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Brace yourselves: The Republicans are coming

Essex County Republicans are fired up and ready to go as election season sees liftoff.

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Keene lawmaker takes helm of Essex County

Essex County Chairman William Ferebee said while he would follow the path laid by his predecessor, he will not be afraid to chart a new path forward if necessary.

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Stefanik introduces first bill

If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.

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As Douglas signs off, Depo steps up

In Jay, it's business as usual as the town navigates a once-in-a-decade shift in power.

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Ferebee, Preston to lead Essex County board of supers

Essex County lawmakers have selected Bill Ferebee to lead the board of supervisors and Randy Preston as his deputy. Both will be sworn in next week.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.

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Fort George Alliance to honor earliest unknown soldiers buried on American soil

The Fort George Alliance will honor the collective grave of four unknown American colonist soldiers discovered in 1931 with a wreath laying ceremony on Memorial Day, May 25.

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Mindy Conway announces Chester Town Clerk candidacy

Mindy Conway, now serving as the local school district tax collector and Chester-Horicon Youth Commission Director, has announced her candidacy for the position of Town Clerk for the town of Chester.

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GOP faithful rally for Meyer in Lake Placid

Supporters gathered at a Lake Placid fundraiser last week to rally for incumbent Essex County Judge Richard Meyer, a Republican who is running for re-election against Lake Placid-based attorney Brian Barrett.

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Assemblyman Stec provides Albany perspective on Adirondack Tourism

Assemblyman Dan Stec attended a NYSHTA-sponsored legislative roundtable breakfast at the Queensbury Hotel last Friday, May 8, to provide an update on tourism-related legislation at the capitol.

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Petition process nears for officeholders, candidates

Essex County officeseekers and hopefuls will hit the streets within the next few weeks to start collecting signatures as part of the petitioning process.

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Ticonderoga Central budget meets tax levy cap

Thanks to mild increases and the use of long range planning, the Ticonderoga Central School District has adopted a budget which will meet the state’s tax levy cap in 2015-16.

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Ti district voters hear about capital project plans

Over two days, voters in the Ticonderoga Central School District had the chance to hear about the infrastructure plans for the district in the coming years.

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Essex County Chair to take state job, announces resignation

Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas will resign to accept an appointment from the governor, he announced this morning.