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LAKE GEORGE | With financial pressures looming due to the pending construction of a new sewer plant, the tax increase in the Village of Lake George’s 2019-20 budget is likely to exceed the state’s tax cap... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is being lauded for its economic strength. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division has upheld the decision of an arbitration panel and ordered the City of Plattsburgh to pay its firefighters $740,109 in backpay and retroactive wage increases. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature has waived application fees for civil service positions. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The minimum wage upstate hit $11.10 an hour last week, the latest increase in a series of gradual hikes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hospitality workers rang in the new year with promises of extra cash: Read more

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

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | All prospective employees of the village of Lake George, as well as village firefighters driving firetrucks, will from now on be required to submit to drug tests. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh and firefighters have reached a contract agreement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has adopted an updated compensation package for a portion of the city’s managers. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Despite concerns raised over spending and taxes, Warren County’s 2019 budget was adopted Nov. 16 by the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Governmental spending in the Town of Lake George as forecast in the town’s endorsed 2019 budget reflects a 7.1 percent increase, while the amount to be raised by taxes is to decrease by 0.1 percent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. Read more

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PERU | The Town of Peru is poised to remain beneath the state tax cap next year, according to Town Supervisor Brandy McDonald. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. Read more

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CHAZY | The Town of Chazy is expected to surpass the tax cap next year. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of Johnsburg’s 2019 preliminary budget calls for a 11.6 percent increase in the amount to be raised by taxes for the highway, general government, library and special district expenditures combined. Read more

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