SARANAC LAKE — The village is in for a busy construction season this year as several public Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects funded through a $10 million award the village received from the state in 2018 are kicking off or nearing completion through the spring, summer and fall. Read More ⇒Saranac Lake’s DRI projects resume: Busy summer ahead as parks, bathrooms and trees are planted around downtown

PAUL SMITHS — The state is renewing its contract with the Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute for protection of Adirondack waters from aquatic invasive species with a $13 million, five-year partnership, the state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Monday. Read More ⇒DEC renews contract with Paul Smith’s Adirondack Watershed Institute to fight aquatic invasive species

ALBANY — As New York’s counties prepare to absorb the loss of millions of dollars in federal Medicaid funding that is set to be taken by the state government, a group of Republican legislators have introduced a measure to give the money back to the counties. Read More ⇒Walczyk, Albany Republicans introduce bill to undo state’s interception of millions in federal Medicaid funds