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Railroad could be officially abandoned in three months

NORWICH – The county’s top economic development official told lawmakers this week that the New York Susquehanna & Western Railway planned to permanently abandon its right-of-w... read more...


Supervisors agree to plans for old jail

NORWICH – The West Park Place Office project got off the ground Monday with a unanimous vote to separate the former Chenango County Sheriff’s Office and Jail building into two... read more...


Using West Park Place buildings still “an option” for district courts

NORWICH – No options are off the table, a representative from the Sixth Judicial District court system said Wednesday during a discussion of utilizing space in the former Chen... read more...


Whatever happened to Alteren?

NORWICH – Mum’s the word where Stephen E. Stark, the one-time resort and event center developer, is concerned. Though he continues to pay taxes on about 500 acres in the Town ... read more...


County gets grant for bike path

OXFORD – Chenango County has been awarded a federal $775,000 transportation enhancement grant that will be used to build five-foot wide paved shoulders along county Route 32 f... read more...


Supervisors to vote on extending 1 percent sales tax

NORWICH – The Chenango County Board of Supervisors will vote next Monday on reauthorizing the collection of a 1 percent sales tax for another two-year period. The additional... read more...


Wintertime forces more homeless to seek help

NORWICH – The colder winter weather has pushed more people out of their temporary, if not unheated, living situations to the doors of the county’s Social Services Department, ... read more...


High end culinary store features local philanthropist’s mustard

NORWICH – Condiments originally created in Patsy Manley Smith’s kitchen on West Hill in Norwich will appear on shelves next month at one of the nation’s most exclusive culinar... read more...


Treatment Court graduates four

NORWICH – Four former substance abusers and repeat felons have successfully completed Chenango County’s Treatment Court, bringing the total number of graduates to 23 since the... read more...


Landfill smell could be sheet rock

NORWICH – Sheet rock collected at the Pharsalia landfill could be causing the foul odor about which several Preston and Pharsalia area residents have complained over the last... read more...


Public Safety Facility data backs positive performance

NORWICH – Recent data comparing New York’s county jails puts Chenango County’s new Public Safety Facility ahead of the pack when it comes to the percentage of sentenced inmate... read more...


DPW reviews 2007 projects

NORWICH – Nearly 70 miles of road and bridge work are on the docket for Chenango County’s Department of Public Works this year, and most of it to make up for lost time. Crews... read more...


County examines treatment court statistics

NORWICH – It was standing-room only during a meeting of the Chenango County Safety & Rules Committee Wednesday where a review of the county’s alternatives to incarceration pro... read more...


County to refund re-roofing fees

NORWICH – Town of Norwich residents and others who were charged fees for re-roofing projects over the last three years will be reimbursed by Chenango County, lawmakers decided... read more...


County moves ahead with jail plans

NORWICH – As planned, members of the Agriculture, Buildings and Grounds Committee got down to work Tuesday to determine the size and scope of the Chenango County Sheriff’s Off... read more...



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