barn fire

A barn fire on Hennessey Road shrouded an area in smoke beneath the Helderberg escarpment Saturday afternoon.

New Scotland is proposing a law that would govern commercial-scale solar farms, which haven’t yet been allowed in town.

Stewart’s Shops has exercised its option to buy Smith’s Tavern although the special-use permit that would allow for gas pumps has not been decided upon.

VOORHEESVILLE — The school district here is offering its students what it calls a new pathway to graduation: career and technical education, known as CTE.

Years ago, John Boyd Thacher State Park had been rumored of closing. A new visitors’ center is equipped with exhibits and activities for children in a modern building at the edge of the Helderberg escarpment.

The New Scotland Planning Board granted Cynthia Elliott a special-use permit to have 15 events per season on Brownrigg Road. The board also heard plans for a residential subdivision and for a retail center.

On May 16, school district voters will decided on a $1,171,500 Voorheesville Public Library budget for next year. The spending plan, after two years of no increase, is up slightly but still under the state’s tax levy limit.