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PORT HENRY | The oft-delayed Moriah Hydro power storage project has hit another speed bump that could push final approval of the plan well into 2020, federal officials said during a public hearing last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At a recent Essex County Board of Supervisors Ways and Means Committee meeting, Essex County Clerk Joe Provoncha addressed his colleagues with his concerns over new legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A New York state bill to amend the Real Property Tax Law was met with disapproval by the Essex County Board of Supervisors at their May 20 meeting. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Property owners in southern Essex County received notification last week that their assessments are increasing, but town officials were quick to point out that this, in and of itself, does not mean that taxes are going up... Read more

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PORT HENRY | A proposed hike in the Essex County room tax from 3 percent to 5 percent has Moriah inn owners concerned that their businesses will be hurt, a point that’s contested by town officials. Read more

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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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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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