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Politics

Residents, homeowners react to village’s newest STR regulations

LAKE PLACID — Village residents and second homeowners voiced their opinions about the Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees’ new draft of STR regulations — along with their perspectives of how STRs are viewed in the community — at a public forum on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The forum, which ...

Jason Leon ends tenure as village trustee

LAKE PLACID — Jason Leon resigned from the Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees last week, and village Mayor Art Devlin now plans to select someone to fill the remaining six months of Leon’s term. Leon was elected to a four-year term on the North Elba Town Council this past November, ...

North Elba, Lake Placid release STR regulation drafts

LAKE PLACID — Officials from the village of Lake Placid and the town of North Elba have released their latest drafts of new regulations for short-term vacation rentals in their municipalities. The village board on Friday, Sept. 9 released its first draft of proposed STR regulations and ...

North Elba OKs 3-month STR moratorium extension

LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba has extended its moratorium on the issuance of new short-term vacation rental permits through mid-December. The village of Lake Placid also intends to extend its STR moratorium, but only for residential areas in the village. The town and village’s ...

Back to work

LAKE PLACID — Main Street and Parkside Drive will resume one-way traffic on Tuesday, Sept. 6 after taking a two-month break in construction for the busy summer tourist season, according to Haley Breen, community development director for the town of North Elba and village of Lake Placid. The ...

Castelli wins NY-21 Dem primary

Matt Castelli emerged from the NY-21 Democratic primary election as the party nominee on Tuesday, Aug. 23, beating out candidate Matt Putorti decisively with around 80% of the vote, according to uncertified election totals. The two candidates shared a first name, a political party and a ...