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Fire At Wood Park Apartments

Fire At Wood Park Apartments

by Steve Bradley

A fire in a currently unoccupied apartment at the Wood Park Apartments in Hoosick Falls caused extensive damage to that apartment on Saturday, May 16. The fire call, which came in just after noon, reported a heavy smoke condition existed in the North end of the building.

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Petersburgh Dismisses Its Code Enforcement Officer

by Alex Brooks

The workshop meeting planned for 6:30 pm on May 18 didn’t really happen because the Board was in an executive session which started at 6 pm. They returned to the public meeting room at about 6:50 (the room was full, with every seat taken), and said they had made a determination regarding the Town Code Enforcement Officer.

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Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Rites in the Village of Hoosick Falls will begin on Monday, May 25, with the raising of the Flag by the American Legion Commander Ike Powers at Maple Grove and St. Mary’s Cemeteries. At 8 am the Flag will be raised at Wood Memorial Park with a salute by the American Legion, the Legion Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

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Berlin Town Board Action – Historical Center Gets New Sign

Berlin Town Board Action – Historical Center Gets New Sign

by Alex Brooks

Supervisor Jaeger said Dr. Young, the Berlin School District Superintendent, had expressed interest on behalf of the Berlin School District in renting the old town garage for a maintenance shop for the school buses. Supervisor Jaeger offered it for $6,000 for the year, the School to pay heat and electricity. Berlin is now waiting for the School District’s reply to their offer.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – Residents Upset About Dust From The Roads

by Alex Brooks

Although the headline news in Petersburgh is about the CEO, most of the people who came to the May meeting had something else on their minds – dust. (more…)


Stephentown Town Board Action – First Section Of Corkscrew Rail Trail Is Open

by David Flint

Business at the Stephentown Town Board meeting on the evening of Monday, May 18 was pretty routine, but Bev McClave, reporting for the Corkscrew Rail Trail Association, did have some news. After years of meetings, the Association is announcing that a section of the Trail is now open to the public. (more…)


Berlin District Budget Approved; Kaschak Elected

by Thaddeus Flint

Residents of the Berlin Central School District approved the 2015-2016 proposed school budget of $19,099,991 Tuesday by a large majority. Total votes for the budget with a tax levy increase 0.90%, were 317 Yes and 123 No.

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Grafton Fire Department Installation Banquet

Grafton Fire Department Installation Banquet

By Alex Brooks

The Graton Volunteer Fire Department held its Installation Banquet on Saturday, May 16 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. After a welcome from Master of Ceremonies Jim Goyer, the invocation was given by Paster Jason White of the Grafton Baptist Church, and a sumptuous dinner was provided by the hotel.

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New Lebanon CSD Residents Approve Budget

submitted by Erin Clary

New Lebanon Central School District residents have approved a $12,674,751 budget for the 2015-16 school year by a vote of 181 (yes) to 24 (no). This budget represents a 0.71 percent decrease in spending from the current year’s budget and will result in an estimated 0-percent tax rate increase for the fourth consecutive year.

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Village Of Hoosick Falls Board Action – To Buy Or Not To Buy

by Bea Peterson

Mayor David Borge said he had been contacted by Pall Corporation about the availability of replacement filters for the Village water plant at a discounted price. The filters had been ordered and then refused. (more…)


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Fire At Wood Park Apartments

by Steve Bradley A fire in a currently unoccupied apartment at the Wood Park Apartments... 


Petersburgh Dismisses Its Code Enforcement Officer

by Alex Brooks The workshop meeting planned for 6:30 pm on May 18 didn’t really... 


Hoosick Falls Memorial Day Parade

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Berlin District Budget Approved; Kaschak Elected

by Thaddeus Flint Residents of the Berlin Central School District approved the 2015-2016... 


New Lebanon CSD Residents Approve Budget

submitted by Erin Clary New Lebanon Central School District residents have approved... 


Lockdown At Berlin School

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