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LAKE PLACID |  The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has launched LakePlacid.com, a revamped, mobile-friendly website designed to promote tourism to the region. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Communities in the Essex County lake communities are gearing up for the Empire State bicycle trail, which is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Read more

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PORT HENRY | A proposed hike in the Essex County room tax from 3 percent to 5 percent has Moriah inn owners concerned that their businesses will be hurt, a point that’s contested by town officials. 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  | 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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Lake Placid | Harlem-based Mwenso & the Shakes and Brooklyn-based Alsarah & the Nubatones will be the headlining performers at the 2019 Adirondack Global Arts Festival in Lake Placid March 7-9. 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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INDIAN LAKE | The public is invited to the Indian Lake Community Development Corporation (ILCDC) membership meeting set for Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Town of Indian Lake Byron Park Meeting Room on Route 28. Read more

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. Read more

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After six months of research and compiling data, the Saranac Lake Brand Study Advisory panel gave residents a first look at where they hope to go in giving the town a centralized marketing approach last week. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Several local organizations have come together to get the message out that Saranac Lake is “The Adirondack’s Coolest Place.” Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A full lineup of business training seminars is planned for this spring by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | When James McKenna came to the Essex County Board of Supervisors in the summer and spoke about hosting a trio of international, multi-sport events in the Lake Placid region, the footwork was still being done. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. Read more

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KEENE | Adirondack 46ers greeted and counted over ten thousand hikers at Cascade Mountain in four months last summer. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), in cooperation with the greater Saranac Lake community, is amidst a branding study and is looking for stakeholders, residents, and visitors to complete an online branding survey. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | World Union of Olympic Cities welcomed to smallest of all Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s tourism marketing agency says visitors spent $63 each last year for every dollar spent on getting them here. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE — If you live in Schroon — or even like to visit here — a local revitalization committee really wants to hear from you. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes Read more

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