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May 17, 2019 | Article

Charles R. Wood Park to be Dedicated May 29

May 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Lake George’s Charles R. Wood Park, which includes a wetland constructed to capture storm water and an open-air events space, will be formally dedicated on May 29.

May 17, 2019 | Article

New Bolton Law Requires Septic System Inspection At Time of Sale

May 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | On May 7, the Bolton Town Board voted unanimously to adopt a new law requiring on-site septic systems to be inspected and in compliance with state and local standards upon the transfer of the owner’s property.

May 8, 2019 | Article

Spreading Road Salt Contamination

May 8, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | New testing shows that more Adirondack wells are contaminated by unhealthful levels of road salt.

May 8, 2019 | Article

Bolton Passes Septic System Inspection Law

May 8, 2019, The Post Star | The Bolton Town Board passed a septic system inspection law Tuesday night, joining Queensbury in seeking to protect human health and the quality of Lake George, its tributaries and the groundwater.

April 30, 2019 | Article

An Open Door for Invaders on Lake George?

April 30, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | Lake George is separated from Lake Champlain by just over two miles of waterfalls on the La Chute River, which tumbles through the one-time mill town of Ticonderoga, a word loosely translated to mean “where the waters meet.” ...Despite their proximity, these two bodies of water could not be more different in terms of invasive species.

April 23, 2019 | Article

Lake George Could Model Water Solutions, Author Says

April 23, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | Sandra Postel says you can see examples of people and communities working together to solve major water problems and the challenge is to ‘scale up’ these local solutions.

April 12, 2019 | Article

Water Quality Matters

April 2019, The Hague Chronicle | “There’s no one alive who cares more about Lake George and all it stands for than Mayor Blais,” said Eric Siy of The FUND for Lake George.

March 31, 2019 | Article

Cuomo, Lawmakers Reach $175.5 Billion Budget Deal

March 31, 2019, City & State New York | The New York State FY 2020 Budget will invest an additional $500 million in clean water infrastructure, building on the State's historic $2.5 billion investment.

March 30, 2019 | Article

Letter: State Funds Needed to Preserve Lake George

March 30, 2019, Times Union | On behalf of all who care about the future of Lake George, we thank the Times Union Editorial Board for calling attention to the urgent need for state funding to help replace the failing wastewater treatment plant at Lake George Village.

March 28, 2019 | Article

Lake George Sewer Plant Plans OK’d by State

March 28, 2019, Sun Community News | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation granted approval to final engineering plans for a new wastewater treatment plant, predicted to cost $22 million on March 8, 2019.

March 23, 2019 | Article

Lake George Will Take More Than a Village

March 23, 2019, Times Union | New York State has an obligation to help protect Lake George, a lake that's both a natural treasure and a jewel of the State's tourism industry.

March 16, 2019 | Article

Longevity on Lake George: Mayor's Tenure Spans 5 Decades

March 16, 2019, Times Union | "(Mayor) Bob (Blais) is a force of nature and for nature. He has the ability to engage diverse people with that passion that he has and that this special place evokes," said Eric Siy, Executive Director of The FUND for Lake George.

March 1, 2019 | Article

Lake George's Push to Use Less Road Salt

March 1, 2019, New York NOW | This feature story looks at The FUND and partners like the Town of Lake George have a plan to help keep salt out of its beloved body of water.

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