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WARRENSBURG | The appearance of neighborhoods across Warren County — and a riverside area in Warrensburg — are likely to improve in the future, according to actions undertaken recently by town and county leaders. Read more

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It saddens me to see trash strewn along our highways. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a few hours last week, a trail of small, bright orange flags stretched from City Hall Place to an outlook over the Saranac River. Read more

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Most Vermonters know about Green Up Day. Green Up Day is designated as the first Saturday in May. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Several local homes gutted by fires and then acquired in tax sales by out-of-town owners may be prompting a new ordinance in Warrensburg, town officials said last week at their monthly town board meeting. 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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NORTH CREEK | Prompted by complaints voiced Sept. 28 by Warren County supervisors, employees of an enterprise seeking to operate excursions on the county’s railroad tracks sent workers to the North Creek train station to clean up... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The trash, construction debris and other refuse left behind around the North Creek Train Station by the former operator of the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is now gone. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | A proposed countywide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags is headed toward two public hearings. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is going out to bid on new solid waste equipment. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | The Chester Town Board followed up discussion last month regarding raising fees on items taken to the town’s transfer station by raising fees for some items, effective Feb. 1. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | When you visit the Town of Chester Transfer Station, you will have to pay to drop off trash, but you can leave with good, clean, usable items they collect and hand out to the public. Read more

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CROWN POINT | It was only open a day-and-a-half weekly, but now the Crown Point Town Solid Waste Transfer Station is closing entirely. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Under the citizens comments portion of the Sept. 12 Middlebury Selectboard meeting, Middlebury resident Amy McAninch asked the board to consider enacting an ordinance banning the use of plastic shopping bags ... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Residents, officials share the importance of the trail to them Read more

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NORTH CREEK – Members of Our Town Theatre spent May 6 collecting trash and sprucing up the neighborhood along Main Street in North Creek. Read more

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WESTPORT — SpringFest arrives here May 19 and 20 in time for some dancing, a huge Farmer’s Market, town-wide clean-up and a community picnic, among other fun events planned for friends, neighbors and family. Read more

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