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CHAMPLAIN | The village of Champlain kicked off the new decade with its annual First Day Walk on Jan. 1. The village is planning a number of projects this upcoming year. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga will be able to complete utility and street upgrades to The Portage more quickly than anticipated, after receiving a $5 million state grant. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The federal government has declared 18 North Country counties to be a disaster area eligible for financial aid as the result of damages from the 2019 Halloween Storm, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The projected cost of Lake George Village’s wastewater treatment plant increased this week as the village board learned that engineering oversight and inspection and related costs will rise by $248,690. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George village’s indebtedness for the pending construction of a new $24 million sewer plant is to be reduced by 2.9 percent, after a new joint federal/state grant announced last week is factored into the plant’s financing. Read more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners approved a map amendment request to move 32 resource management acres to Hamlet in Westport. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Clinton County Legislature authorized a contract with a local housing cooperative recently that local officials hope will facilitate the overhaul of a failing wastewater treatment system. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The bids to construct Lake George’s new sewer treatment plant have turned out to be far higher than anticipated, and local officials have intensified their efforts to lobby to secure more grant money for the project. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The pending construction of Lake George’s new $22 million wastewater treatment plant is likely to cause a drastic increase in sewer fees for property owners in the Caldwell sewer district... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George Village leaders cited disappointment April 1 that the $175.5 billion state budget passed a day earlier didn’t include a specific allocation toward the construction of a new municipal treatment plant. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Robert Blais, who has presided over the village for nearly 48 years, is running for re-election March 19 alongside trustees John Earl and Ray Perry. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

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