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CADYVILLE | Lighted firetrucks will once again hit the frosty roads in a festive parade at this year’s Cadyville Community Tree Lighting. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE | Twenty businesses in and around Schroon Lake will join other communities this week celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Susan Palisano. Read more

The Sun

NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read held a press conference on Aug. 19 to announce the 2020 mayor’s budget. Read more

The Sun

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Whether transporting products for a small business, going to work or getting their kids to school, folks in the North Country depend on our local roads and bridges that get them where they need to go. Read more

Guest Columnists

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LAKE GEORGE | The Town of Lake George has a new employee in charge of maintenance and repair of its roadways. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | The VTrans Route 116 paving project has been underway since the start of the construction season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Robust sales tax revenue for Warren County is leading to more of its rough roadways to be paved this summer, if not earlier. Read more

The Sun

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HAGUE | New York Route 9N in Hague will be closed for about three months as the Department of Transportation makes a difficult fix to a section of highway that is in danger of sliding into Lake George. Read more

The Sun

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Here we go again. You turn on the evening news and it’s the same old story told every winter and early spring after a thaw or rain event. Read more

Community Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | While a number of highway employees of towns surrounding Lake George have taken steps to reduce the use of road salt in an effort to reduce lakewater pollution, the procedures have not been standardized or fully documented. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | This year’s VTrans Route 116 paving project extends along the highway for approximately 20 miles from just south of Robinson School in Starksboro to the U.S. Route 7 and State Route 116  intersection in Middlebury. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND - The final layer of pavement was applied on West Street from Forest to Greens Hill lane by the Rutland City Department of Public Works last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - Continuing the discussion from its Oct. 9 meeting as reported in last week’s Eagle, members of the Middlebury Selectboard began exploring a process for investigating how small, incremental repairs to Creek Road might be made. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY - The VTrans Route 116 paving project has been underway since the start of the construction season. Read more

The Vermont Eagle