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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors approved sale of the county Community Planning building on about 3/4 of an acre to Stewart’s Shops. They set the offer at $650,000. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Willsboro Supervisor Shaun Gillilland has been tapped as the new Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County budget planners might add six new school resource officers, or SROs, to the county sheriff office’s 2019 budget. Read more

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WESTPORT | Essex County Supervisors discussed what to do about taxes that remained unpaid on Westport Golf Course properties. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Chesterfield Supervisor Gerry Morrow is pushing back against a plan to put a public boat launch on Augur Lake. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | Supervisor Roby Politi has asked Essex County Department of Public Works to assess safety at the intersection across from the North Elba Horse Show Grounds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County District Attorney’s office does not prosecute code enforcement cases primarily because they are misdemeanor violations. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | In the mountains of the Adirondacks, Fourth of July festivities are deeply rooted in a pair of stories where a rag-tag group of inexperienced men faced off against the strongest power in the world and came out victorious. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors will make an early week trip down to Albany to request lawmakers come together one more time before ending the legislative session for 2018. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers took the first steps into expanding the services of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) into two new towns during a meeting of the county Finance Committee last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has torpedoed a proposed local law to change the legal age at which someone could purchase tobacco in the county. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | After waiting a month, the Essex County Board of Supervisors went through with a vote April 9 of “no confidence” when it comes to North Country Community College (NCCC) President Dr. Steven Tyrell and the administration. Read more

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