AIN Asks: Should Saranac Lake Give $37,500 to ROOST?

On the agenda for the village of Saranac Lake’s upcoming meeting on Monday, June 28, there is a proposed $37,500, 3-year contract with the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST). This is the first time a 3-year contract for tourism marketing has been proposed to the village. If approved, the contract will exceed the terms of three current board members: Mayor Clyde Rabideau, who sponsored the bill, and trustees Kelly Brunette and Melinda Little.

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Q&A: Saranac Lake School Board Candidates

Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Saranac Lake school board. Two of the candidates—board President Aurora White and board member Nancy Bernstein—are running for reelection. The two challengers are Zachary Randolph, a program director at St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers, and Justin Garwood, an assistant professor at the University of Vermont.

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