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Governor Andrew Cuomo - 2020 State of the State Address

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Gov. Cuomo released his Executive Budget last week, unveiled entirely at the annual State of the State address. His plan, Making Progress Happen, outlined priorities, several of which would affect rural Adirondack Park communities. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

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Here we go again. You turn on the evening news and it’s the same old story told every winter and early spring after a thaw or rain event. Read more

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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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MIDDLEBURY | Rep. Harvey Smith of Addison County’s 5th district concurs with last week’s comments by Rutland County State Sen. Brian Collamore. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | Preservation of 13.2 acres of wooded wetlands near Lake George’s Warner Bay will be a reality if tentative plans of Warren County leaders and the Lake George Land Conservancy go forward. Read more

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Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | While she was a PhD student at UVM, Keri Bryan Watson led the first study to calculate the economic benefits of river wetlands and floodplains during Tropical Storm Irene and other major East Coast floods. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The anticipated solar energy project for Ticonderoga Central School District has been canceled because of cost escalation. Read more

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CHARLOTTE — Charlotte resident and environmentalist Marty Illick and the Lewis Creek Association (LCA) have received the annual GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award. Read more

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QUEENSBURY — The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted authorize a grant application for close to $1 million for a proposed runway extension project at the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — A proposal to open a new motel off Exit 39 in Plattsburgh has been temporarily scuttled by the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE — Following contentious public hearing process, Adirondack Park stakeholders discuss what comes next Read more

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PLATTSBURGH – Legislation joins initiative to fully wire state by 2018 Read more

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BOLTON LANDING – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. Read more

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