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Area businesses get behind CATS Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike

The business communities in Westport and Essex see potential benefits coming from the upcoming Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike on Saturday May 3.

Winter still hanging on | Notes from the North Woods

I spent most of the past weekend in Elizabethtown, in order to visit with family and friends, and to check out a few of the local rivers and streams.

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Bogstompers Wanted

If you’ve got a knack for the natural world, then local scientists have a job for you

Commonwealth site of Hospice donation box

Commonwealth Home Fashions now has a Blue Clothing Donation Box on the corner of Myers Way and Route 22.

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Pendragon to open season with reception

Pendragon Theatre will celebrate the start of its 34th Season with a Reception at Nonna Fina Restaurant, 151 River Street, on May 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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New gallery's spring exhibit debuts

Giant Mountain Studio, a remarkable addition to the cultural scene in the southern Adirondacks, is hosting an opening reception for its spring exhibit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 4.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS

Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.

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CATS to host trail walk between inns of Westport, Essex

Champlain Area Trails is teaming up with the Essex Inn, Westport Hotel & Tavern and other local businesses to host the North Country’s first “Inn-to-Inn” hike Saturday, May 3.

Winter Olympic trivia winners announced

The community of Lake Placid is pleased to announce the winners of the 1980 Winter Games Trivia contest.

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Essex County at top of health rankings

For the fifth consecutive year the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with national, state and local partners has released County Health Rankings.

Assessment reviews set

Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, the assessors for the Town of Essex have inventory and valuation data available for review of the assessments in the township.

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A guide’s life—long days, short pay | Notes from the North Woods

The annual sugaring season has finally arrived, and soon, frost heave season will be upon us.

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Gobbler gospel and cutting hair | Conservation Conversations

I’m always yelping about buying local if possible, so when I found out about Mountain Hollow Game Calls, I knew I had to meet these guys.

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New restaurant aims to enliven Elizabethtown dining scene

For the past 17 months, Tracy Spooner has been quietly sawing, hammering, painting, polishing and prepping the old pharmacy building on Court Street in Elizabethtown for the next phase of its existence.

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Westport Federated welcomes new pastor

Smith is the new Pastor at the Westport church, a parish he had been working at for a year prior to taking the helm.