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NEWCOMB | The Newcomb Board of Education named a committee last week to move the school system’s sports programs forward... Read more

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WESTPORT | Nineteen residents of the newly formed Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport school district are seeking one of seven seats on the new school board. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Voters of the new consolidated Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central School District will head the polls Jan. 29 to select a new school board. Read more

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WESTPORT | A new report from a Westport Central School task force presents a bleak forecast for the district’s future. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Forum discussion Monday night brought expertise and insight to ongoing merger review for Westport Central School (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) communities. 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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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A day after Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central voters approved one of the two merger votes, ELCS reviewed exit poll data and discussed preliminary next steps in the formal centralization review process. Read more

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WESTPORT | District officials are surveying the landscape following a straw poll vote last week that paved the way for a merger between Elizabethtown-Lewis Central (ELCS) and Westport Central (WCS). Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A disturbing spike in health care costs has prompted Ticonderoga Central Schools to call on employees to be smart consumers when buying medicine or being treated for an illness. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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WESTPORT | Voters at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have reached a decisive moment that will chart their future trajectory for generations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature last week unanimously approved Clinton Community College’s fiscal plan for the 2018-19 school year. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Students attending schools in Bolton and Lake George saw uniformed and armed school resource officers (SROs) patrolling the hallways when they returned to classes this week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has approved a resolution allowing Mayor Colin Read to sign a contract with the Plattsburgh City School District for two armed school resource officers (SRO). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | North Country Community College presented a $13.3 million 2018-19 budget to supervisors in Essex County last week. Read more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers in Westport approved a revised school spending plan for 2018-19. Read more

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