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DEC to seek 90-day extension on frack regs; landowners group remains ‘cautiously optimistic’

ALBANY – The Department of Environmental Conservation has filed the paperwork necessary to extend today’s deadline for releasing New York’s controversial shale-gas drilling re... read more...


Supervisors to finalize 2013 county budget today

NORWICH – The 2013 Chenango County government spending plan should be in place today as members of the board of supervisors convened to cast their votes at a special budget me... read more...


County budget hearing tonight

NORWICH – A public hearing of the Chenango County 2013 draft budget has been set for 7 tonight in the supervisors’ chambers in the County Office Building in Norwich. The tenta... read more...


Emkey plans gas pipeline

NORWICH – A Pennsylvania-based company that purchased right-of-way assets from Norse Energy, Inc. earlier this year is planning to build a 75-mile pipeline in New York from th... read more...


Controversial gas lease provision for companies invalidated

NORWICH – Good news came last week to lease holders locked into older, low-paying contracts with natural gas companies when a federal judge invalidated natural-gas giant Ches... read more...


Date set for comment on 2013 budget plan

NORWICH – A public hearing of the Chenango County 2013 draft budget has been set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the supervisors’ chambers in the County Office Building in Nor... read more...


Impartiality questioned about expert studying public health impacts from drilling

NORWICH – The Joint Landowners Coalition of New York is questioning whether one of the public health experts selected to review the state’s environmental study on shale gas de... read more...


New engineering consultant selected for county airport

NORTH NORWICH – Chenango County has contracted with a new engineering consultant for planning and improvement projects at the Lt. Warren E. Eaton Airport in North Norwic... read more...


IDA secures funds to match $4.7M grant to rehabilitate railroad

NORWICH – The Chenango County IDA announced that it has secured the additional funds needed to match a $4.7 million grant they hope to receive from the U.S. Economic Dev... read more...


Mayor: Oxford’s moratorium differs from Binghamton’s failed effort

OXFORD – The Village of Oxford board believes its proposed moratorium on natural gas drilling, which is now in the 60-day comment period, would hold up in court because it fol... read more...


Oxford to hear public comments on gas drilling moratorium tonight

OXFORD – The hydraulic fracturing debate is heating up in the Village of Oxford as trustees settle in tonight at a public hearing on a one-year moratorium on shale gas drilli... read more...


Committee meets to discuss courts office space needs

ORWICH – A special committee formed to study the additional office needs of New York’s Sixth Judicial District met last month with court administrators and has already receive... read more...


Chenango: Debt-free

NORWICH – Chenango County is currently one of four counties in New York that can claim to be debt-free, according to data interpreted from the state comptroller’s office... read more...


Voters countywide leaned mostly Republican

CHENANGO COUNTY – Yesterday’s race for President of the United States was just as close in Chenango County as it was nationally, but here, more voters marked their ballots for... read more...


On the Ballot

Nation President and Vice President: Barack Obama and Joe Biden - Democrat Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan - Republican Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan - Conservative Barack Obama ... read more...



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