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Sylvester’s Wife Has An Episode

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Monday, June 13: Today I went to Lebanon with my covered wagon and carried Mother Holcomb to brother Samuel Beers’ on a visit and left her. My daughter Angeline and my two sons went with me and I carried a grist of rye and got ground to Bown’s Mill. This day I am 45 years […]

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Fish Farming And Hydroponic Lettuce Production Coming To Former Seagroatt’s Site In Berlin

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Perhaps the best economic news for Berlin and the Taconic Valley in years was laid out before the Berlin Planning Board following their regular session last Thursday night.  Michael Pasternak, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Aqua Farms Enterprises and three associates presented their plans for the former Seagroatt property on Route […]

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Pedestrian Killed By Drunk Driver On River Street In Hoosick Falls

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter On Saturday night, October 24, tragedy struck Hoosick Falls. Kyle Redden, a 22 year-old resident of Hoosick Falls and Class of 2011 HFCS graduate, was struck and killed by a drunk driver as he was walking home from a party. Redden was taken to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center by the Hoosick Falls […]

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Petersburgh Home Destroyed By Fire

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley A home at 103 Rabbit College Road was destroyed by fire Monday evening.

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Raiders Super Bowl Bound After 33 – 0 Win

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

A swarming defense and a powerful offense make a tough combination to beat. Just ask opponents of the undefeated, Super Bowl bound Hoosick Falls Raiders.

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Berlin Town Board Struggles To Keep Tax Increase Down In 2016 Budget

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Faced with rising costs mandated on the Town that exceed the 0.7 percent state limit on increased spending this year, the Berlin Town Board met in a workshop session Thursday October 22 to hammer out a spending plan that addresses the Town’s needs without dramatically increasing the tax burden.  What they […]

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Petersburgh Election

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Three Candidates Running For Two Town Board Seats by Alex Brooks In the election in Petersburgh, Town Justice Amy Manchester, Highway Superintendent Rob Cottrell and Tax Collector Emily Harrison were endorsed by both parties, as was Supervisor Candidate Peter Schaaphok.

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Candidates For Grafton Town Offices

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Ingrid Gundrum Candidate for Supervisor Except for four years, Ingrid is a lifelong Grafton resident who purchased the Gundrum family homestead on Stuffle Street in 2012 . She lives with her partner Andy Crandall and has recently added her grandmother Alta (“Nana”) to her household to enjoy the rural mountain lifestyle.

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Stephentown Candidate Profiles

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Larry Eckhardt Incumbent Supervisor New York State continues to be one of the most expensive places in the United States to make a home, raise a family and conduct business. We must work together in educating our elected representatives and bureaucrats at the county, state and federal levels of government on how their mandates, hidden […]

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New Lebanon Election

October 29, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Many Positions Contested compiled by Thaddeus Flint Election day is this coming Tuesday and New Lebanon’s races are shaping up for a showdown with the current Town Clerk seeking to upset the Town Supervisor, two political new-comers vying for the Town Clerk’s position, and a long-time judge faces a new, much younger, opponent. The entire […]

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