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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County launched a Women in Government Leadership Program on Tuesday, county officials announced, sharing that the new program is intended to encourage young women to participate in local government.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Instead of New York City Ballet’s standard summer residency at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, an educational series called NYCB On and Off Stage is slated to present audiences with an intimate, up-close look at selected excerpts from the company’s repertory of ballets.

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MALTA, N.Y. — The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit with assistance from New York State Parole arrested Brendan F. Mitchell, 31, of Malta, after a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking within Saratoga County.

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Theo and his wife, Julie Fels, founded the graphic design studio, Feisty Brown, in 2017 and they focus primarily on supporting and improving corporate communications. As the creative director, Theo is passionate about understanding his clients’ corporate culture and how it translates into impactful visual communications.

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MOREAU, N.Y. — A town woman was charged with felony arson in the third degree in connection with an incident at a residence in the town.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Former nomadic tattooer Michael Ransom Backus is establishing a permanent home for his art with new business Ransom Tattoo Gallery.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This calendar is being regularly updated to reflect all event cancellations and postponements. However, it is recommended that readers contact event organizers before they attend. For the most updated version of the calendar, please visit saratogian.com.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A local business that provides recreation, health, and wellness through instruction in the martial art of Taekwondo is celebrating 20 years of operation. 

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HALFMOON, N.Y. — Recognizing the public’s pent up desire to get out and recreate, the town has taken the first steps to complete a missing piece of its Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

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GALWAY, N.Y. — The Galway Central School District Board of Education passed a resolution at a recent meeting to put forth a Capital Improvement Project for voter consideration.

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(The Center Square) – A new analysis of state budget forecasts from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that while many states expected deep revenue shortfalls, federal stimulus money is reversing their budgets into surpluses. Despite receiving a massive windfall, however, “all states face an uncertain economic future and critical decisions,” the report found.

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HALFMOON, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect overnight lane closures on the Adirondack Northway’s (Interstate 87) Twin Bridges over the Mohawk River between Albany and Saratoga counties starting April 15.

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HALFMOON, N.Y. — Recognizing the public’s pent up desire to get out and recreate, the town has taken the first steps to complete a missing piece of its Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

Editor’s Note: As more municipal boards, committees, commissions and school boards begin returning to their regular meeting schedules, it is recommended that anyone wishing to attend a meeting call town officials at the appropriate town hall, or Shen headquarters, as the date approaches (or …

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, governors and state agencies in all 50 states relied on emergency power authority to enact stay-at-home orders, mask mandates, and other restrictions on businesses and individuals. Since March 2020, 10 bills in eight states have been signed into law that are aimed at increasing legislative oversight of governors’ emergency powers. These laws were enacted in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Utah.