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FEMA 2019 Halloween Flood

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ESSEX COUNTY | Residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the 2019 Halloween storm will not be getting any help from the federal government after a request for emergency individual aid was denied last week. Read more

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Penfield Pond

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CROWN POINT | Penfield Pond is at the heart of one of the most historic places in Essex County. But the pond itself may soon be history because the dam responsible for its existence is failing and will likely have to be removed. Read more

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MORIAH | On Tuesday, residents of Moriah Central School District approved the school’s proposed $14.9 million slate of capital repair and building projects. Read more

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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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Keyboard perfectionists

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Justin and Emily Rose are Addison County registered piano technicians. The couple opened their new showroom offering Steinway-designed Boston and Essex pianos. Read more

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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

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded $465,000 through a highly competitive grant program for restoration of a defensive stonework on the north side of the fort. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has received a $95,000 grant from the federal government that will pay tuition for high school students attending vo-tech classes at CV-Tec in Mineville. Read more

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KEENE | The tax levy cap set by state calculations for Keene Central School (KCS) in 2019-20 is -4.28 percent. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | After North Country Community College declined to move forward with a proposed trade school in Ticonderoga, the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has decided to move ahead with a more decentralized plan... Read more

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Is voluntarism dying in our communities? Last year, Lake Placid’s Kiwanis Club folded after more than 90 years of service due to dwindling membership. The impact on people in our community has been significant. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Bob Griffin & Sons Automotive, a landmark enterprise in Warrensburg for 46 years, will be constructing a new building to replace the one that was heavily damaged in a fire Jan. 31. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Warren County government has requested all their municipal officials to prioritize their local infrastructure needs — and the county may provide financial assistance for upgrades and repair, town officials recently revealed. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard approved an estimated $92,965 in capital expense for the replacement of 515 feet of old bituminous clay sanitary sewer pipe adjacent to the rail bed, from the Cross Street Bridge south to the rail trestle... Read more

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KEENE | After community outreach and input, Keene Central School has decided on which elements to keep in their proposed capital building project. Read more

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