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2019 Wild Center Climate Youth Summit

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TUPPER LAKE | The Wild Center won a $249,549 grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to interpret climate resilience. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Wabtec Corporations’s Vapor Stone Rail Systems held its official grand opening and ribbon cutting to announce the completion of its new facility. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga will officially dedicate its new, $14 million water plant on Wednesday, which finally brings it into compliance with state and federal regulations and orders issued over the past 10 years. Read more

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With the warm weather, stream fishing for trout has come to an end for now. That means it’s time for bass, sunnys, bluegills and other warmwater fishing. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Projects to improve Warrensburg’s water supply and sewage treatment have moved forward in July. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Community Center at 79 Margaret St. in Plattsburgh will act as a cooling station this weekend. Community members can stop by to cool off in central air, replenish with a bottle of water or snag some sunscreen or lip balm. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | The appearance of neighborhoods across Warren County — and a riverside area in Warrensburg — are likely to improve in the future, according to actions undertaken recently by town and county leaders. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | A gathering of Chilson and Eagle Lake residents was told last week that the Town of Ticonderoga has a little more than five years to design and build them a new water source before their current system is shut down... Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Jazmin Powell stood on the doorstep of her home on Schroon River Forest Road in Chester and looked at the floodwaters — thigh deep in some places — surrounding her home. 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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The Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club will welcome Amy Calkins and the Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District on Thursday, April 4, at 11 a.m. Amy will present “Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels." Read more

Community Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh is making progress on a $24 million overhaul of its water and wastewater infrastructure. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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WESTPORT | An Adirondack Park Agency (APA) map amendment request from Westport went to public hearing just before Christmas. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. 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

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Ah, that familiar, sweet summer aroma of local fields will now be a forgotten thing, well, at least until April 1. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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RAY BROOK | The reversal of damage caused by acid rain, which was devastating to native Adirondack fish populations, is an environmental success story. Read more

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