Thursday, March 23, 2017

Grafton Planning Board

March 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Doug La Rocque A Lot Line Adjustment Gets Its OK There were no speakers at the Public Hearing held by the Planning Board on Monday March 13, on a proposal by Mary Farrell to adjust the property line between her and land owned by Farrell Homes along Simon Road.

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Grafton Town Board Confronts Decaying Infrastructure

March 9, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque It’s been a subject brought up at various Town Board meetings for many years, but Councilman Eric Buckley told The Eastwick Press “we are seeing the results of at least 10 years of no planning and no action. 

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Grafton Sister And Brother Hear The Calling Of Service To Their Country

March 9, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Eastern Rensselaer County is replete with stories of military families over many generations – each stands out in its own way. 

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Another Honor For Grafton’s Innkeeper Elsie Risedorf

March 9, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Members of Graton’s Historical Society gathered at the Grafton Inn on Sunday to thank Elsie for her many years of service to the Town and as a member of the Society’s Board of Trustees. 

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Stephentown Historical Society

March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The Dutch Legacy In The Hudson Valley submitted by Meredith Rhindress Sam Huntington will present an illustrated program on the “Life and Legacy of New Netherlands” at the Stephentown Historical Society meeting on Sunday, March 5, at 2 pm.

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Learning Ancient Pottery Skills At The Grafton Community Library

March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Members of the Library community gathered Sunday afternoon in the basement craft room for an introduction to hand building with clay from Bianca Dupuis of Broken Mold Studio in Troy.

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Grafton Planning Board

March 2, 2017 Leave a Comment 

No Opposition To A Subdivision Proposal At Grafton Public Hearing By Doug La Rocque Back in January, County Route 85 (Madonna Lake Rd.) resident John Brown asked the Grafton Planning Board to allow him to separate 4.8 acres of his land out of his total 38-acre property. 

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Grafton’s Highway Fleet Back On The Road, But Aging Vehicles Are A Concern

February 25, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Grafton’s Highway Department trucks, pulled off the road last week because most were uninspected, are back up and running, according to Highway Superintendent Herb Hasbrouck.

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Grafton Town Board Action

February 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Most Of Grafton Town Highway Trucks Found To Be Uninspected.  Issue Dominates Town Board Meeting By Doug La Rocque During the public comment section of the Grafton Town Board meeting on Monday night February 13, Highway Department employee Jay Goyer stood up to tell the Board that most of the trucks in the Town’s fleet […]

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Post 937 Seeks Parade Participants

February 16, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The Taconic Valley American Legion Post 937 is soliciting parade marchers, military themed floats, flag carriers, decorated motorcycles, 4×4’s, horse and riders, military vehicles and armament for this year’s Memorial Day Parade. 

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