Voters Tuesday, June 18 approved the Minerva and Newcomb school budgets four weeks after they denied spending plans that exceeded the state’s mandated tax cap.
Members of the Newcomb Central School Board held their final budget hearing on Monday, June 10, covering cuts to the previous budget, as well as maintenance expenses that could not be avoided.
A total of 156 students will be making their final walk as high school students next weekend as graduation exercises will be held at AuSable Valley, Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport and Willsboro school districts.
If you get lost in the woods of the John Brown Farm, the best thing to do is find the closest tree and hug it. That is what members of the Champlain Valley K-9 Search and Rescue Unit told those who visited the state park Saturday, June 8, as part of its Hug-A-Tree education program.
Ladies’ fashions to be displayed
The Ticonderoga Historical Society will unveil its new exhibit, “Bid Adieu, But Enjoy the Stroll - Old Threads From Ticonderoga,” at the Hancock House Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m. This event is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The following local students were among the 548 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University’s Commencement ceremony, held May 19 on campus in Canton:
More than 200 in attendance learned about ways to help protect the North Country environment during the 2013 Clean Energy Conference at the Lake Placid Convention Center June 5-7.
AuSable Valley Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
Keene Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
A number of people showed up to attend the Essex County Public Health Department’s cancer awareness walk that day, hosting two walks around town as well as food and information on healthy living.
Westport Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
Willsboro Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
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To help their students get a small taste of that life, Willsboro Central School gave members of its Academy Chorus a day in the life of a touring musician, as students in grades 4-6 (along with third grade drummer Anna McShane) headed out on the road June 6 for a three-stop, county-encompassing tour that included Westport Central School, the Keeseville Knights of Columbus and the Horace Nye Nursing Home.
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.