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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 | 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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