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Eastwick To Charge For Digital Subscriptions

August 26, 2011 14 Comments 

In a perfect world information should be free and universally accessible. Unfortunately, the world is not perfect, and it has come to pass, after years of providing free internet access to our content, that we must begin to charge a fee for providing this service in order to maintain the breadth and depth of our […]

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A Tale Of Two Playgrounds In Hoosick Falls

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Town castle playground, behind the Ice Kreme Kafe on Main Street and next to the basketball and tennis courts is a great playground with plenty of turrets, walkways and structures to climb, plus swings and a slide. It is a terrific place for the under 12 crowd to safely play. However, […]

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Hoosick Rescue Squad Sponsors 911 Memorial Service

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

On Sunday, September 11, the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad is sponsoring a 911 Candle Walk, Memorial Service and Open House. The public is invited to come and participate in this event, remembering that terrible tragedy ten years ago.

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Travel Advisory: Route 2 In Grafton To Be Paved

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

from the NYS DOT Motorists are advised that alternating one-way traffic controlled by flaggers will be in effect on Route 2 from Route 278 in Cropseyville to the east end of Dumbleton Road in Grafton for paving operations. The work will begin on Monday, August 29, and is expected to continue until the end of […]

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HFCS Sets Tax Rates

August 26, 2011 1 Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board approved their tax warrant for 2011 in the amount of $8,740,410. This tax levy is about $213,000 higher than last year, an increase of 2.5%. State operational aid for this school year will be about $900,000 less than last year. The School District’s budget has been reduced […]

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The Demise Of The Union Free School Building Delayed

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint The Union Free School building of New Lebanon has had its fate postponed yet once again, this time until August 31. Bids have already been solicited for the demolition of the structure by the School Board of New Lebanon. The bids were to have been opened and considered at the August 17 […]

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Berlin Town Board Action – The Rest Of The Story

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Due to space considerations some details were left out of last week’s report on the Berlin Town Board meeting of August 11. Here is the rest of the story.

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Grafton Planning Board Action – That’s The Way It is

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Marcel Forette minor subdivision discussed at length, perhaps considered by some to be discussed ad nauseam, in last month’s report on the Grafton Planning Board was very nicely resolved at this month’s Planning Board meeting on Monday, August 22, rescheduled from August 15, by using the ancient and often practiced legal […]

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Ayla Marie Graney Photo To Appear In Literary Magazine

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

A photograph by Ayla Marie Graney of Hoosick Falls was selected from among more than 5,000 submissions for publication in the 2011 edition of The Apprentice Writer literary magazine. Graney’s contribution is entitled “Lime.”

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Authentic American Fare Finds A Home In Grafton

August 26, 2011 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Sal Sorbello The J and J Café located at 2719 Route 2 in Grafton, formerly the site of Lena’s and then Rosie’s and then Chrissy’s Diner, celebrated its Grand Opening just over a month ago. In spite of the roadwork on Route 2 local residents and others continue to find ways to get […]

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