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Our business model and our rural communities are currently undergoing some significant changes that must be addressed. Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Supervisors are asking the state legislature for the authority to raise Essex County’s occupancy tax from 3 to 5 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s sales tax collections have continued to increase in the first months of 2019. Read more

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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

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County lost about $190,000 in mortgage tax revenues between Dec. 1, 2018 and Feb. 28, 2019 due to the state legislature... Read more

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RAY BROOK | Three Paul Smith’s scientists painted a troubled climatic future for the Adirondacks if the world doesn’t get serious about carbon emissions. Read more

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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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