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PLATTSBURGH | As the North Country rallies behind him, veteran sports racer Nick LaGoy is recovering from serious injuries following a high-speed racing accident earlier this month. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | Indoor winter play for families with children from newborn to age six returns to the Whallonsburg Grange Hall on Saturday mornings starting on Saturday, Feb. 1. Read more

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PERU | New York State Police have released clues in the decades-old unsolved homicide of a Peru man; they hope the clues will trigger new information in the case. Read more

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PERU | Residents will get a chance to learn about the $4.6 million sewer collection system upgrade project set to happen this year during an informational meeting this month. Read more

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WESTPORT | Voters here have given Westport Hose Co. No. 1 approval to build a new fire station. The $3.2 million fire station will be situated on 5.2 acres the fire district purchased off of Route 22, adjacent to Bessboro Builders & Supplies. Read more

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Elizabethtown Social Center teens would like to invite all local veterans to an appreciation dinner in recognition of Veterans Day. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners voted last week to bring plans for their new $3.2 million fire station to vote. Read more

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WESTPORT | When the body of freshly hanged abolitionist John was being transported from now-Charles Town, West Virginia, to his North Elba farm, not everyone on the route knew what to make of the circumstance. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Canadian Pacific Railway has closed Route 22 along east of the Plattsburgh International Airport until sometime this Friday due to maintenance of railroad crossing. 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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WESTPORT | Westport Hose Co. 1 presented schematic drawings, site plans and cost estimates for their prospective new fire station last week. Read more

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In the last year, there has been much written and discussed about the safety of intersections. One such example is the intersection at Route 9 and Water Street in Elizabethtown. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Fans of the historic site and campground at Crown Point reacted with enthusiasm last week to state plans for a new Unit Management Plan that will serve as a blueprint for how the properties are used and improved. Read more

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ADDISON | On March 22, at approximately 6:55 a.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police New Haven Barracks were called to a reported two-vehicle, head-on crash on Vermont Route 22A in the town of Addison. Read more

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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

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CHESTERFIELD | Essex County lawmakers are asking the state Department of Transportation to study a traffic light located off the Adirondack Northway they contend poses a danger for motorcyclists. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Public Service Commission has booted Charter from the state two years after the state agency approved their merger with Time Warner. Read more

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MORRISONVILLE — Life is about to get a bit brighter for those crossing the Saranac River at Route 22. Read more

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PERU — Town officials are awaiting input from stakeholders their proposal revitalization plan. Read more

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CHAZY — A new eatery might be opening in town this summer. Read more

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