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NEW SCOTLAND — Town board members are negotiating the details of the latest incarnation of a bill that would limit the size of retail development.

NEW SCOTLAND — The ethics law that the town board unanimously adopted nearly a year ago and went into effect in January has been amended by a narrow margin.

GUILDERLAND — Rev. Jim Fitzmaurice was shocked when he walked around the back of Christ the King Church on Monday morning and saw graffiti spray painted on the church’s brick wall.

GUILDERLAND — Thomas Tipple has gone from managing $3.8 billion a year to managing $300,000.

Rescue squads funded by insurance, donations

GUILDERLAND — Guilderland has two rescue squads providing emergency services, in addition to the emergency medical technicians and paramedics that the town hires and budgets for.

GUILDERLAND — A young man arrested in Crossgates Mall last week for shoplifting had a loaded, sawed-off shotgun in his book bag, according to the Guilderland Police.

seeking 2nd term on V’ville School Board

GUILDERLAND — The landscape of Guilderland politics is shifting.

Three incumbents, one newcomer run for four school board seats

GUILDERLAND — After more than a decade of contested — sometimes hotly — school board campaigns, there will be no race in Guilderland this May.

Taxes to go up 2 percent, spending down to $21.3M

VOORHEESVILLE — The school board unanimously accepted a $21.3 million spending proposal for the next school year — a decrease of about 1.8 percent in spending from the current budget.

GUILDERLAND — Taking a cue from the Mill Hill project, a developer wants to have a residential area rezoned to multiple residence use to offer mixed-age condominiums with “affordable” prices for seniors.

Blanchette wants to start a support group for whooshers

Unanimous for $89M plan, would hike taxes 3.48%

GUILDERLAND — After two hours of proposals and counter-proposals on Tuesday night, the nine school board members adopted an $89 million spending plan for next year by unanimous vote.

GUILDERLAND — Several churches will leave the building on the weekend of April 30.