2015 Dr. Mel Amsel Chess Tournament | Elizabethtown Social Center

Congratulations to Isaiah Turner, winner of the 2015 Dr. Mel Amsel Chess Tournament! Kudos to Second Place winner Wesley Whalen.

Turkey Vultures | Essex Column

In a sure sign of spring, turkey vultures are back in the Champlain Valley.

Understanding Flash Photography | Westport Column

The Wadhams Free Library’s Wednesdays in Wadhams spring lecture series has been going strong even if your Westport columnist has been on sabbatical.

The Easter Bunny | Willsboro Column

Well, the weather seems to be improving so that the Easter Bunny should be able to make his annual visit once again this year.

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Raise funds for our furry friends | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you about our upcoming Bowling Tournament, which had originally been planned for February.

Adirondack Flagpole | Keeseville Column

This week marks the last Shrimp or Fish Dinner at the Keeseville Elks. The dinner is offered this Friday at the Elks Lodge.

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Princess and Brienne | Elmore SPCA

Come adopt us!

The Ides of March | Little Bits

“Beware the Ides of March.” You’ve no doubt heard or said that phrase, but can you pinpoint its source?

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Spring will be seasonally delayed | Notes from the North Woods

Although the arrival of the spring season has come and gone, it appears the winter season will continue to maintain command over the local landscape, with a deep snowpack in the woods, and chilly temperatures in the air.

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Catnip Everdeen and Chino | Elmore SPCA

Come adopt us!

Shrimp or Fish Fry | Keeseville & Ausable Forks

I was coming home from work this past week and took note of the “Welcome to Keeseville” sign as I got near the Villa Hotel.

Syrup production | Essex Column

Here’s the Essex Community Church schedule of Eastertide events.

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Easter Basket Raffle | North Country SPCA

It’s time again for our annual Easter Basket Raffle!

100 years of high school basketball | Willsboro Column

This past Saturday afternoon, there was a very enjoyable program of remembering 100 years of high school basketball in the Willsboro School.

Proud parents | Bakers Mills News

The weather can’t make up it’s mind if it wants to be Spring or Winter. Guess we will have both for another couple of months.