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KEENE | This past Father’s Day weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation began a no-parking policy on Route 73 stretching from Keene to Lake Placid, at highly popular and overrun trail heads to several locations. Read more

The Sun

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WHITING | A fire destroyed an unoccupied farmhouse that was being renovated in Sudbury on June 13. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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KEENE VALLEY | A popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden will be closed this spring and summer while the Town of Keene replaces a failing bridge over Johns Brook. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

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EAGLE LAKE | The status of Eagle Lake’s only public boat launch has residents fearful that they may not be able to fish or recreate on the lake in the ways to which they have become accustomed. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | North Hudson Town Board Member Stephanie DeZalia was sworn in as the town’s new supervisor last Wednesday to fill out the unexpired term of Ronald Moore, who has retired. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | North Hudson Supervisor Ronald Moore is hoping the second time’s the charm. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. Read more

The Sun

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | Tourism statewide is booming. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans Read more

The Sun

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The High Peaks are groaning under the weight of an unprecedented surge of tourism. Read more

Editorials

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. Read more

The Sun

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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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RAY BROOK | Looking toward solutions to congested parking and traffic on the Route 73 corridor through his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. said the town’s shuttle has worked. Read more

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RAY BROOK | With an Adirondack Park Agency spotlight session focused on his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. brought the bane of Route 73 trailhead parking congestion front and center last week. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH ELBA | Two new bridges over the West Branch of the AuSable River are now open. Read more

The Sun

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KEENE | Route 73 contains some breathtaking views as it winds its way through the mountains and alongside the Cascade Lakes. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Several local bridges are slated to be replaced this year as part of state programs designed to beef up the region’s critical infrastructure. Read more

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