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The Woodland Convenience Store and Wigwam, in the background, both closed last fall. But a new antique store recently opened and locals are hoping it will spearhead a downtown business revival. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Vacant stores challenge Lake George leaders to refocus for resurgence

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As Lake George prepares for its signature event, two of its mainstay businesses won't be around for the fun. They closed in rapid succession last fall.


The annual Blueberry Festival kicks off without the Woodland Convenience Store and the Wigwam. But it may feature the estate sale of the gas station/store that closed last fall.

Woodland's closing was followed by its neighbor, the Wigwam.

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