Westerlo

The grant requires that some of the work to convert the stage in the auditorium at the Westerlo Town Hall into a records room be done by a woman or minority-owned business.

A group of residents and business owners from South Westerlo objected to the construction of solar arrays in town due to concerns about the safety of battery-storage systems and the effect on the vista.

Sue Hoadley, Westerlo’s library manager, has had many jobs in her life, but a love of research drew her to be a librarian. She will retire from her post this summer.

Acting Supervisor William Bichteman said he thought it was inappropriate to include Westerlo’s town seal in campaigning materials because it could be misleading. Trademarking town seals is not allowed and so the use of it by other entities is allowed.

The sheriff's office has 20 days to release information on a two-year-old fire or say why it won’t.

William Bichteman

Amie Burnside said it was nerve-wracking being the only Republican on Westerlo’s town board, but then, two years ago, another Republican joined her. Now the GOP is running for the majority.

Westerlo Town Board, Rapp

Acting Supervisor William Bichteman, when asked who would take charge of the town during a planned absence, said that he had appointed former supervisor Richard Rapp and Councilman Joseph Boone as deputy supervisors.

WESTERLO — Patricia “Pat” Ann Overbaugh Rapp “went to be with her Lord on March 10, 2019,” her family wrote in a tribute. She was 81.

The acting supervisor, William Bichteman, cannot vote on the town board but otherwise has most of the powers of town supervisor. Republican council members say they want to leave it this way until voters can choose their own supervisor in November.

Richard Rapp, who has been Westerlo’s supervisor for more than 40 years, left his post on Tuesday.

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