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Spring forward!

On Sunday, March 9, Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m

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Tree, shrub seedling sale under way

Orders are now being taken for the annual tree and shrub seedling sale conducted by the Warren County Soil & Water District.

Collectible holiday ornament now on sale

Warrensburgh Beautification has continued its long-standing tradition this year as it is offering the 25th Limited Edition Christmas in Warrensburgh tree ornament.

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Master gardeners sought in Warren County

Have an interest in gardening? Cornell Cooperative Extension in Warren County is now seeking volunteers for their Master Gardener program that teaches others to grow various vegetables, flowers and plants successfully.

Garden Club Beautification Awards handed out

The Adirondack Mountain Garden Club has announced the recipients of Beautification Awards for 2013.

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New online STAR registration plan outlined by state

The New York State Tax Department today unveiled an easy, fast and secure online STAR Registration platform for homeowners currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption.

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Cow pie, cut me a slice

Conservation Conversations

It wasn’t that long ago when manure was thought of as a waste product.

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Morning Glory Seed giveaway underway

In celebration of the joint Bicentennials of Warren County and the town of Warrensburg, a local beautification group is giving away morning glory seeds, and plants are on sale — so Warrensburg residents can display the town's adopted colors.

Donations sought for North Warren auction

Donations are now being sought from businesses and individuals for the upcoming the North Warren Bicentennial auction, to be held June 29 at the Old Pottersville Fairgrounds.

Curbside giveaway set for Lake George

Local citizens are warned that their residential landscape may look less than tidy this Saturday and Sunday — but they shouldn’t worry, as it’s only temporary.

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Yard sale map to aid skatepark

A townwide Community Garage Sale is planned for Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5, and residents are urged to sign up soon to be included on a map to be distributed for the event — which includes sidewalk sales by local merchants.

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It’s home gardening time now

Every year as the days get a little longer, rural folks get the urge to browse through seed catalogs, visit their local garden centre and start planning for their vegetable gardens.

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Lake George family starts unique StoriedBoards business

A Lake George father and his two sons are breathing new life into old dilapidated barns in the Northeast, resurrecting both the wood — and the long-gone men who built them.

Deadline approaching for property tax discounts

Applications for property tax discounts — also known as exemptions — have to be filed by March 1 in order for a property owner to be eligible for tax reductions in the 2013-2014 tax year.

Free tax return preparation

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County is offering free tax help to families and individuals whose household income is below $50,270.