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MIDDLEBURY | This year, some Vermonters are paying what amounts to a new, stealth income tax. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga School Board will either need to override the tax cap or find more than $400,000 to cut out of an already depleted budget, Superintendent John McDonald Jr. told board members at their February meeting last week. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | With financial pressures looming due to the pending construction of a new sewer plant, the tax increase in the Village of Lake George’s 2019-20 budget is likely to exceed the state’s tax cap... Read more

The Sun

Pete DeMola wrote a big article about state aid reduction and gun control in the past issue of The Sun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has authorized the formation of a new not-for-profit, the Lake City Land Bank Corporation. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is considering creating a land bank to address problem properties and reduce blight. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah’s already tight town budget could take an unexpected hit under a state proposal to ax a long-standing program known as Aid and Incentives to Municipalities. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County, is available for free to families and individuals whose household income is below $55,000. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | AARP Free Tax Services will kick off its 14th year starting in February with services in Hague, Ticonderoga and Bolton Landing. Read more

The Sun

Nine years ago, we purchased an older handyman home. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

The Sun

Vermont and France have at least two attributes in common — both produce world class cheese and both have a low carbon footprint. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard conducted a public hearing Jan. 15 to take community input on the proposed Middlebury Town Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 20) General Fund Budget in advance of finalizing the warning for Vermont Town Meeting on March 4. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

TICONDEROGA | Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites will be set up by members of the Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition of the Adirondack Region to provide free tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of $54,884 or less. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Dorn, who served as a commerce cabinet official in the administration of Gov. Jim Douglas, stressed that increasing the sales tax in South Burlington by even one percent will be an idea ultimately decided by voters on... Read more

The Vermont Eagle