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LAKE GEORGE | Prompted by local environmental advocates, Warren County officials are now considering establishing a centralized composting facility where food waste as well as brush and leaves can be deposited and processed. Read more

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New Schuyler Falls Supervisor Kevin Randall

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SCHUYLER FALLS | New supervisor Kevin Randall and new council members Reginald Facteau and Vernon Bruno began their work at the town’s organizational meeting this month. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

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To the Editor: It has been two years since I spoke with Ti Supervisor about properties with junk cars, trailers and all sorts of debris. Joe assured me they were trying to enforce regulations but there were legal concerns they were working on. Read more

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Gerald “Gerry” Morrow

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CHESTERFIELD | With a new year underway, and many new elected faces the Essex County Board of Supervisors, one long-time leader, Gerry Morrow, has closed a chapter here after 34 years in office. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

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Essex Town Hall - Ballroom at Wright’s Inn

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ESSEX | Town staff have moved into newly renovated rooms on the second floor of the town hall here. The $160,000 project is finished, having cleared debris, repaired walls and torn plaster to remake space that had been unused for decades. Read more

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Plattsburgh Affordable-Housing

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PLATTSBURGH | The town of Plattsburgh had a groundbreaking of an upcoming affordable housing complex last month, Nov. 6. The complex, Atlas Heights, will be located off of New York Road, on the former airbase. Read more

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Former Port Henry Village Hall

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PORT HENRY | As the iron industry faded, the Witherbee Sherman & Co, headquarters was ceded to the Town of Moriah, which today uses it as its town hall, which by law must be accessible to its citizens. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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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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The Graves Mansion

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AU SABLE FORKS | The storied Graves Mansion, a home-born of the Industrial Revolution that some describe as the historical heart of Au Sable Forks, is expected to be auctioned off in a bank foreclosure sale next week. Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area town governments are finalizing spending plans for 2020. Generally, tax levy caps were calculated below 2 percent this year, many close to 1 percent. Read more

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Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

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