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Letters to the Editor

Wilmington must modernize short-term rental policies now

To the editor: We ask the Wilmington town board to temporarily pause the distribution of short-term rental (STR) permits until Wilmington’s STR ordinance is updated to reflect the needs and expectations of Wilmington’s residents. A temporary pause in the issuance of STR permits will give ...

Pregnancy carries risks

To the editor: Pregnancy does not care if you are “pro-life “ or pro-choice. If you care about anyone in her childbearing years, current or impending restrictions on pregnancy care in more than half of our States (thankfully not in New York) are alarming. Regardless of your ...

Wilmington board applauded

To the editor: At this time one year ago, Wilmington was confronting the very real possibility of what we believe to be a notorious national retail franchise moving to town. The community narrowly avoided this blight, but only due to the fact that the soil at the proposed site happens to be ...

Loud family: Thank you, Lake Placid

To the editor: To the Lake Placid community, Perhaps you said a prayer, made or sent food for our family and friends, sent a memorial gift to North Country School and Camp Treetops, or wrote a note of condolence on the passing of my loving husband, Roger ... and I thank you with heartfelt ...

Lake Placid Clean Up Day a great success

To the editor: The 60th annual Lake Placid Clean Up held Saturday, May 14 was one for the record books. Over 150 people volunteered beforehand, and on the hottest Clean Up Day ever. Sadly it was also the worst amount of trash that accumulated over the past year. We are always inspired by ...

Ukraine dinner benefit a success

To the editor: A big, big thank you to the many people who came together to raise more than $9,100 to support Ukrainians and Ukraine war victims through the World Central Kitchen during a benefit dinner on Friday, May 20 at the Keen fire hall. We set our sights high of serving 150 meals, and ...