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TICONDEROGA | The annual Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga Duck Race will be held at Bicentennial Park Sunday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. — the same day as the Ticonderoga Car Show. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | When construction crews were scraping the ground for a new entrance to the Ticonderoga hospital they began unearthing things: A beer bottle from long ago, what appeared to be a girl’s change purse and the stacked stones of a dry well. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Annual Christmas Fair at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded $465,000 through a highly competitive grant program for restoration of a defensive stonework on the north side of the fort. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Tired of fighting with the in-laws over politics, eating too much and then passing out on the floor? Star Trek Original Set Tour’s Treksgiving is offering an alternative. 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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Fox and Fern Owners

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TICONDEROGA | Looking for a special gift for that special someone—or perhaps just yourself? Now locals no longer have to drive to Lake Placid or Middlebury to find it. Read more

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Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s new $14 million water system produces water of such pH hardness that it is damaging machinery and making it difficult for residents to lather up, a town sewer and water committee was told last week. Read more

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The Affordable Care Act, Republicans hate it and many Democrats don’t understand it! Republicans call it “Obama Care” because anything President Obama did was wrong in their eyes. Read more

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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Forest rangers are used to getting emergency calls concerning wilderness hikers who have gotten lost or turned an ankle. But a trapped horse, not so much. Read more

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MORIAH | On Sept. 12, residents and proponents for a dog park in the town of Moriah addressed the Town Board about their plan for a dog park to serve residents and dog lovers alike and gather support from local officials. Read more

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ADIRONDACKS | Fall is when the world is full of crisp perfection, the air is clean and clear, the sky a vivid blue, and the leaves are exploding into a thousand shades of yellows, oranges and crimsons. We are tracking the progress of this... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s 6th annual Adirondack Harvest Plein Air event will take place the last weekend in September, offering residents a chance to interact with artists on a personal level as they are outdoors painting whatever scenes strike... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Two kids from Saskatchewan in 1926 are credited with playing the first game of what would become known as Frisbee golf. There were no Frisbees then, but the kids sailed tin canning jar lids into four-foot circles scratched in the sand. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The International Paper Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Ticonderoga Area BackPack Program Read more

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TICONDEROGA | By nature, restaurants aren’t always known as good environmental stewards, from food that’s thrown away to a surfeit of plastics that can end up in the environment. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has received a $95,000 grant from the federal government that will pay tuition for high school students attending vo-tech classes at CV-Tec in Mineville. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Two Waters Disc Golf Course, the newest recreational opportunity in the area, will officially open in Ticonderoga on Tuesday, Sept. 10, with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | If you love what you do,  why not work until — oh, say the age of 96? On a Sunday in late August, Grace Trombley played and sang at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church, the capstone on a musical career that began 82 years... Read more

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  • Fox and Fern Owners

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    Fox and Fern Owners

    Owners Lynne Reale (left) and Mariann Rapple (right) stand in front of their newly opened shop, the Fox and Fern.

  • Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

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    Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

    Ticonderoga’s new water pumping station on Street Road.