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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. 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. more

Letters to the Editor

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. 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. 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. 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. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Municipal Lighting Department (MLD) has filed an early site plan with the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Department, the first public look at a proposed development on land the City of Plattsburgh is looking to annex from the town. more

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MORIAH | The Town of Moriah plans to spend $3.2 million in the coming year, which translates into about a $27 increase to taxes on a $100,000 home, not including water and fire districts. more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg’s 2019 preliminary budget calls for a 11.6 percent increase in the amount to be raised by taxes for the highway, general government, library and special district expenditures combined. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has reached a deal with vacation rental site Airbnb to collect taxes on all bookings for stays within the county. more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 budget as amended this last week calls for a increase in the tax levy of about 2.5 percent, according to county Budget Officer Frank Thomas. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the fiscal year nearly over, the City of Plattsburgh’s year-to-date budget report shows that revenue continues to exceed department expenses. more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County sales tax revenue returned to towns isn’t distributed on a fair basis, Warrensburg Town Supervisor Kevin Geraghty told county officials Oct. 19 at the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County Sheriff David Favro said his record speaks for itself. 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. more

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A recent news report by Montpelier-based freelance columnist Guy Page indicates that receipts from Vermont’s corporate income tax (commonly called the CIT) through September jumped a whopping 80 percent over the first nine months of 2017. more

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WESTPORT | District officials are surveying the landscape following a straw poll vote last week that paved the way for a merger between Elizabethtown-Lewis Central (ELCS) and Westport Central (WCS). more

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LAKE GEORGE | Warren County government may lose between $250,000 and $900,000 of revenue in 2019 due to the state legislature not taking action to endorse the renewal of its mortgage tax law. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has moved from having “no designation” of fiscal stress to being “susceptible to fiscal stress,” according to a new report from the state Comptroller’s Office. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Attendance at several recent events in Lake George Village have set new records, and tourism is robust, Mayor Robert Blais told village board members last Monday. more

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