City of Troy

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A project to redevelop the site of the former City Hall in downtown Troy took another step forward Thursday night.

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden & Clough-Harbor engineer Jan Peterson survey seawall construction from the deck of a barge on the Hudson River.
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Troy's seawall project is nearing completion, but officials say that's just the beginning of creating a vibrant waterfront community.

The door to the Troy mayor's office
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Democratic Troy Mayor Patrick Madden, independent candidate Rodney Wiltshire, and Republican Tom Reale met Wednesday night for a televised debate on Spectrum News.

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Kat Sullivan is an activist who has recently stepped back into the spotlight. Sullivan settled with the Emma Willard School in Troy in 2016 after alleging that she was sexually abused by a teacher when she was a student at the private girls’ high school in the 90s.

Officials flank NY Senator Neil Breslin at Unity House in Troy.
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Concerns over lack of an early voting site in Troy, New York have led to a push for new state legislation.

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Taxes could be going up in Troy under the mayor’s budget plan for 2020.

The door to the Troy mayor's office
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Following calls from protesters, the mayor of Troy is asking city residents to volunteer for a police oversight board.

Rodney Wiltshire, Tom Reale, Mayor Patrick Madden
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The Republican candidate for mayor of Troy has dropped out of the race, leaving only one challenger running against incumbent Democrat Patrick Madden.

An informational meeting aiming to address what's described as "a rash of violence in Lansingburgh" is scheduled for tonight in Troy.

Rodney Wiltshire, Tom Reale, Mayor Patrick Madden
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Three candidates running for mayor of Troy met Tuesday night for a debate. The discussion involved the first-term mayor, a returning rival, and a newcomer.

Messiah Cooper speaks to the Troy City Council on September 5th, 2019
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Outrage is building in the City of Troy weeks after a newspaper report unveiled new details on the city’s handling of a fatal police-civilian shooting in April 2016.

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden (file photo)
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The Democratic mayor of Troy, New York has vetoed a measure passed Thursday night by the common council as part of a move to declare Troy a sanctuary city.

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The debate over whether Troy should become a Sanctuary City could come to a head Thursday.

Troy Chief Engineering Aide Todd Dickinson gives reporters a tour of the bath house.
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Troy's municipal swimming pools have been closed going on three summers. Repairs have stalled the re-opening of the South Troy pool, but it could be open to swimmers next month.

Immigrant advocates display a banner that reads ''sanctuary everywhere." File photo.
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The debate over whether Troy should classify itself as a Sanctuary City has returned.

When it was completed the Lincoln Park pool was one of the largest municipal pools in country and a model by which all others would be judged.
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With some very hot weather this holiday week, two upstate New York cities are hoping to keep residents cool. 

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden wins the Democratic primary on June 25th, 2019
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Troy Mayor Patrick Madden won Tuesday’s Democratic primary against a two-time rival.

Leonard Hospital closed more than two decades ago, and is nowadays regarded as a danger, a nuisance and an eyesore in north Troy.
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The City of Troy is moving ahead with plans to tear down the former Leonard Hospital building in Lansingburgh.

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A Democratic mayoral primary will likely happen in Troy, as a former candidate for mayor intends to challenge incumbent Patrick Madden.

"My name is David Bissember and I'm here to announce that I'm running to be your next Troy City Counil President."
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A Troy City Councilor has kicked off a campaign for council president. 

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Local governments have been stepping up their online presence, employing technology as a tool for communicating transparency.

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Troy Mayor Patrick Madden delivered his State of the City address last night.

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Ahead of tonight's State of the City speech, Troy Mayor Patrick Madden is touting what he calls "the latest positive indicator of the city’s overall financial condition." WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Madden this afternoon.

A corner at the intersection of Central Ave. and Quail St. in Albany, NY. Crossing these streets presents a challenger for people with disabilities.
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Northeast winters can range from mild to brutal, but no matter what the weather, wear and tear on sidewalks and snowbanks at intersections can present challenges for people with disablilities.

Mayor Patrick Madden
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Troy Mayor Patrick Madden has announced he will seek a second four-year term.

Audience members hold up signs for and against a measure to declare Troy a sanctuary city at Thursday's city council meeting.
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After more than two hours of public dialogue on a resolution to declare Troy, New York a sanctuary city, the city council voted to delay action last night.

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden in his City Hall office, January 18, 2016.
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The Democratic mayor of Troy, New York is opposing a proposal to declare the community a sanctuary city.

Municipalities in our region are considering budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

For three decades, two upstate cities have celebrated the beginning of the holiday season in Victorian style.

The City of Troy is holding a community meeting tonight on the next phase of redevelopment of the One Monument Square site.

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