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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 | Boquet Valley Central School Board has hired a new principal for the elementary/middle school at Lake View Campus here. Read more

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WESTPORT | This summer’s fair season has begun. For the 2019 Essex County Fair, there are some added bonuses and some shifting of venues for certain exhibits due to the Cornell Cooperative Extension renovations. Read more

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WESTPORT | In an 86-year-long line of graduates that most likely started with the name Sara Cross in 1934, MacKenzie Wescott was the final student to walk across the stage to accept a Westport Central School diploma June 29. 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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WESTPORT | School Board members of the Boquet Valley Central School made key decisions as they prepared to close existing district operations. Read more

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WESTPORT | Logistics for staffing, tuition and classroom use occupied a large portion of the last Boquet Valley School Board meeting with Interim Superintendent Dr. Mark Davey. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Prevention Team of Essex County based in Ticonderoga — a New York state entity focused on prevention of alcohol and substance abuse and youth — wrapped up its annual Girl Strong program this past May. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

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WESTPORT | With a half-smile and an air of humbleness about him, Doug Meyer accepted words of congratulations about his recent nomination and recognition from the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Honeysuckle, vanilla and possibly amber. Read more

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WESTPORT | Westport Hose Co. 1 presented schematic drawings, site plans and cost estimates for their prospective new fire station last week. Read more

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WESTPORT | Award-winning pianist Daniel Linder is coming home for a visit in June. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Members of the Plattsburgh Rotary Club have announced that the third-annual Rotary International Fishing Classic will be held on Lake Champlain Friday, May 31, to Sunday, June 2. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Identity of the new Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport Central School District is in discussion by students, staff and stakeholders as part of ongoing Transition Advisory Team work. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Grand Hike will be held Saturday, May 11. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Coot Hill, just over 1,000 feet above sea level, has a stony summit frosted with a stubble of blueberries and juniper. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Crown Point Panthers varsity baseball team made the most out of what it was given, scoring 16 runs on only 10 hits in a 16-0, shortened game against the ELW Griffins Wednesday. Read more

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