Latest Evidence

New Wellness Center Opening in Chester in May 2019

The new Chester facility will open a 1200 sq ft space in the old school where town offices and the library are already located. A $128k grant from the Adk Health Institute will help with costs.  Behavioral and mental health service will be available in addition to fitness.

Read the news story here.

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Bolton Embarking on Recreation Hub Strategy

The town has had help from Chazen Companies to come up with a plan to become a regional recreation hub.  Specific steps are called for in the plan.

Read the news about the plan here.

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$93k in Arts Grants Distributed to 39 Projects

$24k to Clinton County
$40k to Essex County
$13k to Franklin
$17k to Hamilton

More detail on the 39 projects can be found here.

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Number of Births Falling

The birth decline at AMC Saranac Lake is a continuation of a long state-wide trend.

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Essex Cty Begins @2.27m Pilot Program for Paid EMS Staff

The small scale program is a test in 4 towns to see how a mixed paid and volunteer staff work together.  The $2.27m is NYS funded.  

Read the news story here.

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Welcome to a new phase of the ADK Futures Project. The vision statement derived from our workshop series is ambitious, but it is no dream. This site is the feedback loop to show you if we are getting the desired sustainable future or something different. If you’ve been following us, go explore the evidence associated with all the events. There are hundreds items of evidence showing progress.

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