North Country Regional Economic Development Council http://wrvo.org en North Country economic council gets crash course on Fort Drum's impact http://wrvo.org/post/north-country-economic-council-gets-crash-course-fort-drums-impact <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The North Country Regional Economic Development Council, or REDC, held its most recent meeting at Fort Drum last week. The idea was to give members from the region's seven counties greater insight into how the Army post interacts with the local economy. The council also took steps to implement a new program for water and sewer project infrastructure. &nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:40:27 +0000 Joanna Richards 36283 at http://wrvo.org North Country economic council gets crash course on Fort Drum's impact Broadband in the Adirondacks: leaders want new community of telecommuters http://wrvo.org/post/broadband-adirondacks-leaders-want-new-community-telecommuters <p></p><div style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin-top: 8px; margin-right: 8px; margin-bottom: 8px; margin-left: 8px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: normal; "> <pre style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; margin-top: 8px; margin-right: 8px; margin-bottom: 8px; margin-left: 8px; ">“Forever Wild” is the term in New York’s constitution used to describe state forest preserves in the Adirondacks. Community leaders in and around the park have used that term to inform their vision for economic development. Their slogan – and the name of a conference held annually at Clarkson University in Potsdam – is “Forever Wired.” The fourth conference continued a push to expand broadband internet access, and economic opportunity, in the Adirondacks. &nbsp; </pre> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:54:37 +0000 Joanna Richards 27199 at http://wrvo.org Broadband in the Adirondacks: leaders want new community of telecommuters State funding seekers get questions answered at forum in Watertown http://wrvo.org/post/state-funding-seekers-get-questions-answered-forum-watertown <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The North Country Regional Economic Development Council is preparing for an influx of funding applications this July. Regional councils are part of Governor Andrew Cuomo&#39;s plan to distribute economic development aid throughout the state using a community-based, bottom-up approach to building New York&#39;s economy. A&nbsp;public forum was held by the council in Watertown last night.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 03:12:57 +0000 Joanna Richards 20837 at http://wrvo.org