Sean Mulkerrin

Potentially cheaper energy rates will have to wait as municipalities deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Scotland is taking its zoning laws and placing them in one document.

        The Altamont Planning Board will next meet on May 19 to consider the proposed Stewart’s project, but the company has already responded to questions raised at the board’s April meeting. 

Although still fairly preliminary, New Scotland residents without access to high-speed broadband now have an option.  

The village of Voorheesville’s budget for next year is down but residents will see an increase in their water bills.

The Altamont Planning Board on Monday extended the public hearing on Stewart’s Shops special-use permit application and site-plan approval for its proposed Altamont Boulevard project.

After the Stewart’s project generated interest among village residents in municipal government, Altamont’s long-time zoning board chairman was not reappointed to another five-year term. 

The State Education Department recently identified 582 schools, just 13 percent of schools statewide, as “high achieving” and “high progress” — two local schools made the cut.

The Voorheesville School Board approved a $26 million spending plan for the 2020-21 school year, which comes with a 3.14-percent levy increase — if voters approve it. 

The American Red Cross of Eastern New York is asking for healthy volunteers.


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