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With no new business prospects, county planners can’t prevent railroad from closing

NORWICH – Chenango County doesn’t have a leg to stand on when it comes to getting the New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad route from Chenango Forks to Sherburne back up an... read more...


County tables agreement to fund NYRI opposition

NORWICH – County leaders on Monday agreed to table a second round of local dollars requisitioned to afford legal expenses in the fight against New York Regional Interconnect, ... read more...


‘Little Shop of Horrors’ brings blood-sucking plant to Norwich stage

NORWICH – A giant, blood-sucking plant might not be the cup of tea for children under five, but Norwich High School Musical Club Director Mark Sands hopes everyone else will t... read more...


County DPW opens bids for third cell at Pharsalia landfill

PHARSALIA – Chenango County public works officials opened bids Tuesday for a third, 3-acre deep cell at the Pharsalia landfill, now in operation for 13 years. For general con... read more...


Supervisor tries to drum up ideas for county airport

NORWICH – New ideas are better than no ideas, according to Town of Norwich Supervisor David C. Law, and he has one for Chenango County’s Lt. Warren E. Eaton Airport. The two-... read more...


Homelessness on the rise in Chenango

NORWICH – There were nearly four times as many individuals presenting themselves to the Chenango County Department of Social Services as homeless in January compared to a year... read more...


County shuffles money to pay $100,000 in bills

NORWICH – Members of the Chenango County Finance Committee spent the majority of the time during their monthly meeting Thursday identifying the funding sources for two bills t... read more...


County works on hazard mitigation plan

NORWICH – About 40 representatives from most municipalities in the county turned out Tuesday night for a hazard mitigation fact-finding workshop held at the Chenango County Of... read more...


Senior Citizens Council looks for alternative funding

NORWICH – A volunteer senior citizens’ group charged, in part, with funding bus trips and other social activities for the elderly in Chenango County has found itself short on ... read more...


County has trouble soliciting local bidders

NORWICH – The inability to attract regional companies to bid on providing needed public works equipment and materials could force Chenango County to purchase those items only ... read more...


Towns want in on natural gas profits

NORWICH – The Smyrna town board has piggybacked on a resolution passed in the neighboring Town of Lebanon that calls for an enhancement tax on natural gas sales from local pro... read more...


County considers selling off surplus land

NORWICH – County officials agreed in committee this week to begin the process of selling 223 acres of surplus land it owns in the Town of Norwich. The property, located on ... read more...


2006 "busy, but trying" year for economic development

NORWICH – “Last year was busy, but trying,” said Economic Development Director Maureen Carpenter at the start of her annual report to the Chenango County Board of Supervisors ... read more...


City hoped for provision in sales tax reauthorization

NORWICH – Although two city of Norwich officials were on hand during Monday’s Chenango County Board of Supervisors meeting, neither were on the agenda and, therefore, were not... read more...


Chase Memorial commences capital campaign

NEW BERLIN – A $13 million capital building campaign is set to commence in the next few months for renovations at Chase Memorial Nursing Home, a not-for-profit long-term care ... read more...



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