Home & Garden


Town preps for clean-up-day

The Town of Westport will have a clean-up day Friday, May 22 and will be opening the brush dump on two Saturdays.

Lake Placid Village Clean Up set for May 9

Residents young and old, local service organizations and businesses will gather together on Saturday, May 9 for the 53rd annual Village Clean Up.

Transfer station to accept brush

The Essex-Willsboro Transfer Station will hold a Brush Chipping Day...

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Annual seedling sale

The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District is now holding its annual seedling sale.

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Applications now available for Jay community garden plots

It’s that time of year again! The Town of Jay Community Garden is waking up from a long winter.

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Need seeds? The county’s got you covered

The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District is now holding its annual seedling sale.

Town of Keene announces ‘Holiday Lighting’ winners

The Town of Keene would like to announce the winners of the 2014 Holiday Lighting Contest.

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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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Cuomo: Home energy assistance now available

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that households needing heating assistance can begin applying for New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, Nov. 17.

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State Police: Beware phone scam

Swindlers are calling businesses and individuals and telling them their power will be shut off if they don’t pay their “overdue bill,” reported New York State Police in an alert last week.

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Water okay in Jay

During construction on the Grove Road Bridge, a water main was inadvertently struck during digging by a contractor doing work on the bridge.

Chesterfield gets funds for housing

The town has been awarded $400,000 in community development block grants, or CDBGs, reported Supervisor Gerald Morrow.

Keene water reports available

The town has reported the 2013 annual water quality reports for Water Districts 1 and 2 are available at the town hall.

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Wadhams water lines to get flushed

Please be advised that there will be a flushing of the water lines

Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce hangs flower baskets

For the sixth year in a row, the Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce has hung baskets of beautiful spring flowers on two downtown bridges in Elizabethtown in time for Memorial Day.