Richard Conti

ATVs and dirt bikes at Central & Quail, Albany.
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Unlicensed all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes have become familiar sights on downtown Albany streets. Not for long, say city officials.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan took the wraps off her proposed 2019 budget October 1.
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The Albany Common Council has passed Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s $177 million 2019 budget, but there was some opposition to extending the city's trash fee to single-family homes.

Some Albany residents are calling for the city to appoint a Complete Streets coordinator.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan introduces Chief Eric Hawkins, her choice to lead the police department.
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Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s appointee to head the Albany Police Department meets Common Council members and the public tonight at City Hall before lawmakers vote on his nomination.

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A search for a new chief to lead the city of Albany's police force is underway following three community meetings seeking citizen input.

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Fresh off the Democratic primary campaign, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan unveiled her 2018 proposed city budget this morning at City Hall.

Chief and Mayor
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The day after a shooting and two stabbings in the city of Albany, the mayor and police chief held a news conference to discuss a "crime surge."