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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County’s sales tax revenue increased by more than 6.4 percent last year. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Senate on Tuesday reauthorized Essex and Warren counties to resume the collection of mortgage taxes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has waived application fees for civil service positions. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | For most Vermonters, it’s clear that the state relies heavily on tourism to help add needed money in local coffers. 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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QUEENSBURY | Controversy has erupted among Warren County supervisors over the distribution of sales tax revenue to the county’s municipalities, and the issue may have substantial political repercussions. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Months ago, Warren County Clerk Pam Vogel warned county supervisors that Warren County government might lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue... Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | Calvin Castine never thought when he launched “Hometown Cable” in 1983 as a community project that it would flourish into a local institution. 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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This letter is being written to let the people in Clinton County’s northern tier know that as of Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, we will no longer have a 24-7 cable TV community channel. Read more

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LONG LAKE | Residents are smarting over a series of power outages that have disrupted life just as winter has sunk its fangs into the remote mountainous region. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Governmental spending in the Town of Lake George as forecast in the town’s endorsed 2019 budget reflects a 7.1 percent increase, while the amount to be raised by taxes is to decrease by 0.1 percent. Read more

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ATHOL | The Town of Thurman’s tax rate for 2019 is expected to increase by 3.4 percent, from $4.07 per $1,000 in assessed value this year to $4.21 per $1,000 next year. Read more

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CHESTERFIELD | Increases in the revenues within the town of Chesterfield led to decreases in the general and highway budget tax levies for 2019. Read more

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