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Saratoga Springs council seeks new ideas for parking deck

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City Council is open to new ideas for how to build a large parking garage on the High Rock Avenue site where the City Center wants to build one.
 
Spa City council to consider noise ordinance
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Spa City council to consider noise ordinance

Monday, July 27, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City Council will consider a new ordinance that would quiet morning construction noise in the East Side neighborhood closest to the Oklahoma training track, where there have been instances of racehorses getting spooked by noisy activity.
 
Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs
MALTA

Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Anyone who is offered a local restaurant sign as a collector’s item — or sees one decorating a teenager’s man cave — should be on the alert that it might be stolen.
 
Saratoga hat contest brings out creative side
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga hat contest brings out creative side

Monday, July 27, 2015
As soon as Martin Dalhuijsen perched his hand-decorated top hat on his head, decorations began to fall off of it.
 
Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region

Monday, July 27, 2015
Plastic, paper or canvas: In grocery and retail stores across the region, efforts to promote the use of one and completely eliminate another continue.
 
Hearing Tuesday may be last on Ballston Wal-Mart
BALLSTON

Hearing Tuesday may be last on Ballston Wal-Mart

Monday, July 27, 2015

Opponents of a proposed Wal-Mart store on Route 50 in Ballston are gearing up for what is likely to be the final public hearing on the controversial project.
 
Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’

Sunday, July 26, 2015

If it seems like there’s been a lot of new construction around Saratoga Springs these days, that’s not just a summer construction boom you’re witnessing.
 
Young launches third bid for Malta supervisor’s post
MALTA

Young launches third bid for Malta supervisor’s post

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Democrat Cynthia Young, who lost the race for town supervisor two years ago by a single vote, announced Friday that she will be running for supervisor again this fall.
 
Teens accused in Saratoga Springs break-ins
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Teens accused in Saratoga Springs break-ins

Friday, July 24, 2015
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries in May near downtown Saratoga Springs, police said.
 
Saratoga scar cream partner, wife accused of theft
SARATOGA

Saratoga scar cream partner, wife accused of theft

Friday, July 24, 2015

A partner in a Saratoga Springs company that makes and sells scar creams and his wife have been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing from the business, city police said.
 
Track fans bask in opening day
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Track fans bask in opening day

Friday, July 24, 2015
You could feel it the night before, the electricity that fills the air in late July in Saratoga. It’s that one night when the city gets ready for its annual debut — the revelers show up in droves, the buskers line Broadway, the socialites and high rollers don their very best for appearance after appearance, and the staff at restaurants and bars grit their teeth and brace for another season of hard, fast work.
 
Welcome to Saratoga; welcome to the big leagues
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Welcome to Saratoga; welcome to the big leagues

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Capital Region is not New York or Boston, although our sports rooting interests often align.
 
Nostalgia, music, good eating bring people to Saratoga

Nostalgia, music, good eating bring people to Saratoga

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Alice Broderick understands the Saratoga experience. “It’s visiting and nostalgia in a beautiful horse town,” said Broderick, a manager and spokeswoman for the Olde Bryan Inn restaurant on Maple Avenue.
 
MIDDLE GROVE

Boyhaven phases out Scouts’ overnight camps

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The summer overnight Cub Scout and Webelos camping programs at Boy Scout Camp Boyhaven will end after this summer.
 
Saratoga Springs City Council feels left out of loop on track upgrades
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs City Council feels left out of loop on track upgrades

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City Council says it wants to have better communication with the New York Racing Association, particularly about the more than $100 million in improvements being planned in coming years at the historic Saratoga Race Course and the issues it could create for the city.
 
 

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