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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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Chester’s wood heat conversion may serve as statewide demo project

The Town of Chester Municipal Center is expected to serve as a demonstration project showcasing how large municipal facilities can be converted to biomass heat, which would create jobs in the Adirondacks and keep more money circulating in the region. Already, the municipal center and several other town facilities operate with solar power — the two initiatives underscore the town's commitment to environmental stewardship.

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BCS-WCS soccer team defeated in semifinal; coach predicts bright future

A stellar record-breaking season for the Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team concludes in the New York State Class D Championship semifinals; and the team's success this season blazes a trail for an outstanding future for the joint soccer program.

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Chester board mulls insect control, water tank upgrades and budget issues

The town of Chester's water tank has a coating containing lead — but fortunately for public health, it's on the vessel's exterior. Dealing with this issue — as well as Bti-application contracts and budget issues — led to a lengthy town board meeting recently with a lot of decision-making.

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Terms of Westmount sale to be revealed today

The sale of Warren County's Westmount Health Facility — which in past months has sparked considerable public controversy — is to be in the spotlight Wednesday Nov. 19 as the proposed terms of the sale — negotiated behind closed doors — are to be formally presented beginning at 2 p.m.to county supervisors

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‘Woofstock 2015’ plans progressing

'Peace, Paws, and Music’ fest in Chester

A new event in northern Warren County that's intended to encourage dogs and their families to enjoy a getaway together, is now moving forward toward its June 2015 debut.

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Railroads on Parade gets reprieve, famed model train displays to remain in Warren Co.

Pottersville's one-of-a-kind model train display museum — with its cityscapes crafted by Tony award-winning set designer Clarke Dunham — was saved from the auction block Tuesday, and Clarke and Barbara Dunham plan to keep the world-class venue operating in northern Warren County.

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History rewritten as Bolton-Wrnsbg. soccer team advances to NYS ‘Final Four'

The new joint Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team battles its way into the New York State Final Four — and secures a place in Section II history as they do so.

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Warrensburg honors its veterans in a new joint ceremony

Invocations for peace at a Veterans Day ceremony in Warrensburg had dual meaning — not only an end of war in the world, but recognition that two local veterans groups finally set aside their differences and held a joint ceremony for Veterans Day.

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Bond Act approval means $1.1 million technology boost for WCS

North Warren, Johnsburg schools to benefit too

By next fall, Warrensburg Central students will likely be enjoying the benefits of a pending $1.1 million grant earmarked to boost computer technology resources in the district.

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Video-recording Thurman town meetings is now quelling unruly behavior

Angry outbursts, threats and accusations have occurred often at Thurman Town Board meetings, prompting calls to police to restore order. In response, the town board has begun videotaping meetings — with one camera pointed at the crowd — and posting the videos on YouTube.

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