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LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George Village leaders cited disappointment April 1 that the $175.5 billion state budget passed a day earlier didn’t include a specific allocation toward the construction of a new municipal treatment plant. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | For many years, Lake George Village government has been formulating plans to modernize their treatment of municipal sewage to curb pollution of groundwater that eventually seeps into the lake, causing algae blooms. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | When village board members heard recently how the new sewer plant might cost as much as $23 million — burdening taxpayers for decades with an annual expense of $427,000 — they discussed shifting most of the sewer plant’s expenses... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of The Portage had a say last Tuesday in how their street will be reconstructed after extensive utility work in 2020. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Dr. Lynn Kahn just wants her shot. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The $22 million wastewater treatment plant planned for Lake George could raise municipal taxes by about 50 percent for the next 30 years... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is asking the regional office of the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for help in upgrading and maintaining several state-owned boat launches throughout the county. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County won big with the state Regional Economic Council Awards. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Declaring their intent to protect Lake George’s environment, the Lake George Town Board recently established a new law banning hydraulic fracturing in town. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board approved a variance on Sept. 12 allowing homeowners to install a 3,000 gallon holding tank on their property, paving the way for plans to replace their existing home on Friends Lake. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) briefed residents and officials on the state budget at a breakfast session last week. Read more

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LAKE PLACID – State funds will aid in economic growth, revitalization efforts across region Read more

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CHAZY — Lake Champlain will soon be inhabited by another marina. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — How the town regulates its citizenry’s discharge of stormwater and sewage will be the subject of two public hearings at its Aug. 8 meeting. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — The 2016-17 governmental budget for the village of Lake George was adopted March 21 as the village’s trustees tackled their largest agenda of business in years. Read more

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The village of Lake George took a major step forward this week toward solving its ongoing problem of excessive pollutants in the effluent emerging from its municipal sewage plant. Read more

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