BELLMONT — The Planning Committee will approach the Town Board in the “next two to three months” and could present a draft for junk law regulations at the beginning of next year, officials said.

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Franklin County increased its COVID-19 death toll to four as a man died of the pandemic disease Friday at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone.

MALONE — Malone Telegram’s editor for the past seven years is hanging up his reporter’s hat and starting a well-earned retirement after decades working as a journalist and in the field of communications, among other pursuits. EJ Conzola II retired from his job as Telegram editor, Friday, Nov…

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MALONE — Franklin County legislators voted Thursday to pass the county’s proposed $103,618,760 budget.

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MALONE — The Town Board voted to adopt its 2021 preliminary budget on Wednesday.

DRESDEN — Marked and sprayed, an estimated 2,500 Adirondack hemlock trees were treated last month after the second known infestation of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid was reported in the region this summer.

MALONE — Franklin County residents took part in a rural listening tour, Tuesday evening, hosted by SUNY Albany’s School of Public Health over Zoom, joining a conversation aimed at helping North Country communities meet the unique challenges of providing mental health services and promoting w…

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MOIRA — A police pursuit started in Franklin County and concluded in St. Lawrence County with the arrest of a woman who was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, Monday evening.

Leading health experts and scientists at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, continue to study transmission of the novel coronavirus in households and develop antibody, convalescent plasma and various testing and treatment initiatives to combat the severity of the pandemic as a stronger vi…

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All civil and criminal jury trials across New York are postponed indefinitely as the COVID-19 pandemic surges across the nation, with increasing cases by the day statewide.

Most automobile drivers don’t like driving on highways with a lot of large trucks. In our rural north country, there are many tractor-trailers on our state highways, and for those that drive on interstate highways, a large percentage of traffic is large trucks. Drivers of large trucks are pr…

MALONE — The Malone Town Board awarded a bid to replace roughly 4,000 feet of water line along U.S. Route 11 during a meeting, Friday morning.

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MALONE — The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented worldwide societal and economic instability. We’re facing an astonishing loss of human life and unprecedented challenges to public health, economies at every level, food systems, employment, and education. And global extreme poverty is …

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As we are approaching Thanksgiving we tend to think about what we are thankful for. If you ask most people what they are thankful for you will probably get common responses such as their family, friends, and health. But how about farmers? Are you thankful for farmers?

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised the possibility Saturday of implementing additional heightened COVID-19 restrictions in New York as new cases, hospitalizations and deaths steadily increase as the pandemic rages with double-digit infection rates in more than 25 U.S. states and territories.

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Local officials cast doubt Friday they will enforce the state’s new COVID-19 regulation limiting gatherings in private residences to 10 people — one of several new virus rules that went into effect Friday, beginning a nighttime curfew for bars, gyms and restaurants to curb the spread of the …

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MALONE — Longtime Franklin Academy Principal Jack Hinman, who spent 23 years heading the school, following nine years as a teacher, died Nov. 7 at Alice Hyde Medical Center.

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MALONE — With eight new positive cases added to a 42-case total, the COVID-19 infection tally for Franklin County stands at 50, officials said Thursday, while the area recorded a positivity rate of 2.4%.

MALONE — Attendees of the Malone Veterans Day ceremony gathered Wednesday to honor those serving and those who have served in the nation’s armed forces, joining veterans from American Legion Post 219 and Amvets Post 8.

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MALONE — Malone Village Police are following up on a report of a stolen motor vehicle Wednesday afternoon. According to Malone Village emergency dispatchers, the report of the stolen motor vehicle came in at 12:16 p.m.