Friday, October 20, 2017

Eastwick Press Will Continue Under New Leadership

June 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The Eastwick Press will resume publication after its traditional July 4th break, after a brief period of reorganization. Doug La Rocque of Grafton is in the process of buying the Eastwick Press. He will be reorganizing the paper based on a new business plan, with support from many members of the community who responded to […]

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Eastwick Press May Continue

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Since I announced publicly my plans to cease publication, there has been an overwhelming outpouring of support for the paper and many have asked if there is anything that can be done to save it.

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Hoosick Falls PFOA Meeting

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Two More Superfund Sites Coming, New Sites Being Investigated by Alex Brooks A meeting was held on June 19 to report on the progress of various ongoing investigations in Hoosick Falls.

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DEC Will Require Leachate Collection System At Petersburgh/Berlin Landfill

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Quite a number of senior  officials from NYSDEC and NYSDOH showed up for a meeting on PFOA in Petersburgh on June 20. There were six DEC staff and four from the NYS Dept. of Health and four from the Rensselaer County Dept. of Health.

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Rensselaer Land Trust Hires New Executive Director To Usher In Fourth Decade Of Countywide Land Protection

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer Land Trust, one of the Capital Region’s leading land conservation organizations, announced on Monday, June 19, that Troy resident John Winter has been hired as its Executive Director.

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Swift Progress On Dollar General Store In Berlin

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The building for the new Dollar General Store is going up quickly. On Tuesday June 20, workmen were putting on the roof decking.

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Hoosick Falls School Board Action

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

HFCS PTA Recognized For Its Huge Contribution To The School by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board began its June 15 meeting by giving Appreciation Plaques to the officers of the PTA.

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Stephentown Town Board Action

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Dog Law Still Being Revised After Input From Public by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board’s June 12 public hearing on revisions to the Town’s 1993 Dog Control Law generated a lot of discussion but no consensus, according to Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt.

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Inaugural Taconic Mountain Student Water Conference Was A Successful Learning Event

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The inaugural Taconic Mountain Student Water Conference was held at Bennington College on May 19 and 20.

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New Lebanon Town Board Action

June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Historic Cupola Neglected For 5 Years The cupola from the demolished New Lebanon Union Free School, which sits forlorn and forgotten in the weeds where the historic building once stood, is now facing its own demise.

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