Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Village Board Moving Toward Banning Backyard Chickens

 

by Alex Brooks

With a full complement of Trustees attending the Hoosick Falls Village Board meeting this month, they again took up the question of the new zoning law, which has been about three years in preparation and is now ready for a vote. (more…)


Not Much Interest In Berlin Property Auction

By Doug La Rocque

Though much talked about throughout the Taconic Valley, the auction of 12 pieces of property drew very little interest when it came time for the auctioneer to start his famous call. (more…)


Hoosick Falls Central School Gets Clean Audit

by Alex Brooks

Alan Walther of the Bonadio Group came to the September 15 meeting of the Hoosick Falls School Board to present the findings of his firm’s audit of the District’s finances. (more…)


Grafton Lakes State Park Goes To The Dogs,  At Least For One Day, At Bark And Brew Festival

Grafton Lakes State Park Goes To The Dogs, At Least For One Day, At Bark And Brew Festival

It just gets bigger every year it seems, the Annual Bark and Brew held Saturday September 17 at GLSP. (more…)


Environmental Attorney Working On Landfill Issue

by Alex Brooks

Petersburgh Supervisor Alan Webster said he met with the Town’s environmental attorney Kevin Young recently. He said Young is spending most of his time currently on the landfill issue, and Webster said somewhat cryptically, “He is making good progress.” (more…)


Starting On Next Year’s Budget

by David Flint

It’s budget time again and Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt at the Stephentown Town Board meeting Monday, September 19 laid out the schedule for getting it done. Requests from departments and town organizations are due this week. (more…)


Sidewalks Nixed Once Again

by Thaddeus Flint

New Lebanon’s “sidewalk to nowhere” is going just there, nowhere, after a four to one vote at last Tuesday’s Town Board meeting in favor of shelving the project and telling NYSDOT that they won’t be getting their money back. (more…)


Rensselaer County Legislature Approves Three Resolutions About The PFOA Crisis

 

By Doug La Rocque

“The PFOA issue has disrupted the lives of many residents in Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh, and these residents need some measure of relief and attention.” It was with these words that Rensselaer County Legislative Chairman Stan Brownell introduced three resolutions at last Wednesday night’s legislative meeting. (more…)


Panthers Defeat Granville, 28-13

Panthers Defeat Granville, 28-13

by Steve Bradley

Hoosick Falls (1-2) got the first win of the season in the books last Friday, September 16 when they defeated Granville (0-3) on the HFCS field. (more…)


Greywacke Meadows Banquet House Gets Grafton Planning Board Approval

By Doug La Rocque

Jane McDermott first proposed the Post and Beam structure on Dunham Road to the Grafton Planning Board back in May. Since then the project has run into several delays, mostly dealing with environmental issues such as storm water runoff, septic plans, layout of the parking lot and other design concerns. (more…)


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