Sean Mulkerrin

On July 18, Altamont trustees were presented with the early findings of a feasibility study commissioned some time last year to look at the possibility of a new, stand-alone Altamont firehouse. 

The voluntary and anonymous survey was performed during Voorheesville’s school budget and board elections, and sheds light on voter demographics, voters’ motivations, and concerns related to the recent vote. 

Voorheesville School Board members had been deliberating since at least November as to whether they should allow BusPatrol the opportunity to affix cameras to the outside of district buses to catch violators who pass a stopped bus with its stop arm extended and its red lights flashing. 

The Voorheesville School Board approved a new three-year contract with the district’s teachers’ union, including a 3-percent annual salary increase and increases to sick-day buyouts. While the union didn’t accomplish everything it wanted, the salary increases and other financial gains were seen as significant progress.

Jeremy Cramer, New Scotland’s building inspector, told The Enterprise on Tuesday that there had been evidence of renovations being done in the home, which did not have working smoke or carbon-monoxide detectors, meaning “there was no warning system for them to get out,” and that the work had been done without the proper town permits.

On June 27,  Pyramid representatives responded to a dozen prepared IDA questions.

The Guilderland IDA on June 27 received answers to a dozen questions about the project itself, Pyramid’s financial and legal issues, Crossgates Mall’s finances, and how they are all related. 

Nearly 100 members of the Clayton A. Bouton Class of 2023 graduated on June 23.

The New Scotland Planning Board on June 13 signed off on a daycare center slated for the Grove at Maple Point development and approved Meadowdale Winery’s request to shift its operation from Guilderland to the former Picard’s Grove.

 While there is still much to be done, much has been accomplished during the Clarksville Historical Society’s near-decade-long project to preserve preservation 


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