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The entrance to Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs has just as much character as the club itself. It’s easy to walk by the door on Phila Street. Go up the creaky wooden steps, and you’re in the same room where Bob Dylan and Sawyer Fredericks both cut their teeth.

The Saratoga Springs artist colony Yaddo has received a major gift to support a new visual arts studio.

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First Night will be returning to Saratoga Springs for its 20th year this New Year's Eve. Organized by Saratoga Arts, the celebration that draws thousands to Saratoga Springs features live music, performances, and fireworks.

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Law enforcement officials from across New York have gathered in Saratoga Springs for a week-long training session to learn leadership skills and new techniques to assist in running their local departments.

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A Homelessness Awareness Night will be held in Saratoga Springs Thursday evening.

Nearly two weeks after three Skidmore college students were struck by an alleged drunk driver, college officials are beginning conversations on campus and throughout the community on how to move on from the tragedy that killed a freshman student.

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At a crowded meeting last night in Saratoga Springs, local residents and members of the city council heard presentations on two competing designs for a downtown parking garage.

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One of the most closely watched factors in the Saratoga Springs elections Tuesday was the role of Saratoga PAC. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports that some are calling the PAC the biggest loser of the bunch.

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All incumbents seeking re-election in Saratoga Springs held on to their seats for another two-year term, including Democratic mayor Joanne Yepsen.

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It will be a busy election night in Saratoga Springs. With four contested races for City Hall and the introduction of the city's first Political Action Committee, WAMC's Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard takes a look at what's at stake.