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MILLERTON— The Millerton Business Alliance (MBA) kicked off the fall season with a packed house and a calendar of community events at a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13.

The monthly meeting was held at Montage. MBA members gave a warm welcome to Christine Sergent, the new executive director of the North East Community Center (NECC) in Millerton.

As an update on the upcoming Fall for Art event, Kathleen Dietter said it’s been advertised in the newspaper and on the radio, with postcards, with Dutchess County Tourism and through other advertising outlets. 

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Dog Days of Summer

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North East grapples with ambulance coverage issue

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NORTH EAST — Town Councilman John Midwood introduced the issue of ambulance service in the town of North East at the Town Board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9, after telling the audience about an accident he had been involved in days  earlier.
“A drunk or impaired driver hit us from behind at 100 mph,” Midwood said, explaining that he and his wife were returning home from a wedding in Pennsylvania when they were hit on a New Jersey roadway. “We were transported by ambulance in New Jersey, heading back from the wedding in Pennsylvania.

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Super summer readers

Indigo Fitch and Jake McGhee-Miller, 11, sported masks and struck a pose during the NorthEast-Millerton Library’s Hero vs. Villain Party on Saturday, Aug. 18. For full story and more photos, see Super summer reading wrap-up party brings out young heroes.

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Super summer reading wrap-up party brings out young heroes

MILLERTON — Super heroes and heroines were on guard against villains on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the NorthEast-Millerton Library as they celebrated the end of summer reading program. Participants, many of them dressed as their favorite characters, were recognized and received prizes for their accomplishments

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A new helping hand for those who need it most

MILLERTON — Sympathy and understanding come from having been there yourself — in this case as one of a family of six sleeping huddled around a kerosene heater because there was no money for electricity nor oil for heat. That was where Christine Sergent, the newly appointed director of the North East Community Center (NECC) in Millerton, spent a portion of her early years and why she now says, “This is where I was meant to be.” 

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Business Association gets established as new corporation

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MILLERTON — After considering its options for establishing the organization as a new corporation in the village of Millerton, the Millerton Business Alliance (MBA) reached its decision at a meeting on Thursday, Aug. 2. 
The monthly meeting was held at Montage and nine MBA members attended. After bringing the incorporation up for discussion, group leader Dick Hermans reported that the MBA can file as a new 501(c)4 corporation by filling out a three-page application and paying a $75 filing fee.

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This little doggy went to market

MILLERTON — Man’s best friend will be strutting his stuff at the Saturday, Aug. 25, Farmers Market in Millerton — in hopes of finding a forever family. 

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NECC hires new executive director

MILLERTON — Sympathy and understanding come from having been there yourself — in this case as one of a family of six sleeping huddled around a kerosene heater because there was no money for electricity nor oil for heat. That was where Christine Sergent, the newly appointed director of the North East Community Center (NECC), spent a portion of her early years and why she now says, “This is where I was meant to be.” 

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Open Meetings Law: Executive and attorney/client session frequency questioned

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NORTH EAST — Questions about Town Board procedures following the Open Meetings Law (OML) with regard to executive sessions and attorney/client sessions arose at a board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9. Clearly planned for public comment, a number of town residents appeared to ask board members if they are following the letter of the law when it comes to these sessions held outside of public view.

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Track rekindles puma debate

Predator is stalking small animals in New York state
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MILLERTON — A large predatory animal has been killing small animals at farms in nearby New York state. 

The worst hit so far has been Dashing Star Farm. Owner Lynn Mordas reported that three of her sheep were killed at the beginning of August. A rabbit was killed at Daisey Hill in Millerton. And there are reports that a sheep was killed at McEnroe Organic Farm, although calls to the farm seeking confirmation were not returned. 

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