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NEW SCOTLAND — After completing a federally funded two-year study in November on how to develop the town’s commercial zones near the intersections of routes 85 and 85A, New Scotland has received a new $70,000 grant from the Capital District Transportation Committee to help make the recommendations into law.

HILLTOWNS — Three of five Berne-Knox-Westerlo board members voted to look into budget cuts so as not to increase the tax levy on local property owners and to offset the use of reserve funds as they develop next year’s budget.

GUILDERLAND — Michael Laster is coming home — both physically and philosophically.

Laster, who lives in Guilderland, was appointed principal of Farnsworth Middle School on Tuesday night.

He started his career as a middle-school teacher and is currently the high school principal for Greenville.