The new owner of the Old Stone Inn — built in 1773 — doesn’t want a nine-acre solar farm in his front yard. But Guilderland okayed these farms for rural areas as well as industrial areas, in its revisions to the town’s zoning code, just a few months ago.

Opinion

Household water should be tested for lead. Even low levels can affect a child’s developing brain.

Guilderland

Artifacts were hard to come by in creating an exhibit of the Altamont Free Library’s 100-year history because it moved so often. So exhibit's curator relied on text.

New Scotland

As Voorheesville Area Ambulance Service looks to close its doors on Oct. 15, the town government is requesting that Albany County Sheriff’s EMS division expand its services to a 24/7 operation to cover VAAS’s former district.

Regional

Coyotes are in our midst . The state conservation department says, even if they have been silent in Knox this summer, they are generalists and cannot be decimated. A local farmer says, “The coyote is an opportunist.”

Hilltowns

The 21-page proposal for the Helderberg Earth and Sky Observatory came with preliminary drawings of a double-domed building housing two telescopes and a “large wrap-around observation deck.”

Sports

A woman who gave her whole hearted support to female athletics at Berne-Knox-Westerlo is to be honored posthumously at the second annual induction ceremony of the BKW High School Athletic Hall of Fame next Thursday.