MALONE –– With one week to go before Franklin County is required by law to file a tentative budget for the coming year, county officials are scrambling to close a $715,000 gap between anticipated revenues and expenses.
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.
ALBANY — Adirondack environmental groups are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act, which passed the state Legislature two months ago and awaits the governor’s signature before it can become law.
MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained unchanged for a third straight day Tuesday, while the number of people in quarantine or isolation fell after remaining the same for the prior two days.
OWLS HEAD –– Despite repeated calls from town residents for the Bellmont Town Board to move forward with the proposed purchase of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the board on Monday once again postponed making a decision on buying the building.
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…
AKWESASNE –– The removal of the Hogansburg Dam from the St. Regis River has had little effect on formation of ice jams on the river, a study of the river by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division and its Water Resources Program has concluded.
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 village’s plan to replace the more than 600 water meters installed at commercial and multi-family residential properties drew fire from the roughly 25 people who turned out for a public forum on the idea Monday –– as much for the timing of the project as for its cost.
School-age children in the North Country have long looked forward to snow days as a bright spot during the dark days of winter, but they may become a thing of the past this school year, and possibly into future years.
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…
MALONE –– After two straight days of increases, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained stable on Friday, while the number of people in quarantine or isolation fell significantly.
MALONE –– The Town Board has begun looking into a local law banning the feeding of feral cats in response to a presentation given to the board last month.
Malone Telegram Holiday Schedule
The Friday, July 3 print edition of the Telegram is the weekend publication. There will be no publication on Saturday, July 4. The business office is closed Friday and will re-open on Monday. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!