Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Hoosick Town Board Action

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Town Continues To Invest In The Pool by Alex Brooks Phil Koziol of LaBerge Engineering was on hand at the Hoosick Town Board meeting to talk with the Board about awarding a contract for the next phase of pool renovations, which is primarily a renovation of the Bath House.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action

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Petersburgh Will Seek New Bids For Town Hall Heating System by Alex Brooks At its meeting on Thursday August 10, the Petersburgh Town Board rejected all three bids which were submitted previously and opened at a special meeting on Tuesday August 1.

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Reenactment Held At Bennington Battlefield

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by Steve Bradley Saturday and Sunday August 12 and 13 were busy in Walloomsac, NY, with an encampment and reenactment held on the very locations where they actually took place 240 years ago.

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Grafton Town Board Action

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After Several Years Of Debate, Changes To Grafton’s Camping Law Are Near By Doug La Rocque Spearheaded by David Buckley, a local law that would allow the use of camping trailers on private land, outside of an approved campground, was given its first reading at the August 14 Monday night Grafton Town Board meeting. 

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Liberty Memorial Park Dedicated

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by Steve Bradley On a beautiful Saturday morning and early afternoon, about 50 people left the Hoosick Falls Community Church, led by the Patriot Guard on motorcycles, and walked up Hill Road to St. Mary’s Cemetery at 10 am.

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Berlin Town Board Action

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Effort To Change A Portion Of The 1988 Land Use Regulations Is Still A Work In Progress By Doug La Rocque At the July Planning Board meeting, the issue of whether a public hearing is necessary for that Board to approve a minor lot line adjustment between two parties was again raised by surveyor Fred Haley.

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Rensselaer County Legislature

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The District 5 Report From Legislators Brownell And Wysocki Highlights of the August 8, legislative meeting: At our August meeting we passed a resolution in support of changes to the 2018 Farm Bill as recommended by members of the New York State Congressional Delegation to improve protections for dairy farmers.

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New Lebanon Town Board Action

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More About The Cupola by Thaddeus Flint Some cupola clarifications, and a flare-up with the Fire Department, made for a lively meeting of the Town Board in New Lebanon, on Tuesday, August 8.

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Charlie Passes

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by Steve Bradley Charlie Weeden – coach, mentor, reliable helper and confidante to young people for years, passed away on Sunday, August 13. He was 69.

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15-Year Old Captures 32nd Annual “Run For The Roses”

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By Doug La Rocque Spencer Daley of Troy was first across the finish line this past Sunday, August 13 in the yearly 5K run at Grafton Lakes State Park, in a time of 19:39, edging out Rob Van Der Kar of Averill Park by a mere two seconds.

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