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A small friendly community | Bakers Mills News

It is great living in a small friendly community when someone stops by it could be for a chat, bringing a loaf of homemade bread, fresh maple syrup or meals on wheels.

What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

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Looking for an end to this long Winter | Weather Watch

March 2014 continued our string of “old fashioned Winter” months with snow and record cold.

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Bogstompers Wanted

If you’ve got a knack for the natural world, then local scientists have a job for you

Best editorial ever

Opinions, freedom, rights and wrongs - This editorial is the best editorial I have ever read and and should be featured on the front page of every newspaper, magazine, television, radio and other major media outlets instead of tucked away in a tiny Northwoods publication.

Recalls and take downs

Toyota has been through it: lawyers smelling blood in the water, injured consumers, and those going for the gold by signing on to class-action lawsuits.

Seek NY opinion on pipeline

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is the largest business and economic development organization in northern New York and the Lake Champlain region, representing more than 4,200 predominantly small employers across Essex, Clinton, Franklin, Hamilton and northern Warren Counties.

Kickin’ back | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

In the community newspaper business there is never a good time to get away from the office and just kick back and relax.

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Gore named one of 'most underrated' ski resorts on continent

Locals know how challenging and exciting skiing at Gore Mountain can be — particularly with its new trails and 'Interconnect' routes to the North Creek Ski Bowl — but Gore's attributes haven't been heralded as much as those of Vale, Stowe Mountain, Telluride or Maine's Sugarloaf. This week, however, it was named as one of the five "most underrated" ski resorts in North America by a skiing website and its amenities were praised as among the best anywhere.

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Ministry’s Spring Gala to aid Wbg. Outreach Center’s addition

The agency that's helped thousands of families facing financial crises and other hardships is expanding their Warrensburg Outreach Center — and proceeds from their upcoming Spring Gala will help pay for the building that will allow the agency to increase their services to those in need.

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Snow, frigid weather delay spring sports

With North Country ballfields covered in snow, high school softball and baseball season schedules have been cut dramatically and practices have been held indoors — or on parking lots when the temperatures permit.

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Property rights group to celebrate 20th anniversary

A Constitutionalist group that lobbies to protect property rights is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a banquet — and all are invited.

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Lake George Community Band concert set for today

The hometown band that combines professional musicians with talented amateurs is presenting a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday April 6 in the Lake George High School auditorium.

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Chester citizens seek to revive the historic Carol Theater

The Carol Theater of Chestertown — which in the mid-1900s hosted movies and shows but is now shuttered — may be resurrected as a venue for the performing arts, including live musicals and concerts, showcasing regional talent.

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Musical ‘Four Play’ onstage this weekend

Homegrown in Queensbury, this musical is headed on tour of the Northeast — and perhaps may go national!

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New gallery's spring exhibit debuts

Giant Mountain Studio, a remarkable addition to the cultural scene in the southern Adirondacks, is hosting an opening reception for its spring exhibit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 4.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS

Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.

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NW Chamber’s V.I.P. banquet approaching

The North Warren Chamber of Commerce has named Art in Chester Gallery its '2014 Business of the Year' and Paul Matson of Garnet Signs '2014 V.I.P. of the Year' for their positive influence on communities and life in northern Warren County. They are to be awarded May 7 at a Chamber banquet.

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Moriah FD seeking younger members

Open house planned April 26

The Moriah Fire Department will host an open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the fire station at 630 Tarbell Hill Road as part of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York RecruitNY 2014 program.

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‘Frozen Boat’ program available locally

Inspection now will allow boats into Lake George

The Lake George Park Commission has established a “Frozen Boats” program that allows local residents to have their boats certified as invasive-free with a Vessel Inspection Control Seal in advance of the 2014 boating season.

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