October 20, 2021

Behavior, federal help key to an economic rebound

January 2, 2021

Bev & Co. in Homer bustled on a recent morning with last-minute Christmas shoppers and people looking to splurge on themselves. Businesses like Bev & Co. are still working through the coronavirus pandemic, trying to […]

2 square off for Seward’s Senate seat

July 30, 2020

The race to succeed state Sen. James L. Seward pits a farmer and agriculture administrator against an Otsego County town supervisor and business owner. Jim Barber of Middleburgh will face off on the Democratic Party […]

Cortland school budget doesn’t tap savings

March 14, 2020

If it cannot find a way to reduce costs or find other revenue, the Cortland Enlarged City School District would need to raise property taxes more than $300,000 to fund a proposed $50.69 million spending […]

2 restaurant owners charged over taxes

December 13, 2019

Two Cortland restaurant owners face felony charges, accused of failing to report more than $5 million in sales — and failing pay more than $380,000 in sales tax between 2011 and 2015 from three restaurant […]

Legislators hold off decision on finance items

October 25, 2019

Following four public hearings Thursday, four resolutions related to county finances — including the 2020 budget — were pulled from the Cortland County Legislature agenda, meaning legislators will probably not consider them again until after […]

City, county tussle over tax collection fee

October 24, 2019

The city of Cortland imposed a fee on the county earlier this year for collecting county property taxes, which cost the county $123,000. In return, the county may collect that fee from city taxpayers to […]

Cortland council accepts budget proposal

October 16, 2019

Cortland’s Common Council tweaked Mayor Brian Tobin’s budget proposal, bringing it down to $21.4 million and reducing what could have been an 8% tax levy increase to 2% in a proposed budget it accepted Tuesday […]

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