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After early, vague legal concerns were voiced by the state Department of Environmental Conservation about the rail to Tahawus, the organization has come out in support of the plan to re-open the freight line to the old ilmenite mine.
With the opening date for federal candidates to start petitioning for the June 26 primary in New York, a panel of U.S. judges took hold of the congressional redistricting process, turning the North Country into an unbroken region from Lake Champlain to Lake Ontario March 19.
As the crowd roared for the competitors to ham it up, flashbulbs popped and eager hands stretched out for a chance to touch the glorious growth displayed by entrants in the fourth annual Donegal beard contest March 17.
The Johnsburg fire district departments still have no contract after the chiefs all gathered for a second public meeting to pass their new contract.
Banging pots and pans for their ski racers while a gorilla and an '80s-era muppet danced at the slope's end, Basil & Wick's had no trouble securing the spirited spoon trophy at Gore's Restaurant Week races.
While the flatlanders in Saratoga and Albany aren't seeing snowstorms this year, the woods and slopes of Johnsburg are ready and waiting for skiers to dig in their poles.
The Johnsburg School Board covered a lot of ground in their first of two budget workshops Jan. 23, which focused on staffing and benefits. Those budget items make up about $6.5 million of the slightly less than $10 million school budget.
The Adult Day Care program at the Adirondack Tri-County facility is looking to boost enrollment.
Time to find new reserves, said Vanselow
Sand reserves are a looming issue for Johnsburg, said Supervisor Ron Vanselow at the Jan. 17 town board meeting. With only about a year — maybe two — of the public works resource left, the board is looking for options.
Johnsburg resident, Middlebury scholar had protested the project
The 1,711-mile Keystone XL oil pipeline, protested by longtime Johnsburg resident and current Middlebury college scholar-in-residence Bill McKibben, was denied approval Jan. 18.