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Lake George leaders eye 20-year solar power contract

With an intent on saving taxpayer money and minimizing the carbon footprint of local government, the town and village are considering signing a 20-year solar power contract — in the following weeks.

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Cuomo energizes state lawmakers at 2014 Adirondack Winter Challenge

With an aim of boosting tourism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Lake Placid and Lake Clear and joined about 400 public officials and community leaders in the Adirondack Winter Challenge Event that featured friendly competition in outdoor sports.

Christopher to renovate dealership

In approximately three months, Ticonderoga Chevrolet customers will soon discover how a more welcoming atmosphere will enhance the experience of buying a new car or servicing a vehicle at Christopher Chevrolet Buick, part of the DELLA Auto Group.

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Middlebury hockey coach looks to bring school, college students together

Beaney, the head coach of the Middlebury College men’s hockey team, spoke to educators assembled at the College For Every Student (CFES) headquarters Feb. 6 abut the bonds that form when players from his teams go to local schools.

Empire State Development announces broadband grants

North Country projects funded

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced Empire State Development (ESD) has approved more than $9 million in New York State Broadband Grants to support five projects.

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Officials gather for NY Legislative Breakfast

The North Country Chamber of Commerce hosted a standing-room-only crowd of local business people and politicians for their annual New York State Legislative Breakfast Feb. 28.

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Chamber: Business confidence on the rise

The North Country Chamber of Commerce unveiled its annual Issue Survey, which among other things measures levels of business confidence, and the numbers this year remain are strong.

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Navtours sailing away from future city marina project

Confidence is running high within the City of Plattsburgh’s political apparatus that a deal can be brokered on a city marina project in time to have something in the water by summer, but a major player in the process is pulling out.

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Sewer still backs up Horace Nye sale

Legal wrangling continues to drag out the official handover of the former Essex County-owned Horace Nye nursing facility to the NYC-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC), county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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CFES hosts annual college connection

This year, attendees were welcomed into the completed facility, coming together Feb. 6-7 to talk about ways of connecting primary school students to the next educational step.

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Ticonderoga meat plant begins operation

Retail outlet to follow soon

A meat processing plant in Ticonderoga is now operational. Adirondack Meat Co., located in the Ti Industrial Park, started production Feb. 12.

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Schumer seeking federal funding for brownfield cleanup

Citing the benefits of protecting public health, boosting property values and spurring economic development, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said during a visit to Glens Falls that he'll be lobbying the U.S. Environemntal Protection Agency for $700,000 to clean up six brownfield sites in the city.

Mark Bergman named Realtor of Year

The Warren County Association of Realtors has recognized Mark S. Bergman as “Realtor of the Year.”

Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism announces 2014 Board of Directors

Schroon Lake, Ticonderoga represented; Moriah trustee steps down

The Lake Placid CVB/Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) is pleased to announce its 2014 Board of Directors.

ROOST earns accreditation

The Lake Placid CVB/Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has been granted renewal of its accreditation through the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP).