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

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

The Sun

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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. more

The Sun

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. more

The Sun

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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. 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. more

The Sun

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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. more

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

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh seeks to remain under the 2 percent state tax cap next year. more

The Sun

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BALLSTON SPA | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has clinched a heavy-duty endorsement days before the midterm elections. more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. more

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Despite the reported rancor around the budget in the 2018 legislative session, the Vermont Chamber had a very successful year, proving that the Republican administration and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature can work together... more

The Vermont Eagle

The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. more

The Vermont Eagle

This space recently shared a local man’s smug, self-congratulatory paean to conservativism. more

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. more

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TICONDEROGA | Just six weeks after promising to shake up the local news industry, WIPS News is now the subject of a criminal investigation. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two former managers of now-abolished departments filed claims against the City of Plattsburgh seeking longevity pay — and won. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors went ahead with a proposed resolution to increase the rate of pay for their bus drivers, but not without discussing their concerns over a lack of drivers. more

The Sun

WESTPORT | The Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools Merger Committee meeting in January looked at staffing numbers from both schools. more

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