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Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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Everything you need to know about the Essex County Fair

The Essex County Fair kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 13 in Westport. Click for the skinny on event highlights, local breweries and more.

Mountainside Christian names honor rolls

Mountainside Christian Academy announced its honor rolls for the final marking period of the 2013-14 school year:

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Wineries set to host summer wine tour in August

Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.

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Warrensburgh Farmers’ Market is spurring development of small local farms

With farmers' markets now proliferating in the southern Adirondacks, it's appropriate to review the market that lead the way and recognize the venue's founder Teresa Whalen and her tole in promoting fresh local, nutritious food for all.

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The Mushroom Forager leads hike to find delectable or deadly mushrooms

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will host a three-part mushroom identification workshop titled “Three Views of Black Kettle Trail” led by Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager.

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From Edinburgh, with Love

A new fencepost-driving machine from Scotland has the potential to revolutionize local agriculture, says a local farmer.

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WCA gets greenlight for booze

The Whallonsburgh Grange will now serve alcohol after the Essex Town Board gave them their blessings on Thursday, June 26.

Buy Local

Where there is a need, the Indian Lake Steering Committee has found a solution. With the supermarket closure several years ago the town was left with a lack of options when it came to purchasing produce, poultry, meat and baked goods.

Honeybee Fund announces 2014 grant recipients throughout Adirondack region

The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.

LCC hosts meeting about blue-green algae blooms

A young girl swims near an algae bloom, a dangerous organism that lurks in the waters of Lake Champlain.

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California native at home on Keeseville farm

The youth movement in local farm-to-table agriculture is continuing in the Champlain Valley, and it’s even drawing motivated young farmers from across the country. At least that is the case at North Country Creamery here.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

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