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.

The village board adopted a $2.3 million budget, which will keep tax rates flat, and also expressed interest in working to get a green grant.