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Two More Sites In Hoosick Falls Put On State Superfund List

Two More Sites In Hoosick Falls Put On State Superfund List

by Alex Brooks

As predicted by State officials at the June 19 PFOA meeting at the Hoosick Falls Central School, two more sites in Hoosick Falls were named to the list of State Superfund sites on July 13. (more…)


Petersburgh Town Board

Water District Committee Urges Expedited Repair of Water System

by Alex Brooks

The Petersburgh Town Board meeting on July 17 began with Siegfried Krahforst, the Chairman of the Water Committee, presenting a letter to the Town Board urging a more aggressive stance on PFOA matters and greater urgency on water system repairs. (more…)


Hoosick Falls Village Board

Recent Flooding Dominates The Discussion

By Doug La Rocque

Residents of the village packed the meeting room Tuesday July 11 to hear the presentation from the engineering firm of Barton and Loguidice, hired to conduct a study of how water flowing through the village from Woods Creek, could be diverted and hopefully prevent another flooding incident like the one that occurred on July first. (more…)


Berlin Town Board

Concerns About Bills To House Animals Seized By Law Enforcement Becoming An Issue

By Doug La Rocque

Dog Control Officer Doug Goodermote brought a concern before the Thursday, July 13 meeting of the Berlin Town Board, that is becoming an issue for many towns in Eastern Rensselaer County. (more…)


NSF Awards Bennington College $300K Grant To Expand Study Of PFOA

Bennington College Faculty Members David Bond, Janet Foley, and Tim Schroeder heard on June 13 they have been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to deepen and expand the College’s response to PFOA contamination in New York and Vermont. (more…)


New Lebanon Town Board

Cupola To Be Saved…One of These Days

by Thaddeus Flint

The cupola from New Lebanon’s Union Free School building will be saved, it was reported at the Tuesday, July 11 Monthly Town Board meeting. (more…)


Stephentown Town Board

Stephentown Town Board

Celebrate Stephentown Preparations On Track, Another Public Hearing On Revisions To The Dog Law Scheduled

By Doug La Rocque
Stephentown Library President Scott Menhinick says they now have 30 different events scheduled at more than 20 locations around the town for the August celebration, deemed “a grassroots festival celebrating our vibrant rural community.”  (more…)

Wrestling Event Returns To The Rink

Wrestling Event Returns To The Rink

by Steve Bradley

Organizers Zach Taber and Shannon Roberson were very pleased with the success of the first Northeast Youth Duals: Riot At the Rink. (more…)


Grafton’s Annual Summer Festival  Takes Over The Town Park Once Again

Grafton’s Annual Summer Festival Takes Over The Town Park Once Again

By Doug La Rocque

The skies threatened a couple of times but the rain held off for the day as the Summer Festival took root in the park for the 35th time.  (more…)


Pine Sisters To Compete In Montana Marathon

Pine Sisters To Compete In Montana Marathon

by Steve Bradley

Sisters Brittany and Rachel Pine will compete this Saturday, July 22, in what is billed as the “Highest Road Marathon On Planet Earth.” (more…)


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Two More Sites In Hoosick Falls Put On State Superfund List

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