Conservation easements on the property will limit the town's primary use to a few dozen acres among nearly 360. Town officials hope the land will be a source of jobs for residents and revenue to the town.
RENSSELAERVILLE — In his first run for elected office, Ronald “Joey” Bates, a policeman and Rensselaerville native, will have four party lines — Democratic, Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party — when residents cast their votes in November for town justice.
At 75 years, the Rensselaerville Volunteer Fire Department showed little weariness Saturday. The ceremonial moments at the all-day celebration had the air and intimacy of a family reunion that ended with music and fireworks.