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Guest Commentary

Updating the Adirondack Park’s cell tower policy is essential

As senator, I rely on the input of my constituents to advance policies that will improve our communities. To that end, I recently sent out a survey relating to cell service in the Adirondack Park. That survey can also be taken here, at my Senate website. If we’re to ensure our region is ...

Mayor updates village on recent progress

It has now been more than two years since I became mayor of Lake Placid. It is amazing what has been accomplished in this short period of time. There was a major renovation to our main street, improvements to the electric substation by the fire house and upgrades to our water plant. More ...

Happy Pride Month!

June is LGBTQI-plus Pride Month, a time when LGBTQI-plus community members, family, friends and advocates acknowledge and celebrate the gift of diversity that is unique to each of us. Many municipalities host pride parades and events where LGBTQI-plus community members outwardly profess ...

Message received

At December’s monthly Wilmington town board meeting, Deputy Supervisor Darin Forbes provided prepared remarks in which he stated, “The conception [sic] out there is we aren’t listening to people, so I really wanted to take some time for myself, plug some data into AirDNA, look at some of ...

Media outlets call on Congress to save local news

Big Tech has put local journalism on life support and it’s undermining our ability to govern ourselves. In the past two decades, Americans have watched their local papers shutter their doors or reduce their footprint in their communities as Google and Facebook have become dominant forces ...