Melissa Hale-Spencer

“We need to be able to communicate openly and have dialogue, not angry rages, to exchange ideas," says Knox's deputy supervisor.

BERNE — After years of eking out wins, and sometimes facing budget defeats, Berne-Knox-Westerlo saw its $22.6 million budget for next year pass by a landslide on Tuesday.

School and library budgets along with a bus proposition all passed by wide margins on Tuesday.

Three candidates vying for two school board seats had a cordial exchange on Tuesday as all three of them said their top priority for the rural district with declining enrollment is a sustainable spending plan.

VOORHEESVILLE — “We are united for Albany Public Schools,” proclaimed the red T-shirts worn by many in the crowd of 80 facing the Voorheesville School Board on Monday night.

Tree work has "many safety hazards," according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.

Library trustees have briefly discussed reducing the size of their 11-member board, as often candidates are lacking, but decided 11 are necessary for committee work

Programs at the Guilderland public library have "shattered" expectations, its director ways, and electronic usage has soared while circulation of books has increased modestly.

Was Gary Wright’s representation compromised because one of his lawyers, James Long, had also represented the Albany County district attorney, David Soares?

GUILDERLAND — Incumbents Barbara Fraterrigo and Gloria Towle-Hilt are running again for the Guilderland School Board. They are joined by newcomer Teresa Gitto.

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