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QUEENSBURY | Area assessors are warning homeowners that if they don’t take action to switch how they receive their School Tax Relief (STAR) property tax reduction, they could have their benefit reduced or eliminated altogether. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County and the Town of Plattsburgh both closed out 2018 on stable ground. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh’s Assessor’s Office was faulted in a state audit for administering tax exemptions without sufficient documentation. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg’s designation as a federal Opportunity Zone is expected to brighten the town’s long-term economic prospects, local officials said. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County sales tax revenue returned to towns isn’t distributed on a fair basis, Warrensburg Town Supervisor Kevin Geraghty told county officials Oct. 19 at the monthly Board of Supervisors meeting. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County Industrial Development Agency is seeking judgment against the owners of the former Adirondack Meat Company. Read more

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HORICON | Effort designed to boost transparency Read more

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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. Read more



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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new executive budget proposal on how to pay land taxes within the Adirondack Park drew the ire of Essex County lawmakers on Monday. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board turned down a request from a citizen to allow muskrat trapping in a creek behind Town Hall. Read more

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For centuries, rural cities grew. Geography was on their side, and population growth and technological innovation kept the economic pie growing. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Following the elimination of four city departments, Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has proposed an austerity budget he says is “responsible and visionary.” Read more

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LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Experience is suing the Village of Lake Placid for their efforts to obtain a pair of museum-owned parcels via eminent domain in order to build a downtown parking garage. Read more

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Lawmaker engaged in year-long process to develop strategies, policy that will make the Republican Party more attractive for young people Read more

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