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CARA to weigh $1 million request

Written April 15th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If the city of Albany wants three century-old houses in the Monteith Historic District rebuilt and preserved, it will have to put up a million dollars in urban-renewal aid. The issue comes up Wednesday when the advisory board of the Central Albany Revitalization Area meets.

Where the new carousel will turn

Written April 20th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

My notes say on this meeting say “yak… yak… yak,” which is shorthand for all you need to know about Wednesday’s discussion about the Albany Carousel’s request for $339,500 in urban renewal money. In the end, all but two members of the Central Albany Revitalization Area advisory board voted, as you knew they would, in favor of granting the request.

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