Sunday, June 26, 2022

Weekly news round up

A collection of interesting reads:

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Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor with the Burlington Free Press, Ithaca Journal and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She worked as a communications specialist for the Adirondack North Country Association and is currently digital editor for Adirondack Explorer, overseeing both the Explorer's website and its community forum the Adirondack Almanack. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and two cats.

2 Responses

  1. JB says:

    Did anybody notice the interesting article about zoning that Melissa managed to sneak in here? Something that’s worthy of debate. Throwing out land-use planning Parkwide would be madness, but, for example, would villages benefit from mixed-use development and less APA stipulations on things like parking space, etc.? My two cents: Any plan to eliminate zoning in Aspenized villages (e.g., Lake Placid, Saranac Lake) will backfire without serious intervention in other areas — e.g., STR caps, prioritizing domestic control of the local tourism industry, and economic diversification away from tourism.

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