Latest Evidence

Trump Tax Bills Hits Homes

Real estate tax deductions are capped.  Mortgage interest deductions are capped.  It isn't clear how much it will impact the Adirondack market.

Read a summary of the tax bill here.

Read about the impacted Event here.

Keene Signs onto Clean Energy Community Program

The program supports communities making progress with grant funding to take next steps like solar PV for municipal needs, LED bulb swaps, and so on.  It saves money and reduces carbon emissions with grant funds - so it is easy to sell.

Read the news story here.

Read about the impacted Event here.

Conservation Land Goes to Private Buyer, not NYS

The 340 acre Mays Pond tract was owned by the Adk Land Trust to be sold to NYS but local government would not approve of the sale.  So it was sold to a private owner.

Read the news story here.

Read about the impacted Event here.

Lake George Battlefield Will See a New Visitors Center

May 2019 should see the opening of a new visitors center at the LG Battlefield Park

Read the news story here.

Read about the impacted Event here.

NY21 Congressional District in Top 20 for Outdoor Industry Spend

Outdoor recreation spending by residents in our congressional district (NY21) hits $1.5 billion annually.  This does not include spending by visitors.

Read the news story here.

Read about the impacted Event here.

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