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CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority is again facing a multimillion-dollar gap between costs and revenues as it prepares its 2015-16 operating budget.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino turns focus back to expansion

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Disappointment came twofold and in quick succession for the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway during Wednesday’s announcement of the locations awarded the first state casino licenses.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga council flushes water connection fee

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
City officials have eliminated a connection fee imposed on builders looking to hook into the city’s water system, despite an ongoing state review of lucrative waivers granted to several large projects over the past five years.
 
MALTA

Malta committee: Keep Route 67 zoning ‘rural’

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A town committee is recommending keeping Malta’s zoning rural on Route 67 east of Round Lake, despite increased traffic.
 
ALBANY

Feds ask to seize money from alleged Saratoga grow house

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Federal authorities are trying to confiscate nearly $28,000 found during a July raid on an alleged Saratoga Springs marijuana growing operation.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville site taken off Superfund list

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A former utility site on Central Avenue has been removed from the state’s Superfund list after a cleanup project, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Tuesday.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Stewart’s opens new shop near Clifton Park center

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A new Stewart’s Shop opened Wednesday at 418 Clifton Park Center Road, opposite the Clifton Park Center mall.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Lawyer asks state to take Ballston Spa fatal Taser case

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A lawyer representing the estate of the Ballston Spa man who died after a confrontation with six police officers is asking the county prosecutor to recuse her office from the case and have the state attorney general conduct an investigation.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors agree on privatized recycling

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
People who use Saratoga County's five recycling centers will see them converted to unseparated collection starting in late winter or early spring.
 
STILLWATER

Slingerlands woman allegedly poisoned cookies

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
A 72-year-old Slingerlands woman is accused of mailing cookies laced with mouse poison and a laxative to someone in Stillwater.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino sheds event center plan

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has abandoned plans for a controversial 24,000-square-foot, 2,000-seat event center as part of its planned expansion in an effort to garner support for the project among city officials.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Shots pelt Ellis Medicine center in Clifton Park

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Someone fired at least 10 shots at Ellis Medicine’s urgent care center in Clifton Park early Sunday morning, but no one at the medical facility even noticed until Monday, authorities say.
 
WILTON

Man accused of exposing himself at Wilton Lowes

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office says tips from the public helped lead to the arrest Monday of a man accused of exposing himself in a building supply store.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga: School board president says he was ousted

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Former Saratoga Springs Board of Education President Ernest Gailor claims he was forced out of his position after he raised questions about how Superintendent Michael Piccirillo runs district affairs.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga to spend $39K on Collamer suit

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Saratoga Springs officials will pay a private law firm at least $39,000 to answer a lawsuit filed against them by three former commissioners over last summer’s sale of the Collamer lot on Broadway.
 
 

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