Village looks to restore historic canal boat as outdoor ‘museum’ piece

The Village of Stillwater may soon have a new outdoor “museum” piece to help celebrate its long, rich history with the Hudson River and Champlain Canal system. The New York Canal Corp has offered the village a retired canal buoy boat that can be refurbished and displayed in Stillwater at a location to be determined. …

Colonial Road Apartments traffic study

Creighton Manning Engineering, LLP (CM) has completed a traffic assessment for the proposed Colonial Apartments residential development located on Colonial Road in the Village of Stillwater. This evaluation is based on information provided in the “Concept Plan” dated March 18, 2019, prepared by Advance Engineering & Surveying, PLLC. Project Description The project includes construction of …

Officials gauge village’s interest in acquiring Stillwater Public Library

Officials from the Stillwater Public Library are gauging the village’s interest in acquiring their historic building as plans move forward to relocate the library at a new and larger facility across town. Instead of selling the building to a private developer, library officials told the Village Board of Trustees at its Sept. 15 meeting that …

More on Mia! Three-year-old Stillwater girl makes cookies for first responders

They say kindness is contagious. Well, if it is a lot of people are catching the bug in the Capital Region thanks to a little girl from Stillwater. Her name is Mia Villa and she is 3-years-old. For the past two months, Mia has been very busy baking chocolate chip cookies. But these aren’t for …

Author celebrates Saratoga County hometown in new book ‘Stillwater’

California-based author Mary Jo Hazard is celebrating the success of her new book, “Stillwater,” available now. Upon its release, “Stillwater” became a #1 bestseller on Amazon and is receiving positive reviews. The book is available through Amazon digitally or in paperback, and it is being carried by Northshire Books in Saratoga Springs. View entire story …

Village Farmer’s Market reopens for season

The Village of Stillwater held its Farmer’s Market reopening on Tuesday, June 2. The market will continue every Tuesday, 3-6 p.m., through October. View a Farmer’s Market Opening Photo Gallery

Village Trustees approve $1.55 million budget for 2020-21

The Stillwater Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a $1.55 million village budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, which carries no property tax increase from the current year. The village property tax rate will remain at $4.10 per $1,000 of assessed value in 2020-21. The budget vote April 14 followed an online public hearing in …

Village/SACC sponsor curbside Easter dinner for community

The Village Of Stillwater and The Stillwater Area Community Center sponsored a community-wide Curbside Complimentary Easter Dinner to more than 200 home bound residents all done through the appropriate social distancing rules. Thank you to Raylene and Mike Hammond, Justin Macfarlane, Madelyn Bryant, Pete Kolonsky, Sara Kipp and Sheila Callanan for volunteering many hours of …

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