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Daydreams, schemes and other such things | Notes from the North Woods

As I peer out the back porch window, there are thick frost flowers clouding my view.

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Slic Network expands to Long Lake

Slic Network Solutions, a locally-owned provider of High-Speed Internet, Phone, and Television services, is expanding into Long Lake.

The Week In Basketball

Boys and Girls Results

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Gov. Cuomo proposes $1.66 billion property tax break

Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.

Lawsuits misguided, damaging

Several years ago, I was a member of one of the predecessors to Protect the Adirondacks.

It takes more than boats to float a marina | From the Editor

Word on the street is there is a rebirth afoot in downtown Plattsburgh.

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Regional broadband, sewer projects could be competing for $500 million grant

Cuomo's proposal of a competition of upstate economic development councils vying for three $500 million grants sparks ideas about what regional projects would be eligible.

A platform for all views | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.

Editorial Board has right to express opinions

I want to commend the Editorial Board for speaking out on actions of one small group that is abusing the court system to get their way.

How could you have known?

How could you have known, Dan, that your spot-on admonishment of your own publication’s ill-advised editorial savaging of Protect the Adirondacks would be so timely?

Well done, Mr. Alexander

I’m writing to thank you for your column in last week’s paper.

Freedom of press

We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press.

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Big buy makes Molpus Woodlands #2 in Adirondack Park

The Adirondack Park’s largest environmental organization, Adirondack Council, applauded Mississippi timberland investment and management company Molpus Woodlands for making a significant investment in the future of New York’s Adirondack Park by purchasing the 112,238-acre holdings of The Forestland Group.

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Lieutenant Gov. reveals $500m statewide broadband initiative in Lake Placid

On Friday, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced the creation of a $500 million initiative that aims to deliver high speed broadband access to every state resident by 2019.

‘Bravo’ to supervisors

Bravo to the Essex County Board of Supervisors for their support of Denton Pubs editorial exposing Protect the Adirondacks

Essex County supers should represent all citizens

After reading the enlightened guest editorial in your Jan. 10 issue condemning your earlier editorial that called for abolishing Protect the Adirondacks because of its opposition to the Adirondack Club & Resort project in Tupper Lake, I was happy to read Dan Alexander’s apology on the same page.

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‘A Sip of Murder’ comes to hotel

The stage is set for another wine tasting fundraiser, but there is a little apprehension about who will take the first sip

December 2014 | Weather Watch

After a snowy and much colder than normal November, December 2014 was milder than normal with some bouts of rainy weather, not usually associated with Winter here in the North Country.

20 below zero | Bakers Mills News

Many schools were delayed this past week when the weather showed about 20 below zero in many spots.

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College for Every Student search for schools

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help low-income students become college and career ready.

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