Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Major Development Plans For Hoosick Falls

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

The Future Of Dougherty’s Corner – A Million Dollar Project by Bea Peterson If enthusiasm could get a project completed in a flash, then Jeff Buell’s concept for Parsons Corner, formerly known as Dougherty’s corner, would be finished tomorrow. However, enthusiasm alone won’t get it done. On Wednesday evening Buell, President and CEO of Sequence Development, [...]

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – Transfer Station Contract Accepted

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board voted to accept Berlin’s offer and continue using the Berlin Transfer Station, pending approval of contract language for a new agreement between the towns. The monthly rental fee would be reduced from the current $1,000 per month to $700 per month, and the existing revenue-sharing arrangements would remain [...]

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Hoosick Korean War Veterans Honored

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Saturday, September 12, the community turned out to take part in a special “Welcome Home!” program for Hoosick veterans who served during the Korean Conflict. That war began in July 1950 and concluded in July 1953. Often called the “forgotten war,” it ended as a standoff, and today, as at the [...]

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Stephentown Town Board Action – Bella Bella

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Bella Terra Music Festival that drew crowds last month to Stephentown apparently did not cause as much consternation among local residents as in past years. No one showed up to complain at the Town Board meeting on Monday evening. Sue Demick did say that the noise got a bit loud at [...]

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Berlin Town Board Action – Short And Sweet

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The September Berlin Town Board meeting on Thursday, September 11, was short and sweet. It lasted one root beer barrel and one hot cinnamon candy. Berlin Town Clerk Anne Maxon provides hard candy for the meetings, and this month she included root beer barrels – the penny candy from yesteryear. They are [...]

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Grafton Planning Board Action – Cat And Mouse?

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The agenda for the Grafton Planning Board meeting on Monday, September 15, had only one item of new business on it – the “application for site plan review for RJ Valente.” And so, it seemed, RJ Valente Gravel, Inc., was beginning the long awaited site application process in front of the Grafton [...]

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A Road Well Travelled

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Tom Conklin Appreciation At GLSP

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New Lebanon’s Future Looks Bright

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint At last month’s New Lebanon Town Board meeting, Town Supervisor Mike Benson wondered aloud whether his fellow Board members weren’t “living under a rock” because they had been surprised by the sudden appearance of a museum in their Town. It turns out that there is actually quite a bit more happening in [...]

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Grafton Town Board: Minutes Not Approved, Bills Not Paid

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Grafton Town Board meeting began with a comment from Town Councilwoman Barbara Messenger about the minutes of Town Board meetings. She said they are missing minutes from earlier in the year, and the minutes that have been submitted for the last few meetings by Deputy Town Clerk Cathy Goyer she finds [...]

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