Board of Education passes $107M budget in city of Rome

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Several kids gathered in the hallway of Strough Middle School in Rome Tuesday night, looking at a list of dozens of teachers' names that have been cut to close a multi-million dollar gap in the budget.

City of Rome building one of the largest solar energy systems in the state

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The sun gives warmth, Vitamin D, even a good tan- and now it's helping the city of Rome save money.

DuRoss, Esche honored with Business Person of the Year Award

Herkimer County set to extend sales tax to pay for new jail

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer County Legislature is requesting an extension on the county's sales tax to help pay for the construction of a new jail. The state legislature will have to sign off on the measure. It will extend the 1 1/4 % sales tax that's currently in place for another 2 years. 1/4 of a percent will go specifically to funding the construction of a new jail.