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PORT HENRY | When people with physical challenges have business with the Town of Moriah they call employees in advance, who will then meet them outside the rampless office building at their cars. Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local firefighters may soon have a new place to complete hands-on field training. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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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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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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Elizabethtown | Essex County is proposing a pair of local laws governing the county’s coroner system. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kari Ratliff, who works as motor vehicle supervisor at the Essex County Department of Motor Vehicles, is running for Essex County clerk. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local governments are aghast at proposed cuts to state operating aid as part of this year’s executive budget proposal. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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PORT HENRY | As the Town of Moriah looks to maximize returns on its two waterfront campgrounds, it will retain the services of a waterfront committee that is working with a New York investor to redevelop the valuable properties. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Somehow, the Christ Episcopal Church in Port Henry has made it this far. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Town of Moriah signed an agreement over the weekend with a New York City property manager which could result in significant improvements to the two lakeside campgrounds in Port Henry. Read more

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MORIAH | The Town of Moriah plans to spend $3.2 million in the coming year, which translates into about a $27 increase to taxes on a $100,000 home, not including water and fire districts. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County budget planners might add six new school resource officers, or SROs, to the county sheriff office’s 2019 budget. Read more

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This is in response to the recent Editorial “Horace Nye: It's time to sell” Read more

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More than 100 people packed into the Old Courthouse at the Essex County Government Center with a request that some may not have expected to hear. Read more

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