August 22, 2012
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Public Works Commissioner Anthony LaVigne said that recent lobbying efforts on the part of county and town highway departments had been fruitful as both the state Assembly and Senate have presented resolutions to increase Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funding through the state Department of Transportation.
The sale of a county-owned nursing home, the search for several people missing, with some still unaccounted for, the killing of a now-famous moose and more have had people talking. Now, the staff of the Valley News and Denton Publications has come up with a list of the top 10 stories of the year.
Old Military Road paving started this week
Bridges continue to be the main topic of conversation at the Essex County Department of Public Works.
Residents and visitors are dealing with a major detour through the village of Lake Placid during the busiest month of the tourist season, and highway crews have taken steps to try to ease the congestion of traffic, particularly on Saranac Avenue.