Tax assistance program in limbo

By Derek Liebig A proposal that would have provided temporary relief from property tax payments is in limbo after a division of the Washington County Economic Opportunity Council declined last…

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School district approves tax rates

The Whitehall Board of Education approved the 2013-14 tax rates for property owners within the district and nearly everyone can expect to pay a little more on their taxes this…

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Village: Mow your lawns or we will

The village is begrudgingly entering the landscaping business.  Frustrated by the number of unkempt lawns and property owners’ indifference toward addressing the problem, the village is moving forward with a…

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Hartford amends subdivision law

By Jaime Thomas The Hartford Town Board amended its subdivision law and landfill law at a meeting May 14. Before, contiguous pieces of land that were centrally deeded were considered…

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Town calls for minimal tax increase

Despite a projected increase in appropriations and a decrease in revenues from sources other than taxes, the Town of Whitehall has proposed a spending plan that calls for almost no…

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Hampton looking to develop agricultural plan

The Hampton planning board is in the early stages of creating a road map for the future development of farming in the community. The plan would be a resource that…

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Code violations concern officials

The village is stepping up efforts to address property maintenance violations and has asked for the assistance of local law enforcement in enforcing the junk and abandoned vehicles law. For…

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Year in Review Part II

  July 7 Village uses soft touch for property issues If your neighbors’ lawn is too long or they don’t take care of their garbage and you live in the…

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