Before the trial, on March 30, Watervliet had made a settlement offer in which the 2019 assessment of the main reservoir parcel would be reduced to $6 million, the 2020 assessment would be reduced to $5 million, and the 2021 assessment would be reduced to $4 million.

Guilderland Town Planner Kenneth Kovalchik touched on issues from water and open space to updates on home-building projects in town.

The 10-second video clip shows a huge mother bear, having climbed up the porch steps, lumbering across the porch with two adolescent cubs sauntering behind her.

So far, the Guilderland school district has spent about $1.6 million out of the roughly $7.8 million it has been allocated in federal funds to deal with the pandemic.

GUILDERLAND — After gunfire in the Best Buy parking lot of Crossgates Mall on Sunday wounded a girl’s hand, Guilderland Police said on Thursday that they are trying to identify two groups involved in the gunfire exchange.

At its April 6 meeting, the Guilderland Zoning Board of Appeals passed a motion to proceed with an uncoordinated review of Bernard Radtke’s special-use permit application that would allow him to store roll-off containers, trucks, and heavy equipment at 4304 Frederick Road.

On Feb. 23, Altamont was notified that a Feb. 17 sample from its Brandle Road wellsite contained 0.59 milligrams of manganese per liter; the maximum contaminant level allowed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency is 0.3 milligrams per liter. The village then resampled on March 8 and found levels were below the maximum level, at 0.28 milligrams per liter.

Guilderland residents, at a public hearing on May 17, will have a chance to weigh in on an updated local law that would codify the current practice of notifying residents within 500 feet or 750 feet of a proposed building project.

Guilderland, with rates locked in till the end of the year, is currently paying 5.6 cents per kilowatt hour. The current rate is about twice that.

GUILDERLAND — Police say a shooting in a Crossgates Mall parking lot on Sunday afternoon “appears to be an isolated incident.”