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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School seventh and eighth graders will be moved from the middle school to the high school next fall as the system seeks ways to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget woes. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Last month, just as Senate Republicans voted to blindfold the Senate from key witnesses and evidence during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Trump, even more damaging bits and pieces of his illegal Ukraine aid freeze spi Read more

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Kimberly Davis

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PLATTSBURGH | Kimberly Davis, Democratic Candidate for NY State Senate in the 45th District has announced that she has secured unanimous endorsements from all six Democratic County Committees within the 45th District. Read more

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Elise Stefanik

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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been selected as a Trump campaign honorary New York state chair, the Trump campaign announced last week. Read more

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Governor Andrew Cuomo - 2020 State of the State Address

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Gov. Cuomo released his Executive Budget last week, unveiled entirely at the annual State of the State address. His plan, Making Progress Happen, outlined priorities, several of which would affect rural Adirondack Park communities. Read more

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Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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Ticonderoga High School

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TICONDEROGA | Hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget difficulties, the Ticonderoga School Board is looking at structural, cost-saving changes that include the consolidation of its middle and high schools. Read more

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WESTPORT | Voters here have given Westport Hose Co. No. 1 approval to build a new fire station. The $3.2 million fire station will be situated on 5.2 acres the fire district purchased off of Route 22, adjacent to Bessboro Builders & Supplies. Read more

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Early Voting

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A total 294 people in Essex County took part in the inaugural round of Early Voting. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Ever since the day after our last presidential election, the Democrats have been resisting the current administration with every conceivable approach they can muster. Read more

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