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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.

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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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