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Ti water department feted for winter work

Over the past two-plus months, members of the Ticonderoga Water Department have responded to 54 pipe freeze and leak calls as well as over 20 main line breaks.

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Guerin re-elected Port Henry Mayor

Ernie Guerin was re-elected to his fourth term as Mayor of Port Henry, earning 91 votes against the 55 ballots cast in favor of opponent Jack Sheldon, March 18.

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Essex County drawn into battle between growing rifts in hospitality biz

Traditional hoteliers are pressuring Essex County to close what they view as a bed tax loophole on vacation rental properties.

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County lawmakers want to drug test welfare recipients. But will it work?

Should recipients of public assistance be required to submit to random drug testing? Absolutely, say Essex County lawmakers. But is it feasible?

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NYSUT, school districts blast Cuomo on proposed education reforms

The controversy roiling school districts across the state reached Elizabethtown last week when unions met to discuss Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education reforms.

Port Henry trustees look into fixing community sidewalks

Members of the Village Board of Trustees are looking into making repairs on the sidewalks within the municipalities limits.

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Rates on the rise at Port Henry, Bulwagga Bay campsites

Rates at the two campsites along the shore of Lake Champlain here will increase for the upcoming season.

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Assemblywoman Duprey holding conference on bringing openness, accountability to gov’t

Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey (R,I – Peru) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C – Canandaigua) at a press conference to present a 17-point reform package that would bring openness and accountability back to state government.

ELCS, Westport teacher associations to hold forum on Gov. Cuomo's proposed education policies

Teachers associations from ELCS and Westport will host an evening of dialogue next week to discuss Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education policies.

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Controversial Westmount sale may go to public vote

The public may get the opportunity to vote on whether the controversial sale of the county-owned Westmount nursing home should proceed without a formal bid process or auction.

Essex County supers resolve cemetery issue, authorize fairgrounds usage to Westport

Essex County lawmakers sailed through a series of resolutions last week before adjourning for the rest of the month in order to attend conferences.

Democratic committee endorses Barrett

The Essex County Democratic Committee unanimously endorsed Brian Barrett for Essex County Judge last night and we were all impressed with the articulate message delivered by Barrett.

Essex County lawmakers react to Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax relief plan

Essex County lawmakers are seeking clarification on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax credit that was rolled out earlier this month.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.

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Barrett announces candidacy for Essex County Judge

Lake Placid attorney Brian Barrett has announced he will run for Essex County Judge, challenging incumbent Richard Meyer.