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GUILDERLAND — Tawasentha Park now has Wi-Fi. And soon, videos of all town meetings — town board, planning board, and zoning board of appeals — will be available on the town website.

Westerlo is currently facing a decision of whether or not to construct a 120-foot cell tower in order to improve cell service in the area. But some residents are more concerned about potential health risks and the visual impact.

Some Rensselaerville residents are in the right place, with the right telephone company.

Kathi Reynolds, New Scotland

OK. Let’s all admit something together. We pay too much for our cellphones.

Guilderland students spoke to the school board about the wonders of using applications and laptops by Google, tools that are more accessible out of class and which increase the exchanges between peers and teachers.

Local school administrators weigh in on proposition No. 3 on the Nov. 4 ballot, which asks voters whether the state should use a large bond to invest in new technology used in school districts.

BERNE — Cars are parked alongside the town’s library even when the building is closed and its parking lot isn’t full. Its Wi-Fi signal is strongest there.

"Timing is everything and resources are necessary," Guilderland's assistant superintendent for business told the school board members who are enthusiastic about expanding the technology program.

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