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A proposed Vermont Senate change to a House tax bill could make timber harvesting more expensive, with serious longterm impacts on Vermont forestland sustainability and the state’s $1.5 billion forestry products industry. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett outlined 2017 highlights in his annual State of the Town address, including passing a budget that was below the cap and the installation of a new biomass boiler in town hall. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. Read more

The Sun

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Deer hunting is ending, so working in the woods is now my pleasure. Read more

Community Columnists

LAKE GEORGE | Ponies, mobile pedal-powered bars and a change in the fee schedule for events at the Festival Commons were on the agenda at last week’s Lake George Village Board meeting. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | The Lake George Village board moved forward at their August meeting on selling both village land and timber — and a portion of the proceeds were  immediately appropriated for 25-cent per hour raises for municipal employees. Read more

The Sun

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RAY BROOK — Legal arguments contending the fate of Class II Community Connector snowmobile trails will go to trial on March 1. Read more

The Sun

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The early years of logging at Boreas drew much local attention and renown. Newspapers faithfully reported the launch of winter timber operations, usually in the second or third week of January. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Trees will be harvested within the a year or two on village property located on Prospect Mountain, if plans of the village board materialize. Read more

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