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RAY BROOK | When snow plow drivers in the Lake George region started seeing reductions in road-salt use as a competition, salt use dropped, and today the area has become a model for the scientific treatment of winter highways. Read more

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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

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | Taxes in the Town of Beekmantown will remain flat next year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilors were at loggerheads last week as they weighed funding for the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW). Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Town of Lake George officials and highway workers were recognized recently for their “best practices” in reducing the use of wintertime road salt while maintaining safe roadway conditions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications Read more

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The start of October has become the unofficial start of snow tire season. Read more

Editorials

LAKE GEORGE | Village officials are poised to embark on a novel venture — they’ve decided to modify their wintertime road maintenance procedures in one small section of the municipality at the request of local homeowners. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | An ordinance that allows village residents to host public parking on their properties during three local special events will likely be ready for consideration by the village board at their July 16 meeting. Read more

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Pete DeMola

TICONDEROGA | State agencies are holding the salt. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The pending proposal to purchase a new aerial fire truck was raised again at the Feb. 12 Lake George Village Board meeting, following a public informational meeting six days earlier when the controversial idea appeared... Read more

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The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. Read more

Community Columnists

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KEENE | The Town of Keene will have a new salt shed thanks to the state Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). Read more

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Alan Irwin

SHELBURNE | When it comes to controlling road-salt shipments via rail, along with purported threats to the local environment, Shelburne town officials lost their fight against Vermont Railway last week. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has been named Fox News Sunday’s "Power Player of the Week.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has broken with her party on a major 2018 budget resolution vote. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As Congress digs into tax reform this fall, the state and local tax deduction has left New York politicians rattled. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | Work has been completed on the Town of Champlain’s new salt storage facility. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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