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Gene Merlino: Lake Luzerne was ‘ahead of the curve’ on milfoil

After The Chronicle’s story last week about how Lake George and four smaller lakes we selected are combating the invasive weed Eurasian WaterMilfoil, Lake Luzerne Town Supervisor Gene Merlino called to tell us about what his town is doing and has long been doing.

“We’re ahead of the curve, and have been for years,” he said. “We’ve been working on it for more than 10 years.

“We were the first …

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Smaller lake fight milfoil, too; ‘we’re on it like a dog on a bone’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Cossayuna, Glen, Brant & Schroon updates

Milfoil is a region-wide problem. Eradication efforts continue in many local lakes. The Chronicle reached officials at four of them.

On Cossayuna Lake in the Washington County Towns of Argyle and Greenwich, “it’s a continuous battle with milfoil,” says Sheila Rappazzo, the herbicide chair of the Cossayuna Lake Improvement Association.

“We have made tremendous progress, but there’s always …

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Our July 25 issue

Peak Summer issue | Lake George winning vs. milfoil, The trio behind GEM Fest. LG Youtheatre: Mamma Mia! GF’s St. Mary’s looks to decide strategic plan by Labor Day. Gov. Cuomo visits LG
& went waterskiing. Glens Falls: Milk & Honey building sold for $348,250; all tenants staying. DEC: Don’t leave trailered boats in parking lot at LG’s Million Dollar Beach boat launch. LG Village: New performing arts center attempt. …

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