Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Radici, Ridge St. restaurant, goes on ‘pause’ until mid-September

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Glens Falls restaurant Radici Kitchen+Bar on Ridge Street has closed to take a three-week “pause.” They expect to reopen Thursday, September 16.

“We decided we needed a mental health vacation. Not only ourselves, but especially for the staff, too,” chef-owner Brian Bowden told The Chronicle. “We can see it in everyone’s faces. We are cognizant of people needing time off.”

Especially challenging, he …

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Chestertown’s Carol Theatre bought, reopens

Chronicle staff writer Zander Frost writes:

A concert at the Carol Theatre in Chestertown on Friday evening, Sept. 3, by the High Peaks Bluegrass Band will be “the first time the building’s opened its doors in over two years. We’re excited to have people back in the building,” Vanessa Hutton told The Chronicle in response to our phone call.

Vanessa and her husband Ryan Hutton bought the theater in July …

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Moreau mulls letting more solar projects on farmland; board is split

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Heading into the solar law workshop scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m., The Chronicle spoke with all five members of the Moreau Town Board.

The board is debating how much of the town’s 8,400 acres of farmland should be open for commercial-level arrays of electricity-generating solar panels.

The law as currently proposed restricts array construction to 40% coverage of lots in Moreau’s …

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Dan Ward takes helm as Hudson Falls School Supt.

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

New Hudson Falls School Superintendent Dan Ward is Washington County to the core.
“I’m a lifetime resident born and raised in Fort Ann on a dairy farm,” he says. “So I’ve had the distinct pleasure of working up and down the Route 4 corridor here for my entire career and only living out of Washington County while I was at school, in Potsdam.

“I …

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LG Village in crackdown on boats that dock too long: Fines; penalties

No more Mr. Nice Guy from Lake George Village in regard to boats that monopolize its public docks.

“This year,” the village said in a press release, “the Village’s six public docks have seen a marked increase in boaters using the docks for extended periods of time both day and night.

“Some vessels have been docked for weeks at a time, cutting down on available spaces for those wishing to …

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