100 years ago in The Saratogian: Sept. 17
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Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1918. A Chamber of Commerce meeting is usually an occasion for boosterism and optimism, but former state senator Edgar T. Brackett says tonight that "I had hoped sometime to hear a general discussion by this body of the question, 'What is the matter with Saratoga?'"

Speaking at the Casino, Brackett claims that "Saratoga Springs has been going down hill for the past forty-six years.

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