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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors has torpedoed a proposed local law to change the legal age at which someone could purchase tobacco in the county. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Health professionals and advocates met with county lawmakers last Monday to talk about the Tobacco 21 initiative. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers voted to table a resolution which would raise the legal age for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The public got their first look at the Gateway to the Adirondacks in North Hudson project on Monday when state agencies held an open house-type event to showcase early blueprints for the facility. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of North Country Community College were on hand at the Essex County Board of Supervisors meeting Nov. 6 to bring lawmakers up to date on campus activity. Read more

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MINERVA | The state Comptroller’s Office has determined a lack of financial controls and oversight by the town supervisor and board allowed a former clerk to the supervisor to steal thousands from municipal coffers over a multi-year period. Read more

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MINERVA | The first rail cars arrived in the central Adirondacks last week, slowly snaking their way along the Boreas River before eventually stopping on the track north of North Club Woods Road in Minerva. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in January he wanted local governments to put together shared service plans and hold public referendums designed to further reduce property taxes. Read more

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MINERVA — County lawmakers authorized the construction of a pair of temporary bridges spanning Trout Brook Road in Minerva on Monday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A number of critical infrastructure projects will be funded as part of a $61.4 million funding package the region received last week, including projects to provide clean drinking water, filter sludge and replace sewer lines. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE — Plaid outweighed green last week at Schroon Lake Central as the Adirondack Park Agency hosted the latest public hearing as part of the classification process for Boreas Ponds. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — ROOST to create strategy for marketing Five Town region in central Adirondacks Read more

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RAY BROOK — The first round of public comments on numerous proposed Adirondack Park Agency land-use actions drew a crowd that spilled from Adirondack Park Agency to state Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters next door. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Move will expedite tax auctions, said lawmakers, who have long complained over glacial search process Read more

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Ahead of Boreas Pond and Macintyre Tracts hearings, Access Adirondacks aim to fill much-needed void in discourse Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Something is fishy at the Essex County Board of Supervisors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County locked in $4 million in state grant funds last week for water infrastructure projects in Lake Placid, Crown Point and Elizabethtown. Read more

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MINERVA — Construction has begun on the future veterans park in Minerva, with a tentative completion date next year. Read more

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MINERVA —Summer Concerts in Courtney Park return this season, featuring a line-up local talent not to be missed, along with a surprise for organizers. Read more

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MINERVA — An new technique to combat invasives in the Adirondack Park has removed more 14,000 gallons of milfoil so far, reported the firm responsible for clearing Minerva Lake Read more

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