Warrensburg, NYsuncommunitynews.com

Three candidates seeking to be CEO of Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG | A rare three-way contest to be the chief executive of Warrensburg town government has emerged, and the June 22 primary election will be deciding which one of two candidates will be representing the Republican party in the November election. Longtime Warrensburg Supervisor Kevin Geraghty is facing a challenge...
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Essex, VTColchester Sun

Essex Junction mother and son, Susan and Kirk Teare, to unveil art installation at Lemon Fair Sculpture Park

SHOREHAM — Time spent drawing together during quarantine led to the creation of a new art installation for an Essex Junction mother and son. On June 18, Susan and Kirk Teare will unveil “Find Your Own Space,” a site-specific installation at the Lemon Fair Sculpture Park in East Shoreham. The public is invited to attend the opening night event beginning at 5 p.m.

Fort recipient of I.P. Fdn grant

TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga has received funding from the International Paper Foundation to support the preservation and installment of an important portrait of WWI veteran and museum co-founder Stephen Hyatt Pelham Pell. The 1920 painting is the work of noted portrait painter DeWitt M. Lockman (1870-1957). This project supports the conservation of this painting as it prepares for its role in telling the many stories connected to the National Historic Landmark Pavilion, the circa 1826-1837 summer home of the Pell family at Ticonderoga. It will be on display in the Pavilion when it opens to the public this August. A full-length portrait of museum co-founders Sarah Pell with her children and her husband, Stephen Pell, in his First World War uniform will be installed in the Pavilion.
Warren County, NYPost-Star

Washington County Municipal Center to reopen Friday

Residents will be allowed to enter the Washington County Municipal Center in Fort Edward without an appointment for the first time in more than a year on Friday, after the county lifted most of the remaining pandemic restrictions in place in accordance with new state guidelines. News of the municipal...
Addison, VTAddison Independent

Editorial: Addison's choice: Not much to lose and a lot to gain

As the town of Addison prepares to vote July 13 on whether to withdraw from the Addison Northwest School District, residents in the district’s other towns should view the proceedings with empathy — as if they were living in Addison and it was their school that had been closed by district officials against the town’s strong opposition.
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Middlebury bridge and rail project nears the finish line

Construction on the Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project is nearly done, with a projected completion date of Aug. 17. Grading and landscaping for new parks is still ahead. Read the story on VTDigger here: Middlebury bridge and rail project nears the finish line.
Middlebury, VTAddison Independent

Culinary collective serves flavor & hope

MIDDLEBURY — “El Sabor” translated from Spanish means “flavor.”. But it’s a word that has taken on many more definitions for 14 Central American women, many of them the trailing spouses of migrant farm workers, now living in Addison County. Thirteen of them hail from Mexico, one is from Guatemala.
Middlebury, VTAddison Independent

MUHS teacher and coach Cindy Atkins retires

MIDDLEBURY — Cindy Atkins is a person with special skills. Not many people, after all, can recite the periodic table of elements and dribble two basketballs at the same time. Well, Atkins is ready to “slow her roll” after 34 years as a science educator at Middlebury Union High School....
Lake George, NYTimes Union

Jeep invasion bearing down on Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - This lakeside resort is well known for its automotive and motorcycle-themed events including the Americade motorcycle gathering and the Adirondack Nationals muscle car festival. There’s also a Vettefest in nearby Glens Falls and the Hemmings Motor News organization has put in shows during past years. The lake also hosts an classic/antique boat show.
Brandon, VTmountaintimes.info

41% of rental property owners in Brandon to receive delinquency notices

On Monday during the Brandon Select Board meeting, Rental Housing Officer Tom Kilpeck reported that about 41% of the rental property owners in town have not submitted their annual statement of compliance. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Kilpeck said he had extended the Jan. 1 deadline for the statements to...