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Yet another roadblock to the ACRP project

Invasive species, like the spread of deadly algal blooms, has dominated headlines this summer.

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Aaron Woolf (D) | Candidate Column

It’s a tremendous honor to be running for United States Congress from our beautiful and diverse district and it is a particular honor to present my candidacy in this publication. 

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Local couple to chair United Way campaign

The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is in the early stage of planning for the 2015 campaign.

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NWS preps rabies drops

The National Wildlife Service of the USDA will be conducting an oral rabies vaccination program throughout New York State, including Essex County, from Aug. 12 to Sept. 1.

What happened to Open Government?

On July 9, 2014, knowing Town Justice Paye is not running for re-election, the Willsboro Town Board eliminated the second Town Justice effective December 31, 2014 as a cost savings measure.

Supervisor speaks out

On 9 July 2014 the Town Board of Willsboro voted to eliminate one of two Town Justice positions.

Article appreciated

Thank you for the great article regarding the restoration of the broken headstone for the Civil War veteran from Willsboro.

“Us: A Local Swimming Hole”

Fifty years ago this summer, in 1964, five local boys, aged 12-13, sat on a very large boulder overlooking a section of the Boquet River just outside of Elizabethtown off Route 9N.

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Cats overrunning some North Country towns

There is a cat problem in parts of North Country, and it is threatening to overrunn the handful of animal welfare agencies trying to stem the tide.

Choir Camp a Huge Success

During the final weekend of July, a delegation of boys and young men from All Saints Church in Dorchester, MA, participated in their second annual choir camp at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Essex.

Upset with coverage, editorial

I suggest that before you publish the editorial, you do the research for the correct facts.

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The trail to freedom

When John Lecky, a local citizen, renovated a farmhouse on Hallock Hill Road between Keeseville and Harkness, he discovered a leg iron, leg cuff, under the floor boards at the top of the stairway leading to the attic.

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Whiteface rededicated to 10th Mtn Division

Whiteface Mountain was rededicated to World War II era ski troops in the army’s 10th Mountain Division on July 29 in a ceremony held at the resort’s base.

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Gubernatorial candidate brings campaign to Plattsburgh

GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino rolled into Plattsburgh on Tuesday, July 29 on a hop-scotching tour around New York state, hammering Andrew Cuomo on a scandal rapidly threatening to overshadow his re-election campaign efforts.

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Fish tales, camp fires and a speckled mousetrap | Notes from the North Woods

Over the course of the past week, I have stumbled across two unique new experiences that have threatened many of my long held wildwood beliefs.

Throat Chakra, Visuddha | Scene in Plattsburgh - Style and Substance

“Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you.”

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Karen Bisso (R) Plattsburgh 115th Assembly District | Candidate Column

We are at a critical time in our state and in our nation.

County tightens up auction regs

The Essex County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on Monday, Aug. 4 prohibiting anyone who owes back taxes on any other county property from bidding at the next property tax sale.

Back country rescue a success

At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, the Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency responded to an ATV accident in the Town of Lewis.

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