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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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LEWIS | More than 200 residents attended the dedication last Saturday, Oct. 5, of Lewis Veterans Park, where names of military sons and daughters of Lewis are raised in bronze on plaques to honor their service in combat and in times of peace. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Town officials here seek input on a law they’ve drafted to Regulate the Keeping of Cats. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors was given a passionate presentation recently on the state of Adirondack agriculture by Carly Summers, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s agricultural resource educator, at the start of the... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A third, and final, hearing on the local Essex County Coroner Law reform was held recently after a Board of Supervisors Ways and Means meeting. The law that was voted in Aug. 5, is the fourth to pass this year by the current board. Read more

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WILLSBORO | There is a new plan for a hopeful horizon for Willsboro. A Croatian pharmacist has decided to invest in the town and has begun the motions for a new start. His hopes are to “bring life” to a town that has been losing... Read more

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WILMINGTON | Randy Preston’s two-year battle with cancer ended Thursday, July 18. The 60-year-old Wilmington supervisor and veteran of his local Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department was known for his “real and true” nature and devotion to Wilmington Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local governments are aghast at proposed cuts to state operating aid as part of this year’s executive budget proposal. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Horse-drawn buggies have become a familiar sight on roads in the Boquet Valley as the Amish relocate to the area. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Willsboro Supervisor Shaun Gillilland has been tapped as the new Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State lawmakers must decide whether to keep the state property tax cap next year as they head back to Albany next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik has left Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work is slated to begin to refurbish the county-owned building anchoring the fairgrounds in Westport. Read more

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