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  1. Adirondack District GFWC fall meeting heldRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Courier Standard

    The Adirondack District fall meeting of the Greater Federation of Women's Club's was held Saturday, Oct. 4, at St. John's/St. Marks Church in Canajoharie.

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  2. County legislature adopts their first budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Courier Standard

    The Montgomery County Legislature unanimously adopted a $109 million budget Tuesday featuring a 2.75 percent increase in the tax levy and a new vehicle use tax. The adopted budget is based on County Executive Matthew Ossenfort's proposal, but with several amendments to reduce the levy by .23 percent.

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  3. 88 take to the rainy streets in prove there's "No Excuse for Abuse"Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Courier Standard

    On Saturday, even the constant rain couldn't keep away the 88 people determined to walk in support of domestic violence awareness. Umbrellas up, the participants of the No Excuse for Abuse Awareness Walk made their way across the village and back to the Canajoharie Community Youth Center in the first of what may become an annual event.

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  4. Legislature weighs budget changesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Courier Standard

    Several amendments to the proposed $109 million Montgomery County budget could, if approved, reduce the tax levy by .38 percent, officials said Tuesday. The amendments were proposed by the Budget and Finance Committee in a report issued to the clerk of the legislature Tuesday.

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  5. County planners review their rolesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Courier Standard

    The function of the Montgomery County Planning Board became a question planners struggled with last Thursday as they looked over two local municipal projects referred to them for review. It was the first time projects appeared before the nine-member panel since changing from a 15-member board to reflect this year's change in county government.

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  6. Local governments to grapple with huge road salt price hikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Courier Standard

    The New York State Department of General Services has opened the bid for salt mining manufacturers, and prices have shot up an average of 27.5 percent per ton from last year. According to department spokeswoman Heather Groll, the increased cost can be attributed to stockpile shortages and a greater user demand due to last year's harsh winter weather.

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  7. Developing failed casino site could be costlyRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    To prepare for future development at the 585-acre site along Route 30 formerly targeted for a casino, it could cost Montgomery County officials millions before a shovel goes in the ground. At Thursday's Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency meeting, Director Ken Rose said he is preparing a financial budget to investigate the feasibility of developing the site.

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  8. Petition numbers get two tossed from county ballotRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Bids from two independent candidates seeking election in Montgomery County in November have been pulled from the ballot due to an incorrect number of petition signatures. The county Board of Elections said Tuesday that James Glorioso, who is running against Sheriff Michael Amato, was taken off ballot due to the lack of valid signatures.

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  9. Commissioner: Montgomery County sheriff candidates challenging each other's petitionsRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Courier Standard

    There aren't any locally contested races on next month's primary election ballots, but come November, voters will have choices between who will be Montgomery County's clerk and sheriff.

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  10. County cleaning up after another stormRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Montgomery County residents went to bed Thursday night under a state of emergency as flood waters made their return to the Mohawk Valley.

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  11. Officials question casino failureRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Less than a week after Montgomery County lost its chance at becoming a potential site for one of four casinos in the capital region, officials said they are moving forward in a new economic development initiative to bring revenue to the area.

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  12. No deal: County out of the casino gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The city of Amsterdam and Montgomery County were dealt a losing hand Thursday when the development team for a proposed Exit 27 casino was disqualified from the application process.

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  13. Grant will buy bulletproof vestsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Law enforcement agencies in Montgomery and Fulton counties received a combined $27,000 in grant funding Monday from the state Attorney General's office for the purchase of new bulletproof vests.

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  14. New rules are proposed for train cargoRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The U.S Department of Transportation proposed new rules Wednesday to improve the safety of trains carrying crude oil and other hazardous materials.

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  15. Locals debate casino impactRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Courier Standard

    The debate continues over whether a potential casino at Thruway Exit 27 could provide an economic boost to the area or create more harm in the long run.

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  16. Rain dampens Fourth on the ThirdRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Courier Standard

    This year's Fourth on the Third celebration, held Thursday in Wiles Park, was a well-attended event cut short by the sudden arrival of severe thunderstorms and heavy winds, followed by hours of rain.

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  17. 'We are moving ahead' Casino plan is still a goRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Despite the state's rejection of requests to modify its casino license application, the developers of a Thruway Exit 27 proposal will not be deterred, officials confirmed Saturday.

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  18. Undersheriff making a run at the statehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Courier Standard

    On the first day of summer Saturday, Montgomery County Undersheriff Peter Vroman officially kicked off his campaign for the 111th Assembly District seat.

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  19. Clairvest: Without help, casino plan 'dead'Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Plans for a casino at Thruway Exit 27 could flat-line before the state Gaming Commission has a chance to consider granting it a license.

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  20. Public gets a look at casino proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Courier Standard

    Nicole Antonucci A rendering of the proposed Montgomery County casino site, on display at the Florida town board meeting Monday night.

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