Marcello Iaia

ALBANY COUNTY — With the same overall tax levy as last year, the $597 million budget proposed by county Executive Daniel McCoy avoids the controversial tax increases and nursing home debates of previous years.

A split vote on the town board left hanging a bid offer for fixing a set of buildings long in need of repair. Now, the board will seek the services of an engineering firm in order to assess the cost of replacement.

A back-door entrance to the Helderberg Evangelical Lutheran Church accesses three rooms where second-hand items for the home are sold for low prices on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Shawn Duncan was arrested on a search warrant that was issued in the investigation of a Westerlo horse's killing by an arrow. This month, his case was adjourned in contemplation of dismissal.

A bill allowing schools to include a veterans' tax exemption was met with hesitation by many school boards this past year. A second one, not yet passed, is aimed at including another exemption.

Knox fire commissioners are hoping a second vote will garner enough support to sell a 14-year old tanker, with funds to be put towards a new truck.

Edward Hampton, a highway worker, is now filling in after the highway superintendent stepped down. Local party committees say Hampton and Randy Bashwinger will be on the ballot in the November election.

With a new chair on the Albany County Democratic Committee and rumblings over progressive factions being earlier shut out, Knox's town clerk stands out on the executive committee.

BERNE — Cars are parked alongside the town’s library even when the building is closed and its parking lot isn’t full. Its Wi-Fi signal is strongest there.

A revised Rensselaerville ethics law, passed unanimously, includes a more specific number of days for each step in the process of hearing and investigating a complaint. The town board voted at the same meeting to allow use of the town's car for town business, when not used for the elderly.

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