A headstone was found behind a beauty salon in Guilderland. It took half a dozen people to return it to the Westerlo cemetery where it had been missing for decades.

Members of the South Westerlo Business Association met with Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy last Thursday.

Restaurants, antique shops, and yoga studios call the hamlet of South Westerlo home. While the glory days when resorts were packed with tourists are gone, a newly formed business association hopes to stay strong.

A committee of five Westerlo residents helped led the way to put banners in the town to honor the local military heroes.

Almost a year after Cypress Creek Renewables applied to build a solar array, the Westerlo Planning Board approved the project.

The Westerlo Town Board appointed several new town officials, including a sustainability planner to the zoning board who is guiding the town in applying for a state grant.

Westerlo highway garage

A state grant could fund the majority of repairs to the Westerlo Highway Garage, a task that the town has struggled to complete due to residents’ concerns about high cost.

A Westerlo house fire began in the chimney and traveled inside the home’s walls.

Westerlo said goodbye to one of the board members and welcomed a new grant writer for the town.

Three applications for solar arrays in varying steps of the application process were reviewed at Westerlo’s planning board meeting Tuesday night, including one community solar project and two larger commercial projects.


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