Melissa Hale-Spencer

The new executive director of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity feels she has come full circle, using her years of experience to let innovation proceed.

Knox is considering hiring an engineer, largely to review large solar projects.

At a raucous meeting, the Knox Town Board agreed unanimously to hold a hearing on five potential new business districts, overriding a planning board recommendation.

In Altamont, Kerry Dineen, submitted the sole petition for mayor. She will be the village’s first female mayor and will serve for four years.

A Voorheesville mother raised concerns that  90 percent of Voorheesville sixth-graders have averages of 85 or higher and yet, on standardized tests, only 20 to 30 percent score in the top.

The director of transportation and facilities for the Voorheesville district told the school board about safety and health problems with the bus garage and outlined a proposal to build a new one.

At a packed hearing Tuesday, twice as many New Scotland residents spoke in favor of Cynthia Elliott’s plan for a party venue as spoke against. 

For Helderberg Community Energy, the wait has been a decade long to see some Hilltown families with community renewable energy. Monolith Solar opened the area’s first community array, with some Hilltown customers, in Johnsonville last month.

People’s Action is pushing for weekly Tuesday protests across the country fighting Donald Trump’s initiatives.

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation has reclassified a landfill at the defunct Army depot in Guilderland Center. The site had been classified as a “significant threat to public health or environment” and now is classified as “properly closed," requiring “continued management.”

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