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County, town workers return after helping Buffalo dig out

Team Essex County is back on their home turf after helping their neighbors to the west dig out from a killer storm.

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Crickets at Essex County budget hearing

Silence greeted lawmakers at Monday's public hearing on Essex County's proposed 2015 budget.

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Essex County Sheriff Department seeks six new correctional officers

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.

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Keene, DOT closer to solving bridge replacement puzzle

Eight bridges in Keene are slated to be replaced over the next two years. DOT officials met with local residents last week to hammer out a timeframe.

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‘Dine United’ scheduled to benefit United Way

United Way has arrived at a date for the fourth annual DINE UNITED, an event designed to bring the restaurants of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties together in an effort to help the people of our community.

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Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School creating Hall of Fame

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School is creating a Hall of Fame recognition program.

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Central Lake Champlain destination master planning process comes to life

Four towns in the Central Champlain Valley have started working together to create a roadmap for sustainable tourism.

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ELCS, Westport Central agree to examine shared admin, transportation programs

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central have authorized their superintendents to look into a shared administration and transportation network.

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Adaptive skiing seen as life-affirming, empowering

Opportunities exist in Warren County NY for people with physical limitations to enjoy the exhilaration of downhill skiing.

Essex sails in at under cap as tension with past administration continues to crackle

The final 2015 Essex town budget carries a tax levy decrease of a half percent, a measure allowing the town to come in under the cap.

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Essex County struggles with found money, budget procedures

Budget meetings dragged on Thursday as the Essex County Board of Supervisors debated requests for amendments.

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CFES conference impact many in region

Fifty educators and students from the Adirondack region played a prominent role at the College For Every Student (CFES) National Conference in Burlington, VT. The two-day event gathered 430 educators, students, community and corporate leaders representing 78 schools and 32 colleges across the United States and Ireland. The event, titled “One Million More,” focused on strategies to help one million more low-income students attain post-secondary education and become workforce ready by 2025.

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Essex County dispatches convoy to dig out Buffalo

Essex County has sent 12 trucks to plow out Erie County in a gesture of solidarity.

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Ticonderoga area turns out to support IP pipeline

Adirondack Council also backs proposed plan

While government leaders had already thrown their support behind the idea of a natural gas pipeline crossing Lake Champlain from Vermont to International Paper - Ticonderoga Mill, they received the backing of the largest environmental watchdog in the Adirondack Park.