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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.

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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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Funding sought for Schroon hall expansion

Town officials are working to secure a $75,000 grant in order to expand the town hall to provide more room for the municipal court.

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Crown Point declares state of emergency over water lines

To do so, members of the Crown Point Town Board voted March 12 to enact a state of emergency in regard to repairs needed to fix a leak at the main intersection in the hamlet, where Route 9N/22, Sugar Hill Road and Creek Road meet.

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Ti water department feted for winter work

Over the past two-plus months, members of the Ticonderoga Water Department have responded to 54 pipe freeze and leak calls as well as over 20 main line breaks.

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Guerin re-elected Port Henry Mayor

Ernie Guerin was re-elected to his fourth term as Mayor of Port Henry, earning 91 votes against the 55 ballots cast in favor of opponent Jack Sheldon, March 18.

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Essex County drawn into battle between growing rifts in hospitality biz

Traditional hoteliers are pressuring Essex County to close what they view as a bed tax loophole on vacation rental properties.

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County lawmakers want to drug test welfare recipients. But will it work?

Should recipients of public assistance be required to submit to random drug testing? Absolutely, say Essex County lawmakers. But is it feasible?

Port Henry trustees look into fixing community sidewalks

Members of the Village Board of Trustees are looking into making repairs on the sidewalks within the municipalities limits.

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Rates on the rise at Port Henry, Bulwagga Bay campsites

Rates at the two campsites along the shore of Lake Champlain here will increase for the upcoming season.

Essex County supers resolve cemetery issue, authorize fairgrounds usage to Westport

Essex County lawmakers sailed through a series of resolutions last week before adjourning for the rest of the month in order to attend conferences.

Essex County lawmakers react to Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax relief plan

Essex County lawmakers are seeking clarification on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax credit that was rolled out earlier this month.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.

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Barrett announces candidacy for Essex County Judge

Lake Placid attorney Brian Barrett has announced he will run for Essex County Judge, challenging incumbent Richard Meyer.

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Area legislators call for Sheldon Silver to step down

Area state legislators Dan Stec and Betty Little, reacting to the corruption charges filed against state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, say its time for Silver to give up his post so the state can get back to business at hand.

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