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December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

The Eastwick Press will resume publication on January 7, 2011. In the meantime, comments on the website will be posted in a relatively timely manner.

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Brainard Church Burns

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Fire of undetermined origin pretty much destroyed the old United Methodist Church in Brainard early Wednesday morning. Mary Morris, who lives across Route 20 from the Church, said she heard her dog barking sometime around midnight and wondered why. Later she heard more commotion outside and when she went out to see […]

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BCS Accepts Bid For Lead Stabilization Work

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Phillip Zema The District accepted a bid to complete stabilization work at the BES. The bid encompasses work to stabilize and encapsulate lead in the building’s interior, remove lead paint from its entryways and scrape the interior of at least one rescue window in each classroom.  The project will cost $274,350 and most, if […]

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Hoosick Farm Goes Solar

December 23, 2010 1 Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Friday, December 17, Beatrice Berle of Berle Farm on Beechwood Road in Hoosick welcomed Congressman-elect Chris Gibson, NYS Assemblyman Tony Jordan, Frank Murray, President and CEO, NYSERDA, Scott Collings, Rural Energy Coordinator for NY State, Rural Development Division of the US Dept. of Agriculture, Michael Stangl, Regional VP of Alteris Renewables, […]

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Fire At Saint-Gobain

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Falls Fire Chief Robert Bornt said four departments responded to a fire call at Saint-Gobain on McCaffrey St. in Hoosick Falls at 4:30 am Friday, December 17. Two calls were received, said Bornt, one from the plant and another from a cell phone stating there was a fire on the roof […]

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Major Highway Project Planned For Route 2 In Grafton

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Grafton Highway Superintendent Herb Hasbrouck and Town Supervisor Allison Kirchner reported they had received a letter from the NYS Department of Transportation informing the Town that the State will begin ditching and repairing 45 small culverts on Route 2 starting in Brunswick in the spring of 2011. Work that requires diverting traffic […]

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Achievements Recognized At HFCS School Board Meeting

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The HFCS Board of Education meeting on Thursday, December 16, began with presentation of T-shirts and certificates for students who made the Principal’s list with a quarterly average of 95 or better, then to Drama Scholars, who had an average of 90 or above and participated in drama activities and then to […]

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Stephentown Town Board Action – Dogs And Other Things

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint With the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets abdicating its responsibility to provide dog tags, issue license renewals or maintain dog licensing data, the Stephentown Town Board at their meeting on Monday passed a new Town dog licensure law to take effect as of January 1.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – About Dogs

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board meeting was primarily about dogs. The first order of business was to approve the boarding agreement with Pondviews Country Kennels, which was on the same terms as last year. It was approved without discussion. Petersburgh Dog Officer Lynne Torello-Burns is about to start on a dog enumeration for […]

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Gathering Around The Fire

December 23, 2010 Leave a Comment 

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