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Public asked to volunteer for disease outbreak drill

A first-ever epidemic preparedness drill is to be conducted soon by Warren County Public Health Department, and area residents are being asked to participate.

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Warren Co. plans to spend less for 2015— but tax levy to increase anyway

County taxes are to go up 1.53 percent in 2015 despite lower government spending — but town-by-town the tax rate change varies dramatically.

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Westmount sale vote reversed: negotiations to proceed

On one of the most passionately debated issues of the past year, the Warren County Board of Supervisors reverses a decision it made just several weeks ago.

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Warren County leaders mull establishing Ethics Board

To meet prevailing of public officials, Warren County leaders consider establishing a county Board of Ethics and beefing up their Ethics Code & Disclosure Policy.

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Warren County sales tax payout changes eyed

Wealthy towns get richer, poor towns, poorer

Like the inequitable distribution of wealth in our nation, the towns with expensive lakefront properties get more and more sales tax revenue each year to offset governmental expenses, while the towns with little or no such property get comparatively little sales tax revenue — despite the fact they may be generating the revenue by hosting flourishing businesses. The outcome? more and more of the tax load gets shifted to the working class and those with fixed incomes. The Supervisors of the land-rich towns balk at raising the subject, because they don't want to rock the boat.

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Seniors qualify for variety of helpful programs

Living in the North Country presents various challenges for seniors, but there's an array of programs availabe that offer vital assistance so those over 60 can lead a more fulfilling life.

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Flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics set

In preparation for the coming wintry seasons, Warren County public health is offering vital protection soon against four strains of flu as well as pneumonia — at a reasonable cost.

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Warren Co. drivers’ tests suspended until Oct. 8; will resume then for limited hours

A brazen drivers-test cheating scandal in NYC prompts the state to impose new mandates for testing oversight. In Warren County, the DMV office suspended its drivers testing until it adjusts its operation to comply with new oversight regulations.

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Warren Co. Primary election results: Challengers win G.O.P. line in Thurman, upsets in Queensbury

Geraghty tops Baker in Wbg,; Stannard secures ballot spot in Lake George

Tuesday's Primary election yielded some surprises: Republican challengers in Thurman won wide margins in defeating incumbents, and political newcomer Nancy Stannard of Lake George secured the G.O.P. line.

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Warren County election contests determined as deadline passes

Both the primary election in September and the General Election in November in Warren County offer intense competition and intriguing politics, according to the roster of candidates now determined since the deadline for filing petitions passed at 5 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20.


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