Residents of the Heldervale water district in Slingerlands asked town officials to re-examine their water rates, and to exercise care with older asbestos pipes if the Creekside housing development receives final approval. 

Both candidates support county nursing home services, approve of Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy’s goal to restrict crude-oil tanker movement through the county, and urge caution for expanded pipeline and electric transmission lines, with the safety of local residents as a primary goal.

Republicans running for town council are seeking write-in votes for the Conservative line in the primary, while also running on the Reform Party line.

Dietrich Gehrig's hobby hops farm in New Scotland has grown to 60 acres.

NEW SCOTLAND — As Peter Ten Eyck, who owns Indian Ladder Farms, waited Thursday afternoon for the State Assembly speaker to arrive at his farm, he had a clear idea of what he’d like Carl Heastie to see.

The engineer said the water system will run up-slope and through the woods from the Swift Road pump station to Route 85.

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