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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Expressing frustration that the town board has repeatedly questioned the accuracy of their sewer treatment bill from the village, Lake George village officials have decided to bill them not by percentage of sewage treated but by volume. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Despite their qualms about the potential impact on local taxpayers, Lake George Village trustees committed this week to the construction of the new $24 million sewage treatment plant that has been years in development. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Leaders of the Town of Warrensburg have moved forward on their effort to expand the municipality’s hamlet as well as increase the size of its primary sewer district. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Concerned over projected huge future increases in local taxes and sewer charges, Town of Lake George officials suggested June 10 that the pending construction of a new $24 million municipal sewer treatment plant be shelved... Read more

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MINEVILLE | The Town of Moriah is trying to collect income data from residents in and around Mineville and Witherbee neighborhoods, which in the future could save them a considerable amount of money on their sewer bills. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | While neighboring Lake George Village has been wrangling for years to bankroll and construct a new wastewater treatment plant — estimated to cost $22 million — the Town of Warrensburg is taking action to upgrade their sewer plant... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The pending construction of Lake George’s new $22 million wastewater treatment plant is likely to cause a drastic increase in sewer fees for property owners in the Caldwell sewer district... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard approved an estimated $92,965 in capital expense for the replacement of 515 feet of old bituminous clay sanitary sewer pipe adjacent to the rail bed, from the Cross Street Bridge south to the rail trestle... 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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NORTH CREEK | The Cuomo administration’s recent announcement that a major grant was awarded to help bankroll a hotel adjacent to Gore Mountain Ski Bowl has renewed optimism in North Creek... Read more

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WESTPORT | An Adirondack Park Agency (APA) map amendment request from Westport went to public hearing just before Christmas. 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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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. 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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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Several local homes gutted by fires and then acquired in tax sales by out-of-town owners may be prompting a new ordinance in Warrensburg, town officials said last week at their monthly town board meeting. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The long-awaited relocation of the town highway garage to the municipal industrial park is to occur before the onset of winter, Warrensburg Supervisor Kevin Geraghty announced recently at the October town board meeting. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake Supervisor Mike Marnell told the town board it’s time to start discussions on raising sewer rates. Read more

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