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Stephentown Halloween Party

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Spray Paint Spoils Castle Walls

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by Bea Peterson According to Hoosick Falls Police Chief Robert Ashe, the Department received a Criminal Mischief report of spray paint on the Castle walls that enclose the Town Park playground on Wednesday morning, October 22.

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Petersburgh Hires A New Highway Superintendent

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by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board held a Special Meeting on Monday, October 27, to discuss re-staffing the Highway Department, which has lost its two most senior members over the last two months. Deputy Superintendent Steven Harrison resigned in late summer, and Highway Superintendent Ray Harrison resigned last week.

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Two Vie For Seat On Hoosick Town Council

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by Bea Peterson Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, and Hoosick voters are very fortunate to have a choice between two well qualified candidates running for Town Council this year. There hasn’t been a women councilperson in Hoosick in 14 years, though Marilyn Douglas was Town Supervisor for 10 of those years.

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Grafton Candidate Profiles

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compiled by Alex Brooks; photos submitted (or not) by the candidates

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Petersburgh Budget Stays Under Tax Cap

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by Alex Brooks Petersburgh held a public hearing on its 2015 budget on Monday, October 20. The budget presented will stay under the state imposed tax cap, which this year is about 1.2%. The tax levy will be a little over $9,000 higher than last year. General Fund appropriations are up by a hefty $34,500 […]

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Grafton Brings Tax Levy Increase Down To 1.56%

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by Kieron Kramer There are two ways to bring a tax levy down from a Preliminary Budget. One is to go over the budget, line by line, snipping fat here and there. The other way is to appropriate some revenue from the reserve fund. Grafton Town Supervisor Frank Higgins chose the latter and made a […]

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Grafton Town Board Action, Part Two – High Value Land Is Under Assessed

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by Kieron Kramer Due to space considerations in last week’s paper some department reports and announcements made at the Grafton Town Board meeting on Monday, October 20, were not reported. Here is the rest of the story.

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Grafton Planning Board Action – A Complaint About Dust

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by Kieron Kramer The Grafton Planning Board met on Monday, October 20, at 6:30 pm instead of the usual meeting time of 7 pm because the Town Board meeting was to meet at 7. The Town Board meeting had been moved from October 13 because of the Columbus Day holiday. According to Planning Board Chairman […]

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Seniors Take The Train

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