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Hydrant flushing in Green Island and Maplewood

Hydrants will be flushed in Green Island and Maplewood on the Monday, May 21st, Tuesday, May 22nd, and Wednesday, May 23rd. A slight discoloration in the water may occur and washing of laundry is not recommended during this time. If … Continue reading

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NYS Burn Ban lifted; Chief Bourgeois stills urges caution

The New York Statewide Burn Ban ended yesterday. Chief Bourgeois still has the authority to impose a ban and has also stated that even after May 14th he will extend this ban on burning during any period in the future … Continue reading

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Street Cleaning

Street cleaning will be held in the Village on Thursday, May 17th, starting at 8am. Street cleaning is conducted like our curb-to-curb snow removal (both sides of the street at once, not even/odd) and all cars must be moved. The … Continue reading

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Green Island Wins 2018 Albany County Tap Water Taste Contest Again

Congratulations to the Green Island Water Department for being voted as First Place Winners in the 2018 Albany County Tap Water Taste Contest. They have won this honor for two of the last three years. This year’s runner up was … Continue reading

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2018 DRAFT Joint Annual Report SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges and Storm Water Management Program Plan (SWMPP)

UPDATED MAY 3, 2018: DRAFT Joint Annual Report SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges and Storm Water Management Program Plan (SWMPP) The Joint Annual Report and Storm Water Management Program Plan (SWMPP) are both for the public to read and is available at … Continue reading

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Chief Bourgeois Warns Residents of New York State Burn Ban through May 14th

Fire Chief Robert Bourgeois is alerting all residents to the current New York State burn ban which will run through May 14th. Exceptions will be made for those that are cooking on a grill provided that the flame is no … Continue reading

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Forty One Years Ago……Green Island Bridge Collapses…..National News Story

Forty one years ago, on March 15, 1977 (“The Ides of March”), the collapse of the Green Island Bridge made the national news. At about 2:25 pm that day, New York Telephone Company employees Bill McLaughlin and Larry Marinucci, Green Island … Continue reading

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National Grid Improvement Project starts March 12, 2018

National Grid will be making additional improvements to the natural gas system on the following streets in Green Island: Swan Street from George St to John St; John St from Swan St to Arch St; Arch St from James St … Continue reading

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No Snow Emergency

We are NOT declaring a snow emergency however DPW will continue to work clearing the streets and pushing back where they can over the next few days. Please move your vehicle to a cleared spot when possible so all streets … Continue reading

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Storm update – no snow emergency at this time

We are not declaring a snow emergency at this time but are monitoring the accumulation closely. DPW is working hard to keep the streets clear of snow and pushing back where they can. Please move your vehicle to a cleared … Continue reading

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