GENESEE COUNTY/Stafford/”We have to do this for the people who have water and want to get water, its just the way it is.”

The Stafford Town Board voted 5-0 to accept the County Water Supply Agreement which will last 40 years and give Genesee County an open ended surcharge. You can expect your water rates to immediately go up from $0.60 cents to $1.20 per 1,000 gallons, according to Town Attorney Mark Boylan …

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Stafford/Public hearing on extending Solar Farm moratorium reveals details about company’s plan

In a public hearing discussing the extension of a Solar Farm moratorium held on Monday night, Town Board members and residents learned quite a bit about Cypress Creek Renewables’ plan in the Town of Stafford. The Stafford Town Board voted 4-0 to extend a solar farm moratorium at it’s regular …

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GENESEE COUNTY/Stafford/Car collides with a tractor trailer, driver of car pronounced dead at the scene

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident that occurred at 12:25p.m. Thursday afternoon on Rt. 33 in Stafford. The accident occurred between Mill road and Caswell road. A 2004 Acura TSX, operated by Tracy B. Carpenter, 54, of Oakfield, was eastbound on Rt. 33 when the vehicle …

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GENESEE AND WYOMING COUNTIES/Flooding caused by heavy rains create headaches for many communities

The heavy rains from the last few days have caused many headaches for many WNY communities. On Sunday night, water started to fill up the road on Rt.19 from Warsaw to Wyoming. This morning Wyoming Central School closed their doors to students as NYDOT work crews cleaned up the roadway …

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STAFFORD/Community invited to a discussion on large scale solar farms with former NYS Assistant Attorney General Dennis Vacco

Former NYS Assistant Attorney General/Attorney Dennis Vacco will discuss solar contracts and laws, the legal side of large scale industrial solar plants and their impacts and risks on your farm production and future control of your farm in Stafford. The Stafford Solar Education Committee will present a video showing of …

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STAFFORD/NYSERDA Consultant talks to residents about the Universal Solar Law

The Stafford Solar Education Committee held it’s fourth presentation sessions informing citizens about what a large scale solar farm partnership means and about NYSERDA and the Universal Solar Law. The fourth session was held at the Episcopal church hall in Stafford this past Thursday night. Derek Meister, a NYSERDA Consultant, …

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