New Scotland

Last Saturday, August 20, the second leg of the Hilltown Triple Crown took place in Voorheesville.

One neighborhood’s concern over dog feces has led the village to agree to post signs and bag dispensers in several Voorheesville locations.

An amendment to New Scotland’s zoning code changed the requirement of a special-use permit for agricultural activity outside of the agricultural district from those on five acres or less of property to those on seven acres or less.

A candlelight vigil was held at Hotaling Park in Voorheesville on Aug. 11 to call for unity and peace amid recent violence across the country.

This fall, as many as seven special-needs students will be grouped in Voorheesville secondary classrooms so that they may receive help from an extra teacher while learning with their general-education classmates.

Problems with process as well as substance were raised at a public hearing Wednesday as the Voorheesville Village Board considered a change in zoning that would allow apartments on land owned by St. Matthew’s Church.

The New Salem Fire Department held their annual Punkintown Fair July 28-July 30 in New Salem.

The EMS squad had made the decision because the squad lacked the volunteers it needs to service the community.

A mixed-use development planned for the center of town proceeded as one resident told the planning board the buildings don’t fit New Scotland’s rural character.

Now, residents have water again, but a boil water advisory is in effect until testing can be completed.

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