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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Meet Bobby beagle, a charming little dude with lots of energy and love to share. This handsome, happy-go-lucky boy is ready to amuse you with his playful antics and cover you in kisses. Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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Without a doubt this last week has been deeply uncomfortable for anyone watching the Intelligence committee’s hearing in Congress. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners voted last week to bring plans for their new $3.2 million fire station to vote. Read more

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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area town governments are finalizing spending plans for 2020. Generally, tax levy caps were calculated below 2 percent this year, many close to 1 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For millions of children across the world, living without basic necessities is a harsh reality and the idea of gifts a foreign concept. That’s what local volunteers are working to change this holiday season as they gear up for... Read more

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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad membership has approved the following response to Town of Lewis Supervisor Jim Monty’s comments in the July 4 edition of the Press-Republican. Read more

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WESTPORT | In its fourth year, Adirondack Harvest Festival returns to Essex County Fairgrounds with an entire realm set up for children. Read more

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WESTPORT | When the body of freshly hanged abolitionist John was being transported from now-Charles Town, West Virginia, to his North Elba farm, not everyone on the route knew what to make of the circumstance. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | By nature, restaurants aren’t always known as good environmental stewards, from food that’s thrown away to a surfeit of plastics that can end up in the environment. Read more

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WESTPORT | Boquet Valley schools are ready to start day one. The newly formed school district is blending staff, curriculum and traditions from former Westport and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools. Read more

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WESTPORT | Students will all have free breakfast and lunch at Boquet Valley Central School. Read more

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WESTPORT | Transportation staff and school administrators at Boquet Valley Central School have established a bus plan with shuttle time tables to move high school and middle school students to the proper campus for classes. Read more

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WESTPORT | Project plans for a new fire station proposed for Westport Hose Company #1 are moving into an environmental quality review phase. Read more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers across the Boquet Valley Central School District will receive bills for the newly established Elizabethtown Library fund, despite school “Community Report” information that said expressly “Proposition 4 only applies to taxpayers Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has announced plans to preserve 35 acres in Essex, New York, on land that features 400-million-year-old fossils — a remnant of the planet’s oldest coral reef — as well as a globally rare type of forest. Read more

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WILMINGTON/WESTPORT | More than 150 bicyclists representing 30 states and Canadian provinces will encamp in Ticonderoga for two days this month before taking off on Cycle Adirondacks’ Ultimate Cycling Vacation, a 400-mile spin through the... Read more

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    Westport Fire Department Decon Area

    Design for the proposed new fire station in Westport includes a decontamination area with a shower stall and water collection area along with a laundry area on site for firefighters to use to wash their gear.

  • Westport fire department plans

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    Westport fire department plans

    Jim Rule, chairman of the Westport Board of Fire Commissioners, unrolls floor plans for the proposed new fire station in Westport. The $3.2 million project will go to Westport taxpayers for a referendum vote on Dec. 10.

  • Westport Fire Station

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    Westport Fire Station

    Design plans for the proposed new Westport Hose Co. fire station utilize the back section of several vehicle bays as storage room for firefighter lockers and storage area for turnout gear and equipment.