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GLENS FALLS | Warren County is ranked as the “No. 1 healthiest county” in New York, according to a new study released by, a website that refers people to doctors and publishes articles on health. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

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Many Vermonters are not benefiting from the state’s economic growth. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | “We get one chance to get things right for the next 10 years.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A nonprofit has stepped forward to serve as a conduit between local government and the state agency overseeing the broadband build-out effort. Read more

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The U. S. Census Bureau announced a milestone that we should all take note of recently. In 2030, a mere 12 years from now, senior citizens will for the first time outnumber the children in this country. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg contains 944 locations that will be addressed as part of the final phase of grant funding in the state’s universal broadband initiative. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has pledged to bring universal broadband to localities across the state, and details on the final round of grants for local communities are continuing to trickle out. Read more

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The Wall Street Journal recently looked at IRS data and noticed “an accelerating flight from high-tax states.” Read more

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An article in Seven Days reminded us that back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A 14-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30. How’d we do? Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Nearly six months after the most recent round of state broadband grants was awarded, progress remains at a standstill in Keene. Read more

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Broadband access tops the list of existential issues facing the North Country. Read more



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LAKE PLACID — The long road to universal broadband coverage in the state begins and ends in Lake Placid. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — There’s no place like home, especially your first. Read more

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The city of Glens Falls has been named one of the best places in New York State to launch a new business — by a national website that offers financial advice and provides resources for business startups. Read more

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