Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Front Page

Hoosick Town Board Action

Town Continues To Invest In The Pool

by Alex Brooks

Phil Koziol of LaBerge Engineering was on hand at the Hoosick Town Board meeting to talk with the Board about awarding a contract for the next phase of pool renovations, which is primarily a renovation of the Bath House. (more…)


Petersburgh Town Board Action

Petersburgh Will Seek New Bids For Town Hall Heating System

by Alex Brooks
At its meeting on Thursday August 10, the Petersburgh Town Board rejected all three bids which were submitted previously and opened at a special meeting on Tuesday August 1. (more…)

Reenactment Held At Bennington Battlefield

Reenactment Held At Bennington Battlefield

by Steve Bradley

Saturday and Sunday August 12 and 13 were busy in Walloomsac, NY, with an encampment and reenactment held on the very locations where they actually took place 240 years ago. (more…)

Grafton Town Board Action

After Several Years Of Debate, Changes To Grafton’s Camping Law Are Near

By Doug La Rocque

Spearheaded by David Buckley, a local law that would allow the use of camping trailers on private land, outside of an approved campground, was given its first reading at the August 14 Monday night Grafton Town Board meeting.  (more…)


Liberty Memorial Park Dedicated

Liberty Memorial Park Dedicated

by Steve Bradley

On a beautiful Saturday morning and early afternoon, about 50 people left the Hoosick Falls Community Church, led by the Patriot Guard on motorcycles, and walked up Hill Road to St. Mary’s Cemetery at 10 am. (more…)


Berlin Town Board Action

Effort To Change A Portion Of The 1988 Land Use Regulations Is Still A Work In Progress

By Doug La Rocque

At the July Planning Board meeting, the issue of whether a public hearing is necessary for that Board to approve a minor lot line adjustment between two parties was again raised by surveyor Fred Haley. (more…)


Rensselaer County Legislature

The District 5 Report From Legislators Brownell And Wysocki

Highlights of the August 8, legislative meeting:

At our August meeting we passed a resolution in support of changes to the 2018 Farm Bill as recommended by members of the New York State Congressional Delegation to improve protections for dairy farmers. (more…)


New Lebanon Town Board Action

New Lebanon Town Board Action

More About The Cupola
by Thaddeus Flint
Some cupola clarifications, and a flare-up with the Fire Department, made for a lively meeting of the Town Board in New Lebanon, on Tuesday, August 8. (more…)

Charlie Passes

Charlie Passes

by Steve Bradley

Charlie Weeden – coach, mentor, reliable helper and confidante to young people for years, passed away on Sunday, August 13. He was 69. (more…)


15-Year Old Captures 32nd Annual “Run For The Roses”

15-Year Old Captures 32nd Annual “Run For The Roses”

By Doug La Rocque

Spencer Daley of Troy was first across the finish line this past Sunday, August 13 in the yearly 5K run at Grafton Lakes State Park, in a time of 19:39, edging out Rob Van Der Kar of Averill Park by a mere two seconds. (more…)


More Posts From Front Page

Local News

Hoosick Town Board Action

Town Continues To Invest In The Pool by Alex Brooks Phil Koziol of LaBerge Engineering... 


Petersburgh Town Board Action

Petersburgh Will Seek New Bids For Town Hall Heating System by Alex Brooks At... 


Reenactment Held At Bennington Battlefield

by Steve Bradley Saturday and Sunday August 12 and 13 were busy in Walloomsac,... 


More Posts From Local News

School News

Berlin High School Fall Sports Practice Schedule

 Berlin’s Athletic Director Josh Weaver has announced that practice for Varsity... 


Berlin Middle/Senior High School HONOR ROLL

Berlin Middle/Senior High School announces the names of Principal’s List,... 


Berlin School District Board of Education

Sports Issues Dominate The Evening By Doug La Rocque The Board’s annual organizational... 


More Posts From School News