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Questions And Answers In Grafton

March 25, 2011 2 Comments 

by Kieron Kramer When about fifty people show up at a Town Board meeting, something is definitely afoot. Such was the case on Thursday, March 17, when the Grafton Town Board met for its regular meeting which had been rescheduled from March 10. Most of the people in attendance were there to go on the […]

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BCSD Contemplates Cuts To Eliminate Tax Levy Increase

March 25, 2011 6 Comments 

by Thaddeus Flint The runaway train that is the Berlin Central School District budget continued its journey this Tuesday towards its unknown fate. Last week we saw its passengers, the School Board and the Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian Howard, agreeing that the way things were now they were heading towards disaster – disaster being an […]

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HFCS Terminates Teacher

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At its meeting on Thursday, March 17, the Hoosick Falls School Board passed a motion terminating the employment of Lawrence M. Haskell, Jr. effective March 18, 2011. The District brought charges against him alleging “misconduct, insubordination, incompetence and conduct unbecoming a teacher,” and three hearings were held before Hearing Officer John Trela […]

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St. Mary’s Academy Needs New Roof

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson More than 70 inches of snow has fallen in the area this winter. Seventy inches of snow that was routinely cleared off the flat roofs  of St. Mary’s Academy. “Maintenance Supervisor Jerry McAuliffe organized groups of volunteers to shovel the roof,” said Principal Maureen Daurio, “sometimes Jerry was up there day and […]

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Maple Sugaring Weekend In Berlin

March 25, 2011 1 Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint Scattered among the purple mountains of Berlin, Kent Goodermote and Todd Hewitt of Kent’s Sugar House have some 900 maple syrup taps dripping sap drop by drop by drop into long plastic tubes spider-webbing down the hillsides toward collectors sitting at the bottom. This is the first part of the journey maple […]

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Graves Disturbed At Meadowlawn Cemetery In Petersburgh

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

The gravesite of Stephen J. Gaj Jr., located in a corner of the Meadowlawn Cemetery in Petersburgh, appears to have been desecrated sometime this March.

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Stephentown Board Discusses Land Use Regs

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Two things the Stephentown Town Board is focusing on lately are reviewing and updating the land use regulations and getting started on doing something to encourage business development in the town. Upgrading The Land Use Regulations At the Board meeting Monday evening, Councilman Bill Jennings reported that plans for establishing the Land […]

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – Planning Board Front And Center

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At its March meeting, the Petersburgh Town Board agreed to a request from Planning Board Chairman Dave Miller to add a Planning Board page on to the Town web site. Miller said Planning Board Member Frank Sheldon had sent some material to Town Clerk Callie Crisp to be used to start the […]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – March 2011

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson There was a full complement of members at the Monday, March 21, meeting of the Hoosick Planning Board. At the February meeting there had been a quorum of four members, but the December minutes could not be approved because new Board Member Kevin Allard abstained from the vote since he had not […]

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Facin Joins Hoosick Falls Health Center Board

March 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

Kenneth Facin, Superintendent of Schools for the Hoosick Falls Central School District, recently joined the Hoosick Falls Health Center Board of Directors.

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