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An illustration included with the Lake Flower Spa and Resort application shows the front entrance of the proposed 93-room resort. (Photo Provided)

Lake Flower Resort & Spa application filed

Several agencies to review plans for proposed hotel

By: KIM SMITH DEDAM

SARANAC LAKE — Proposed hotel has extensive review ahead from Community Development, Planning Board, APA and FEMA.

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Region receives workforce training funds

By: DAN HEATH

PLATTSBURGH — North Country Workforce Partnerships to get $270,000 for training in Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Hamilton counties.

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The Paul Smith's College dormitory building at 83 Church St. in downtown Saranac Lake will have a new future as part of Hotel Saranac, seen at top right in the background. Roedel Companies is bringing the hotel back to life with a major restoration project and plans to add more guest rooms in the former college dorm, which has sat empty for several years. (JACK LADUKE/P-R PHOTO)

Hotel Saranac to offer more rooms

By: KIM SMITH DEDAM

SARANAC LAKE — Roedel Co. is buying former Paul Smith's College dorm building in Saranac Lake.

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Linda Martin (right) and Christy Barcomb stand on Martin's property behind and below the proposed location for a new Dollar General store in Chazy. The house at 9496 Route 9 would be torn down and the hill it sits on leveled if the project moves forward. Among Martin's concerns is the possibility that rain runoff might increase and threaten her property; both she and Barcomb feel the store would disrupt the community. Town and Dollar General officials say the proposal, which would need a variance to proceed, is in early stages. (BEN ROWE/P-R PHOTO)

Plans submitted for Dollar General in Chazy

By: BEN ROWE

CHAZY — Planning Board reviewed a preliminary sketch plan for the proposed store at 9646 Route 9.

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Restraining order stops NYCO test mining

By: KIM SMITH DEDAM

ELIZABETHTOWN — Environmental groups filed court challenge to APA, DEC permits allowing mine exploration on state land.

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Casella, attorney general reach settlement

By: DAN HEATH

PLATTSBURGH — Agreement covers the waste hauler's business practices in several upstate counties, including Clinton and Franklin.

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