Berne-Knox-Westerlo, school board

The superintendent says that, rather than adding an administrator, the technology integration specialist is “filling an empty seat.”

The Helderberg Hilltowns are receiving millions of dollars in state funds for broadband expansion that includes wireless internet.

A Berne man set his home on fire in order to demolish the house so he could build a new one in its place.

A new administrator will work to bring new technology to the Berne-Knox-Westerlo classrooms.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo School District held assemblies last week to address any questions or anxieties students may have about school shootings, from teaching how to respond to an active shooter to addressing mental health.

Two residents who had been living at the town-owned Switzkill Farm were told to leave after code violations were found in their residence.

While the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society describes fee increases for towns it has contracts with as moderate, the Hilltowns are seeking other options for sheltering stray dogs.

The Berne highway superintendent asked the town board to address concerns with roadwork to him directly. Board members responded that they had the right to discuss these issues on their own.