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AMENIA — Remembrances of loved ones will once again be lighting the way on Route 22 in Amenia as the Amenia Lions Club presents its annual Memory Holiday Tree on Maplebrook School property. 

Lori Hale, club secretary, says the names of those who are being remembered will be printed in The Millerton News. The lighting will be in mid December. Although she does not know how long the Memory Tree has brightened the December sky, she says it has been there for 15 years, since she first became a member of the club. Years ago, it was located on the corner of the Four Brothers...

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Parents organize to keep Kildonan School open

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Students get the 411 on K-9s

WEBUTUCK — Students were introduced to the furry friends of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office through a K-9 demonstration on Tuesday, June 18. Organized in the Eugene Brooks Intermediate School (EBIS) gymnasium, EBIS and Webutuck Elementary School students listened as Deputy Bill McKay and Detective Jim Enkler talked about how their dogs are trained to perform in a variety of situations, whether to track a scent or to pursue and apprehend a suspect. 

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Bee Bee’s best

The Amenia Free Library kicked off its annual Summer Reading Program at Amenia Town Hall with help from local entertainer, Bee Bee the Clown, on Thursday, June 27. From magic tricks to ventriloquism, the small group of children giggled and applauded Bee Bee’s tricks, talents and antics. Before the show came to an end, each child received a magic coin to take home and Bee Bee invited the children to come forward as a group to perform a magic trick for their parents.
— Kaitlin Lyle

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Kildonan School closing due to low enrollment

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AMENIA — Just a few weeks after assuring the public that Kildonan School intends to move forward with arrangements for next year, the Kildonan School Board of Directors issued an announcement on Tuesday, June 18, to inform families of its decision to close its doors.

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Trash alternatives for Amenia residents Welsh Sanitation offers more details

AMENIA — In the June 13 edition of The Millerton News, it was stated that Welsh Sanitation Services collaborated with the Amenia Town Board to amend its contract and continue its services. The agreement between the town and Welsh Sanitation Services was originally initiated in October of 2012 with the purpose of operating and maintaining the town residential refuse and recycling center, known as the Amenia Transfer Station, in mind. 
However, due to a decline in customers and new compliance regulations, Welsh shut down the transfer station last March. 

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Possible private golfing range?: Amenia ZBA questions Smithfield Valley application, public protests

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AMENIA — The Amenia Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) posed a litany of questions and expressed concerns regarding the application Herb Allan and Monica de la Torre recently submitted to build an accessory building on a parcel of land located along Smithfield Valley Road. The discussion took place at a ZBA meeting on Monday, June 17.

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Amenia ZBA denies Kent Hollow Mine appeal

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AMENIA — After numerous discussions, revisions and public hearings over the course of a number of years, the Amenia Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted unanimously to deny the Kent Hollow Mine appeal at its meeting on Monday, June 17.

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Green thumbs up for open Dutchess County gardens tour

AMENIA — Good structure makes the garden satisfying in all seasons.
That sentiment by Maxine Paetro, owner of an English-style cottage garden that will swing open its rustic gates to the public on Saturday, June 22, during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days event, is evident throughout her lush Amenia property, Broccoli Hall.

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Wassaic Project reveals major milestone at summer benefit

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WASSAIC — Enticing visitors with the promise of an evening of great art, supportive community and an exciting announcement for the organization, The Wassaic Project welcomed the local community, its donors and art admirers to its annual summer benefit on Saturday, June 15.

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Books, bargains and baked goods at library sale

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