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  • Under New Proposal, Lake Shore Towns Lose Revenues, But Still Pick Up the Bill

    By Anthony F. HallReprinted from lakegeorgemirror.com Property taxes in lake shore towns would increase “significantly” – perhaps by as much as 30% – if proposals now floated by some Warren County Supervisors were adopted, said Lake George Supervisor Dennis Dickinson. The proposals – to allocate the towns’ shares of sales

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  • Tom Luciano on the Starbuckville Dam

    Tom Luciano, Chairman and Commissioner of the Schroon Lake Park District, was the guest speaker at ESSLA’s June member meeting. He gave us a history of the dam, which is owned by the Schroon Lake Park District (SLPD) and controls the water level of the Schroon.  The taxing district was legislatively

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  • ESSLA in Action: Floating Classroom

    A boatful of passengers set sail from the Word of Life dock for a three-hour tour of Schroon Lake on ESSLA’s Floating Classroom on Wednesday, July 11. Their knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides were Jaimie and Jake of the Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI), an ESSLA partner. Before launch, Jaimie and Jake led

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