— MALONE — Franklin County will spend $5,750 to try to secure millions in grant money to close the remaining funding gap for a proposed $20 million natural-gas pipeline.
Applications are being accepted for a portion of a $120 million pool of money available to upstate entities through the Regional Blueprint Program, which is part of a $1 billion Upstate Revitalization Fund administered by Empire State Development Corp.
Legislation to correct an oversight that made the operation of emergency vehicles by most firefighters illegal was approved by the Senate today. The legislation, cosponsored by Senator Betty Little, passed the Assembly yesterday and is expected to be signed by Governor David Paterson.
By JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writer -- May 21, 2009
TUPPER LAKE - A new power line into Tupper Lake from the west was recently activated, making electrical service more reliable, but it is still awaiting passage of the state constitutional amendment that will allow it to exist.
Tupper Lake municipal electric Superintendent John Bouck announced at a village board meeting Monday that the line was switched on May 1. He called it a seamless transfer.