Vermont State Police say a 42-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday after being shot by a police officer when he refused to drop a knife while in the lobby of the Bennington police department.
The leading Republican candidates running in New York’s 21st Congressional district race are sparring over the validity of petitions one campaign has filed for the Conservative and Independence Party primaries.
Top executives from a Chinese rail car company were back in Springfield, Massachusetts today continuing to lay the groundwork for a factory to build subway cars for the MBTA. Officials at a local college offered its school of engineering as a resource for the company.
A decision on building the $30 million factory in Springfield will be made by the end of the year, as Chanchung Railway Vehicles awaits word on the awarding of a contract potentially worth up to $1.5 billion to supply hundreds of new subway cars for the MBTA. Bids for the project are due by May 15th.
With high-profile casino projects in East Greenbush and Albany competing for New York’s sole casino license for the Capital Region, casino advocates from smaller communities also have high hopes.
The Howe Cave Development Corp., the organization working to establish Howe Caverns as a resort casino location received confirmation Wednesday that its $1 million application fee for a casino license has been received by New York’s gaming commission.
Chris Tague is a spokesman for the group hoping to build the resort at its location located about 40 miles from Albany...
The Pittsfield City Council unanimously approved the reestablishment of a Human Rights Commission dormant since the late 1990s.
Cecilia Rock was one of seven approved for the commission Tuesday night along with appointees city councilor Churchill Cotton and school committee member Josh Cutler. It will address complaints, conduct reviews and file reports for the city. Here’s Rock.
Wednesday marks the deadline for casino developers in New York to submit their application fees to bid for a full-scale casino license. A casino operator in Saratoga Springs is now looking to build south of the Spa City.
The Saratoga Casino and Raceway announced this week that it would abandon plans to build a full-scale casino at its location in the Spa City that is home to its harness race track and VLT games.
The announcement came just one day before casino operators in New York were due to submit a $1 million application fee to the state.