer Station (ACSWMD), has a busy shift overseeing the yard, which accepts solid waste and recyclables from 20 member towns... Read more

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RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency took the unusual step of weighing in on current affairs last month when they approved a resolution opposing the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE — American Legion Post 1392 in Indian Lake is in dire need of some help. Read more

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Once again I am out picking up roadside trash for Green-Up Day. Read more

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MONTPELIER — The Agency of Natural Resources announced today that Walgreen Eastern Co., Inc., was fined $20,000 for producing and selling batteries in Vermont without an Agency-approved battery stewardship plan. Read more

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PORT HENRY – The Port Henry Village Department of Public Works has picked up its last bag of trash. Read more

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PORT HENRY – After citizens complained to the Port Henry Village Board at a heated public meeting, trustees reversed themselves and reinstated trash collection until the village dissolves in March. Read more

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RUTLAND — Vermont’s “Wheels for Warmth” program is ready to roll out heating assistance funds for this winter, thanks to its 12th consecutive year of strong community support. Read more

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PORT HENRY – The Port Henry Village Board has unanimously voted to end garbage and recyclables pickup at the end of this year. Read more

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New changes for residents, including bag fees and convenience station’s hours, days of operation Read more

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