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Gansevoort Street work to cause delays

Rome Street repairs and improvements on Gansevoort Street began Monday, and work will continue through the week. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with the use of flaggers from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The work is part of the city’s 2014 cold milling and resurfacing project. Gansevoort Street from Cayuga Street to Park Drive Manor will be undergoing significant improvements. The... 4:00pm 09/16/14

City settles claim for $20,000; county eyes $30,000 payout

Rome The city and county have both agreed to a settlement with a man who claimed city police and county deputies used excessive force — including shooting him with a Taser — and falsified documents to support charges against him. The deal will cost the city $20,000 and could cost the county $30,000, according to city officials. The city’s Board of Estimate and Contract voted 5-0... 4:00pm 09/16/14

Course to focus on aquaponics

County A course on indoor growing and aquaponics, a method of raising fish and produce in one system where they help each other to thrive, will be hosted by Aqua Vita Farms Consulting on Oct. 24-26 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Whitestown. It will include all topics and activities covered in past Aqua Vita sessions, plus an update on the business and logistics of... 4:00pm 09/16/14

Utica man charged with damaging property during domestic dispute

Public Safety TOWN OF WESTERN — A Utica man is charged with damaging property during a domestic dispute on Knollwood Circle. Sheriff’s deputies said Robert B. Keith, 21, of Bleecker Street, was in an argument with his girlfriend at a residence on Knollwood Circle at 8 a.m. Saturday. During the dispute, deputies said Keith damaged property at the residence, then fled the scene. Keith was... 4:00pm 09/16/14

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