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Whann: Client paid $219,000 in 2008, sells for $172,500; cites high GF taxes

Dear Editor,

Last week, I received a call from a Glens Falls resident who had kept my information from a letter I wrote to The Chronicle on November 27, 2018, about my neighbor who lived at 10 John Street and was reassessed $77,000 higher over a three-year period — once for $17,000 and then last year for $60,000.

The City had raised his assessment to $225,000, which doubled his taxes …

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Could hemp save family farms in Washington County?

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Could hemp be the savior of the family farm in Washington County?

Seth Jacobs of Slack Hollow Farm in Argyle says yes. “I can’t think of another time when small farmers had such an opportunity to get in on what looks to be an important pharmaceutical commodity,” he said. “Only once in every few generations does an opportunity like this come.”

Iris Rogers of …

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Ryan Moore as Warren County Administrator winning praise that’s bipartisan

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

In his first year as Warren County Administrator, Ryan Moore, 37, has a Republican background, but the graduate of Williams College and Saratoga Springs High School is winning bipartisan praise.

Doug Beaty, the maverick Republican Queensbury at-large supervisor, said he was “a little hesitant voting for Mr. Moore because I wanted an independent county administrator. I don’t want a party loyalist.

“But he gives …

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‘gaslight’ plan falls through

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Plans have been scrapped to open the restaurant “gaslight” in the former Bistro Tallulah space at 26 Ridge Street. Building owner Charles Mineo is now looking to lease the first-floor restaurant space, with the chef and staff intact.

“We decided to go in a different direction,” Chuck Mineo told The Chronicle.

“The space is fully equipped and turn-key, with an executive chef, Colin Miner, …

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