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Plattsburgh Hotels and Businesses Aid Drug Task Force

February 23rd, 2006 · No Comments · News

Local News WCAX started a two-part series last night called The Dark Highway. Much like any place near a border, the North Country has its share of issues with smuggling and drugs. Add the Northway, which links Montreal with NYC and points south, and it’s natural that this would be the case. (Remember the days before the Northway?) Oddly enough, this sort of transportation of goods and services (legal+illegal) has been an integral part of the history in our region since Sam Champlain came through. What is most interesting is the plight of a city like Plattsburgh, located just south of the border and right on I-87.

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