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Ruling by state’s highest court clears way for Tupper project

The Adirondack Club and Resort (ACR) project has been cleared to move forward after the state’s highest court dismissed a motion filed by green groups.

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Whallonsburg Grange preps holiday market

The Whallonsburg Grange will host a Holiday Farmers’ Market and Food Pantry Fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Common Ground Alliance issues updated Blueprint for the Blue Line

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond.

Paul Smith’s to install wood pellet system

Paul Smith’s College is installing a highly sustainable, state-of-the-art wood-pellet boiler system, which will heat its three academic buildings.

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Jay lands $200,000 grant

Town of Jay Supervisor Randall Douglas recently announced that the Town of Jay will be the recipient of a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant for repairs and improvements to the Community Center located in Au Sable Forks.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.

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Local United Way seeks partner agencies

SEFA applications now available

The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc serving Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties is currently accepting applications from agencies and organizations wishing to become a partner agency of the United Way for fiscal year 2015.

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

Town of Essex Proposed Zoning Law Revisons Available for Review

Proposed revisions to the Town of Essex Zoning Law are now posted on the Town’s web site (www.townofessex.us) under the section titled “Proposed Zoning and Planning.”

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Champlain Area Trails director Chris Maron wins award

Chris Maron, Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails (CATS) was honored by the New York State Outdoor Education Association (NYSOEA) for outstanding environmental stewardship.

Veteran’s names requested for memorial

A Veterans Wall Memorial is to be built as part of the celebration of the Town’s Bicentennial July 4th weekend.

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Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union events elicit food donations

As part of International Credit Union Week (Oct. 12-18), Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) hosted a series of events to help generate civic involvement.

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Westport Chamber discusses economic development, 200th bash

Bessboro Gift and Clothing Boutique owner Julianne Sherman was honored by receiving the Making A Difference Award by the Westport Chamber of Commerce at its annual meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, held at the Westport Heritage House.

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Winter Carnival now accepting vendor apps

Applications for vendors participating during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival are now available online at saranaclakewintercarnival.com.

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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.