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Beautification effort appreciated

I want to thank all of the Westport community members who have volunteered this summer to keep the flower baskets watered on the Westport bridge; the barrels of flowers in front of the Heritage House, the Black River and Hillside cemeteries, the Post Office, the Westport Library Association and the Wadhams Free Library.

Where’s the refund?

It came to my attention a few days ago, that senior citizens who live alone are entitled to a big discount on their water bill.

Thanks to duck derby participants

On Sunday, June 21st, the Wadhams Volunteer Fire Company held the 5th annual Boquet River Duck Derby.

Thank you to bike donors

Every year Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County offers local schools a program on bicycle safety or as we call it “Bike Rodeo.”

Originality means more

I have been reading with interest the exchange between Mr. Binczik and Mr. Sharkey on the Pledge of Allegiance; and I think it’s time to approach this subject from a different perspective.

Discrediting the messenger an old trick

Jeff Kleiman has responded (Valley News, June 6) to a Letter to the Editor of mine (prior week), in a fashion similar to the first time, which was six months ago.

Senators stop the haters

I call on you to reject all rent control bills and legislation.

Solarize the Tri-Lakes

Solarize Tri-Lakes was officially launched last week with four successful events.

2015 Lake Placid Village Clean Up a great success thanks to all

The 53rd annual Village Clean Up (VCU) held Saturday, May 9 was a success on many fronts.

Have fun without drinking and driving

Summer is approaching and we are headed into the busy tourist season. Many people visit Hamilton County to vacation and relax.

A response

Reader John Sharkey recently took exception to a letter to the editor I previously wrote criticizing publisher Dan Alexander for misstating historical facts by asserting that the founding fathers’ vision for our country stressed the importance of it being a “nation under God.”

Obama directs agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry

Last Tuesday, President Obama directed federal agencies to serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry in government cafeterias.

E-cigarettes are a threat to children

Are e-cigarettes safe? While the answer to that question remains unclear, one thing is certain: E-cigarettes pose a serious threat to our children.

Sweet Adelines welcome new chorus

Champlain Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines would like to thank the fourteen women who joined with us on Wednesday, June 3, for the first night of our six-week summer SINGsation workshop.

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Thanks to Fire Dept., Community

On May 17, the Moriah Fire Department hosted a breakfast to benefit the Moriah Food Pantry.

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