Special use permits open up more opportunities in town for development
In an effort to create more business opportunities, the Colonie Town Board has come up with a special use permit that officials say allows for a more “common sense” approach to development.
Planning board OKs waivers clearing the path for Colonie eatery
The Town of Colonie is on track to get a chain restaurant that serves drive-through Chinese food, a first of its kind in the area.
New currency exchange branch opens at airport
An easily accessible spot for foreign currency exchange will save international travelers time when they are trying to exchange money coming in or going out of the country.
Lawmakers seek to address safety issues, stiffen penalties
A virtual pipeline of volatile oil traveling through Albany County has local legislators scrambling to create safety nets to protect the county and its citizens in the event of an accident.
Co-op market holds event in honor of one-year anniversary
Customers who visited Honest Weight Food Co-op last weekend were treated to free food and giveaways in celebration of the store’s one-year anniversary at its new location.
Leadership Tech Valley project expands Patroon Land Farm’s growing capacity
The Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2014 formally unveiled its project Thursday, June 12, which included installing a high tunnel greenhouse and modern drip irrigation system at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York’s Patroon Land Farm
CDTA event tests the skills of its top drivers
There were plenty of cones, barrels and fancy maneuvering at a recent CDTA “roadeo,” but no bulls, horses or clowns as organizers crowned a repeat winner.
Whole Foods Market sees itself as more than just a grocery store
A grocery store known for its fresh and organic groceries will be opening its first store in the Capital District, putting more than 50 local products on its shelves and adding 227 jobs to the area.
Site to become shopping plaza following $3M in renovations
A developer has $3 million in renovations planned for the old Latham Bowlers Club on Troy Schenectady Road that has been vacant for more than a decade.
After months of renovations, Martel’s Restaurant is ready for business
After the previous operator of the Town of Colonie Golf Course clubhouse asked to break its contract, the town board made a quick decision in February to allow the only other bidder to start making changes before the golf season started.
Legislators propose shifting funds from convention center but fail to gain support
Some county legislators do not believe funneling more than $7 million annually toward Albany’s convention center and civic center is the best use of its hotel occupancy tax revenue.
The Town of Colonie has approved a consent order permitting the Colonie Landfill operator to pay a fine to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for not reporting it exceeded the action leakage rate at the landfill.
Dealership offers drivers the chance to put Land Rovers to the test
A luxury car dealership in the Capital District offers a unique opportunity to test out the off road capabilities of a vehicle that can get you from the top of a mountain to a fancy dinner in style.
No new costs for town as new cells to open in 2018 as planned
The Town of Colonie’s Solid Waste Management Facility is on track to open new cells in 2018 as planned.
Business takes part in brownfield program after contaminants found
A public comment period is scheduled for April 1-30 on plans to remove contaminates in the soil at a factory located at an electric motor repair facility at 70 Cohoes Road in Colonie.
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