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Mike Lane will officially remain in office after a tight race for his County Legislature District 14 seat against challenger Tom Corey. Lane ultimately won by eight votes, 873-865. Corey led Lane by 20 votes after election night, but after counting the absentee and affidavit ballots a couple…

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TCAT is set to receive $17.8 million in federal funding from the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a bipartisan infrastructure deal signed by President Joe Biden on Nov. 15. The $1.2 trillion bill was passed by Congress on Nov. 5. Thirteen Republicans crossed party line…

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Today, Nov. 2, is Election Day across the country. Here in Tompkins County, voters will have the chance to vote on both municipal and county officials, as well as make their voices heard on the statewide ballot questions. Here is a run-down of links and information to make your day at the po…

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The next election is slated for Nov. 2, so Ithaca Times spoke to County Legislature candidates for contested races. Not every candidate was able to be reached, so in those cases we have included bios of the candidate. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. on election day. For more informat…

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The Tompkins County Health Department is announcing two upcoming clinics for booster dosing of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. TCHD is encouraging eligible individuals to get a booster dose when they are able. Individuals with underlying conditions and those who are at increased risk of exposure to…

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A resolution supporting a physical study of addresses in Tompkins County that lack broadband internet access passed 11-3 with Legislators Mike Lane (D-Dryden), Amanda Champion (D-Ithaca), and Dan Klein (D-Danby) in opposition at the Oct. 5 meeting. This physical study replaces the currently …

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The Tompkins County Health Department announced guidance from the state's Department of Health guidance for booster dosing of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines after an initial 2-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine series. The following recommendations are for specific populations and those living or workin…

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With the census data released, redistricting is officially upon us. And with the release of the first draft of maps, we’re not much closer to knowing what the outcome will be.

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Interim Tompkins County Administrator Lisa Holmes presented her recommended 2022 Tompkins County budget on Sept. 14, totaling $194 million. The budget is recommended with a proposed 2.7% tax levy increase that would increase the property taxes for the owner of a median-priced home ($205,000)…