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Capital Region residents vote on school budgets; school boards

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. — Capital Region residents voted on their respective school district budgets and board of education members on Tuesday. Residents approved a $126,903,272 budget for the 2022-2023 school year. Three candidates were elected to the Board of Education. Unofficial results of the budget vote were 575 yes...
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[VIDEO] Sheep Escapes in Schenectady Slaughterhouse, Chase Ensues

Come baaaaaack!!! Imagine you're sitting in your car, somebody goes by walking a dog. No big deal. A cat runs across the street. No big deal. A couple squirrels are chasing each other. Funny, but no big deal. A SHEEP comes barreling down the road from a slaughterhouse with a woman (the butcher?) chasing after it. Yes, that's Tik Tok worthy.

Pets and Vets 5/18/22

Got a pet? We've got a vet! Actually two vets. Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Guilderland/Saratog and Dr. Kris Dallas of Ancient Arts Holistic Veterinary Services in Saratoga Springs join us to tackle your pet questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. To join the conversation, give...

Stop! Think Twice Before Killing These Beneficial Weeds!

If there was an official plant for the month of May here in Massachusetts, it would surely be the dandelion. Whether you’re in Pittsfield, Sheffield, Adams or Savoy, this ubiquitous weed is EVERYWHERE. That said, think twice before getting out the herbicide, because dandelions are actually useful weeds and good for the environment!

Still Wary Of COVID? Here Are 10 Berkshire Restaurants That Offer Outdoor Dining

Massachusetts is currently experiencing another wave of COVID infections even after experts were thinking that Spring's warmer weather would quell another surge. Please do not take this post the wrong way, I am in NO WAY saying that eating indoors is unsafe or a virus super spreader. I am just saying transmission of COVID is less likely outdoors and if you are still wary about getting infected, eating outside may be a nice option to enjoy yourself and/or support a local establishment.

Pittsfield Annual Fishing Derby Being Held at Wild Acres

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Conservation Commission, in collaboration with Lyon Aviation, will sponsor a free fishing derby for youth 14 and under Saturday, May 21, at the Wild Acres Conservation Area. The event is rain or shine. The derby will be held 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The accessible...

Weekend Outlook: Farmers' Markets, Polish Dinners

Berkshire County will be offering a variety of indoor and outdoor events this warm cloudy weekends including a dance party, comedy night, festivals, play reading, and museum activities. Williamstown Farmers Market. Spring Street, Williamstown. A sure sign of warmer days ahead is the opening of local farmers' markets. Williamstown's opens...