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Marci Revette


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Spa City claims ambulance profit

One year after taking over, city makes $500k through ambulance service

The fire department claimed a net revenue of $500,000 for the year of service, with more than 3,000 calls through Jan. 31 of this year, an average of nine calls per day.

Group wants racing considered in casino talks

Saratoga Racing says destination of casino money must be decided

While Saratoga Springs leaders are anxious to see Saratoga Casino and Raceway chosen as one of seven permanent casino sites that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing, their main concern is protecting the horse racing industry and the revenue it brings in to the state.

Saratoga County to get $3.7M payout

Money part of five-county deal with Hudson River-Black River Regulating District

Saratoga County’s Law and Finance Committee unanimously approved the $3.7 million settlement on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and the full Board of Supervisors will vote on it Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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GloFo submits new fab plans

Chipmaker tinkering with building a second factory

GlobalFoundries submitted an amendment to its Planned Development District (PDD) in the Luther Forest Technology Campus to the town of Malta earlier this month in anticipation of the development of a second computer chip manufacturing plant.

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Paramedics seek body armor

Members of Ballston Spa ambulance squad: ‘These are different times’

The Community Emergency Corps in Ballston Spa wants body armor for its members, but raising the money isn't proving to be an easy task.

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Fire station planned for downtown Malta

Joint effort from Round Lake and Malta Ridge fire departments a response to growth

With a new addition to GlobalFoundries in the planning stages and the recent adoption of form-based code zoning for the downtown area, Malta is growing by leaps and bounds.

Southworth will run for county clerk

While petitioning for appointment, Ballston supervisor says she’ll make November run

After receiving the support of her Independence Party for an appointment to the office of Saratoga County clerk and interviewing with Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the position, Ballston Supervisor Patti Southworth says no matter the outcome on an appointment, she’ll be running for the office come November.

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City wants rail to stay

City Council passes resolution urging Ethan Allen Line be maintained

A new bi-state study of Vermont and New York by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is examining whether to keep the Ethan Allen Line that runs from Rutland, Vt. to New York City via Saratoga Springs, or cut it in favor of a line that would run through Mechanicville, and the Saratoga City Council is looking to find a way to keep the train on the track.

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Ballston couple recognized for many decades of volunteerism

The first thing one notices about Herb and Joyce Jackson is their love and affection for each other. They look laughingly into each other’s eyes. Joyce reaches out to touch her husband’s knee and Herb pulls her in for a tight hug.

Talk of bribe undercurrent in development talks

Ballston supervisor recuses herself from talks after meeting with developer, accusations fly

Tempers ran high at a Tuesday, Feb. 12, meeting of the Ballston Town Board that devolved into nearly four hours of bickering and finger pointing, highlighted by the accusations of attempted bribery by a developer.

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