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APD gets $12K more
“Lean” village budget keeps tax rate the same

By Zach Simeone

Plans dead?
Possible moratorium for big-box buildings

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND – Plans for a big-box mall in this still-rural town may have to wait.

By David S. Lewis

VOORHEESVILLE – A 10-year veteran of the school board is stepping down.

Thomas McKenna announced that he would not be running for re-election at the Voorheesville board’s regular meeting on Monday. 

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND — The Korean Conflict, which raged from 1950 to 1953, is known in China as the War to Resist America and Aid Korea.  In South Korea, it is known as the Fatherland Liberation War. 

‘What’s going on?’
More special-needs students at BKW

BERNE — On Monday, Kimberly LaBelle, Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s assistant superintendent for elementary and special education, outlined the school’s program for disabled students.

1.95-percent tax-levy increase
BKW board adopts $20.5M budget

WESTERLO — In a unanimous decision, the Westerlo Town Board last week appointed Susan Walter, a Democrat, to the town board. 

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND – While the Bender melon farm sits in limbo, the town’s supervisor supports a building moratorium as developers try to close on the 179-acre property.

By David S. Lewis

NEW SCOTLAND Five parents spoke to voice their support for sixth-grade science teacher John Curran.

WESTERLO — On Tuesday, Leonard Laub, the chairman of the town’s planning board, sent a letter to the town’s supervisor asking that the town board not schedule a public hearing to remove him from office. 

Going out for a few of my favorite things
BKW climbs ev’ry mountain with The Sound of Music


BERNE — This weekend, the Hilltowns will be alive with The Sound of Music.

Changing the face of suburbia


Planners approve SEFCU site plan
Thomas envisions Victorian gateway to village


Over neighbors’ protests
Planners OK 4-lot subdivision on McKown Road