MALONE –– In the wake of the “Salmon River Summit” that brought together federal, state and local officials to discuss the continued flooding along Lower Park Street in the town, Town Board members voted Wednesday to seek a federal grant to begin addressing the problem.

MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained at two for the fourth straight day Wednesday, while the number of people in quarantine or isolation dropped for a second day in a row.

A story in Thursday’s Telegram reported that spending in the town of Bellmont’s general fund will increase by about $3,500, largely because of the need to pay principal and interest on loans taken out to pay for the reconstruction of the town’s two highway garages. Those payments will not di…

MALONE –– Franklin County’s tourism promotion contract with the Local Development Corp., which was suspended in April as county officials prepared for anticipated multimillion dollar revenue losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been reinstated.

MALONE –– Despite the complexities created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Franklin County’s financial picture has improved to the point that it could soon be removed from the state Comptroller’s Office list of fiscally stressed municipalities, county Treasurer Fran Perry told members of the count…

MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County dropped to two on Wednesday after three days of remaining constant at three.

MALONE –– The “drama” touched off last year when the Franklin County Legislature reduced appropriations in the sheriff’s department during the creation of the 2020 county budget was largely absent last week when members of the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee met with Sheriff Kevin Mulv…

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MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County rose by one Saturday then dropped back to three on Sunday as one of the cases was declared resolved.

Some northern Franklin County schools will begin offering free meals to all students under 18 years old, following recent federal and state decisions.