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Politics

Village denies fourth moratorium exception request

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees has denied another application for an exception from the village’s current moratorium on the issuance of new short-term vacation rental permits. The village board on Monday, Aug. 1, denied its fourth moratorium exception application ...

To hike Baker for 6er challenge, start from Berkeley Green

SARANAC LAKE — To summit Baker Mountain as part of the village’s 6er hiking challenge, hikers will have to start at the 6er bell from now on. The Saranac Lake Village Board has been working with residents near the Baker trailhead on Forest Hill Avenue to try to alleviate parking, ...

Ironman contract approved through 2024 race

LAKE PLACID — The Ironman Lake Placid triathlon is set return to this village through at least 2024. The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees on Monday, July 18 unanimously voted to support a three-year contract extension between the Ironman Group, the village board, the North Elba Town ...

Town, village schedule more STR discussions

LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council and Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees have scheduled more special meetings to discuss changes to the municipalities’ short-term vacation rental regulations. The village Board of Trustees will hold its third special meeting to discuss STR ...

Committee presents final short-term rental regulation ideas

LAKE PLACID — A local committee recently presented its suggestions for changes to the village of Lake Placid and town of North Elba’s short-term rental regulations at a joint meeting of the town and village boards. The Lake Placid-North Elba Land Use Code Committee presented its ...

STR owners respond to committee’s proposals

LAKE PLACID — Some owners of unhosted short-term vacation rentals in Lake Placid recently raised concerns with a local committee’s recommendations for new STR regulations in the village of Lake Placid and the town of North Elba. The town and village held a joint meeting on July 5 where ...