A town board meeting in Berne last week saw notifications of seasonal road closings and an arranged fee schedule for Switzkill Farm.

Work schedules have been the main obstacle in an ongoing labor dispute.

BERNE — Taylor Repscher, 20, accused last summer of stealing from the town highway garage where he worked, was sentenced Tuesday night in Berne Town Court.

The highway superintendent wants a raise. The supervisor says he can have one if he forgets about the 10-hour per day 4-day work week the highway chief has his crew work in good-weather months

Switzkill Farm in Berne was the host to the second annual Harvest Festival.

The tax rate will decrease from $4.65 percent per $1,000 of assessed valuation to $4.50,  making the effective tax rate 3 percent lower than it was in 2016.

Ted Kunker, chairman, Switzkill Farm, Berne

BERNE — This community lost a man important to its economy, its communal life, and its history when Paul Frank Giebitz died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 as the result of a tractor accident. He was 89.

Susan Hawkes-Teeter, Berne

Cheryl L. McCathran, Berne


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