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Essex County supervisors back editorial

 The 18 members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support and editorial written by the editorial board of this newspaper.

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County rejects private bid for parcel, moves towards government takeover

On Monday, May 12, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to reject Moore’s bid and kick the property, which is located at the intersection of Blue Ridge Road and Route 9, over to the town of North Hudson for $60,000.

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Legal staffing discussed at Essex County committee meeting

County attorney Daniel Manning asked Essex County lawmakers March 10 for a resolution to recruit assistant public defenders and assistant district attorneys from adjoining counties.

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Frontier Town could headline property tax sales

Essex County officials wrapped up the last of their three task force meetings to determine the fate of the former Frontier Town property in North Hudson on Monday, March 3.

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Essex County Bridge work to continue

The new Moriah Center Bridge is open to traffic, Department of Public Works chief Anthony LaVigne said in his report to the DPW committee Feb. 12, and the project will go into winter shutdown until weather conditions permit construction to restart.

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County on track with flood buyouts

The last real estate closings for Essex County’s flood buyout program should be done by the end of the week, county attorney Daniel Manning told county lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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Search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends

Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.

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County to hold meth workshop

Methamphetamine use is apparently on the rise in Essex County and is no longer unavoidable, District Attorney Kristy Sprague told the Board of Supervisors last month.

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Essex County needs psychiatrist... but they're not alone

Essex County's ongoing search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends

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Horace Nye sale delayed, again

The sale of the Horace Nye Nursing Home to the Bronx-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC) was delayed again last week as the parties continued to negotiate a resolution to an issue involving the septic system and sewage pits as a result of the detection of some contaminants, county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers at their full board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6.

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Town, county officials spar over foreclosed properties

Task force set up to determine fate of long-derelict structures

Town supervisors faced off against county officials Tuesday, Jan. 21, in an attempt to determine exactly who has ultimate responsibility over foreclosed and condemned properties within Essex County.


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