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Six rescued from Lake Champlain waters near Putnam

Vermont State Police responded to a report of people through the ice Sunday, March 29, where they helped to assist six Putnam residents, including three children, to safety.

State should charge for rescue operations | Editorial

We’ve all heard the warnings from state environmental personnel and local search and rescue officials: Be prepared when entering the backcountry or potentially face dire consequences that could turn an enjoyable trek into a life or death experience.

Good Friday | Little Bits

Is Good Friday good? No doubt that question has never crossed your mind. My mind? Let’s just say it’s different from most.

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Black smoke and orange flame | Conservation Conversations

Over 80 Fire fighters from both the United States and Canada trained for crude oil fires involving railroads at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo Colorado recently.

Opening day for trout and April Fools | Notes from the North Woods

Researchers finally confirmed what most children already knew, which is the fact that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Raise funds for our furry friends | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you about our upcoming Bowling Tournament, which had originally been planned for February.

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State legislature approves bump in oil spill fund

Essex County lawmakers and environmental groups say the approved increase to the state's oil spill fund is crucial as more oil tankers roll through the region.

Water temp clarification needed

I enjoyed the Adirondack Outdoors article titled “Ice/cold water training in Bulwagga Bay,” but it does contain an error, where it states “...cold water isothermic temperatures, which maintains the water at 39.2 degrees under the ice, ...”

Hopelessness or opportunity of a lifetime? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Life is never easy. That statement is true for all of us, even those who seem to live gifted lives. Everyday life is full of challenges and difficult to understand, frustrating events.

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Dentistry in peril

MLH to no longer offer dental clinic, looking for alternative

Moses Ludington Hospital is getting out of the dentistry business, but hopes to strike a partnership allowing for continuing services on site.

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From the Islands to the North Country

Hawaiian students visit local school as part of CFES exchange program

On a day when wind chill made the outside temperature feel below zero, six students from Hawaii made their way around the North Country and through the halls of Crown Point Central School.

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Moriah’s Jonathan Gibbs runner up at regional spelling bee

Moriah Central School eighth grader Jonathan Gibbs made it through the opening rounds of the regional Scripp’s Spelling Bee March 13, watching as others were eliminated through the opening rounds.

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Crown Point seeking final water district surveys

Crown Point officials are looking to complete the water district income survey which has been taking place over the past several months. To do so, they need at least 95 percent of the system users to fill out an income survey.

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On Common Ground Troupe speaks student-to-student in W’boro, Westport

A local group of students is hoping to teach their peers about the dangers of bullying and its consequences.

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Sweet season arrives! For a pair of local producers, that means liquid gold

Maple Brook Farm in Reber has been producing maple syrup for generations. As more upstarts move to the region, Maple Brook has been lending out their expertise.

Pat Ward Memorial Tourney set for Saturday

This year’s installment of the Pat Ward Memorial Basketball Tournament features five men’s and one women’s match at the ELCS gymnasium.

Morgan granted bond

The embattled Essex town clerk has been granted conditional bond following his arrest last month on a series of federal pornography charges.

Salvation Army says ‘Thanks’

Thank you for publishing all the press releases regarding the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, in Ticonderoga and the Times of Ti this past Christmas Season!

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Queensbury super-at-large is leaving his Warren County post. Is a statewide campaign brewing?

Political observers are speculating that Westcott might be trimming his responsibilities so he can conduct advance work on a campaign to elect U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson to the governor's office in 2018.

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