The mayor of Tupper Lake is optimistic that his village will soon blossom as an economic powerhouse in the center of the Adirondacks. But first a major development project, the Adirondack Club and Resort, must clear a court challenge.
Village of Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun talks about development potential at the “Crossroads of the Adirondacks” and his frustrations over repeated development obstructions.
Mayor Paul Maroun says income levels in Tupper Lake are holding steady thanks to the state-run Sunmount rehabilitation center. But downtown business is sluggish as merchants and developers await the fate of the largest proposed development project for the Adirondacks.
Republican Paul Maroun is also a Franklin County legislator.
The headmaster of a private Vermont school that also serves students in St. Johnsbury says none of the school's Asian students were bothered by a poster used to boost the school's basketball team that used the term "Fry Rice" with a typeface that mimicked Chinese calligraphy.