Officials say bevy of extensions too cumbersome
Officials in the Town of Ballston are hoping to make managing the town’s water system less complicated and more equitable by consolidating extensions.
Former Topper Pontiac to replace Saratoga Hospital offices
Saratoga County Mental Health programming will soon be moving into a new home in Saratoga Springs.
New dog spa caters to the decadent desires of pets and owners
All of the clients at the Greenfield Animal Hospital’s Spa and Salon are of the canine variety, but it’s hard to tell from the menu of treatments offered.
Fast development, changing processes increase energy demand at tech park
Luther Forest, the Malta technology park that is home to GlobalFoundries, is growing by leaps and bounds, so much so that officials say the power capacity there will need to be doubled.
Village, fair officials reach an agreement for growing even
Officials from the Village of Ballston Spa and the Saratoga County Fair say a new agreement to keep the fair in the village was forged in a “spirit of cooperation.”
Saratoga Springs fire, police unions organize charitable event for needy kids
The Saratoga Springs Firefighters Local 343 and the Saratoga Springs Police PBA are two unions with a long history of helping out the community.
Gillibrand pushes efforts to obtain designation for mansion and grounds
Yaddo, a 400-acre artists retreat in Saratoga Springs, is one step closer to achieving landmark status having received an official recommendation from the National Park System Advisory Board on Thursday, Nov. 29.
Clifton Park’s $5k award part of Greater Towpath Connector Project
The Town of Clifton Park has received a $5,000 matching Greenway Communities Grant for design resources to create a gateway as part of the new public access project planned for Ferry Drive.
Town Board recognizes Teamsters, negotiations on contract to begin
The Ballston Town Board on Tuesday, Dec. 4, voted to recognize the Teamsters Union as the negotiator for the Highway Department after going in to executive session to discuss the matter.
Hikers and hunters share a love of nature, but don’t always live in harmony
During certain parts of the year, the great outdoors can crowd with people seeking their natural experience in different ways. Hikers and bird watchers oftentimes use the same trails on property owned by the county or New York state, both of which allow hunting on those lands.
Changes drop tax levy hike to 1.6 percent
An updated version of the tentative Saratoga County 2013 budget presented at a Monday, Dec. 3, public hearing at the county offices lowers the proposed property tax hike.
Opponents say Malta pedestrians would have to play game of ‘Frogger’
Malta residents unhappy with plans for two roundabouts — one near an elementary school — voiced their opinions at a Monday, Dec. 3, public hearing.
$8.9M bond will cover second phase of facilities renovations
An extensive facilities upgrade plan will be going ahead after Ballston Spa School District voters approved an $8.9 million referendum to fund the second phase of renovations to multiple district buildings.
Candlelight vigil held for students killed,injured in Northway crash
Thousands from not only the Clifton Park area but from all over the Capital District flocked to a candlelight vigil at the Shenendehowa High School Athletic Field for Chris Stewart and Deanna Rivers. They lit candles, raised signs and shared stories about the students, whose lives were cut short in a weekend crash on the Northway.