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The Town of Colonie in Albany County is selling its old back-up water supply.

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Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan has delivered her final state of the town address.

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Public officials agree that testing is the key to helping New York re-open in the wake of COVID-19.

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Democratic Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan gave an optimistic State of the Town address this morning.

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Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan has released her 2020 budget proposal.

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As Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan seeks a seventh two-year term, long-time town resident George Scaringe is mounting a challenge. 

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Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan delivered her State of the Town address Tuesday morning before the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber. She'll give the speech again before the Town Board on Thursday.

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The Colonie, New York budget is now on the books. The spending plan was passed last night.

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Budget season is ramping up. Here's a look at three in-the-works spending plans.

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Fire departments across New York will open their doors this weekend for a statewide recruiting effort.

The site of the first U.S. settlement of the Shaker Christian sect and a crumbling Erie Canal aqueduct are among some of New York's most endangered places, according to a statewide preservation group.  The Preservation League of New York State on Tuesday released its "Seven to Save" designees for 2018-2019.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing an application for an expansion of the Colonie Landfill. But officials from neighboring communities and environmental advocates say more research is needed before any expansion plan is approved.

Democratic incumbents Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan cruised to victories in this week's elections. Here is a peek at what comes next in local government.

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Voters in Albany County's biggest town have a choice to make on Election Day: stick with Supervisor Paula Mahan for a sixth term, or back Republican challenger Frank Mauriello. Yesterday, we heard from Democrat Paula Mahan. Today, WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas speaks with  Mauriello, the Albany County Legislature Minority Leader, who has deep roots in Colonie.

Town of Colonie Supervisor Paula Mahan
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Voters in Albany County's biggest town have a choice to make on Election Day: stick with Supervisor Paula Mahan for a sixth term, or back Republican challenger Frank Mauriello of the County Legislature. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Mahan, a Democrat who has been in office for a decade.

The training center streetscape resembles a Hollywood movie set.
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Local officials gathered Thursday at a public showing of the new "Streetscape" at the Town of Colonie's Municipal Training Center in Latham.