Login

Regional News

WINGDALE— Joining together with Housatonic Valley Association, Harlem Valley Homestead ushered in the month of November by inviting the community to a tree-planting party on Saturday, Nov. 3.

While the morning was clouded with dark skies and a burst of rain, volunteers were determined to set up roots along the Ten Mile River — rain or shine. By the afternoon, the weather warmed up and the sun came out, casting a light on the autumn colors. Open to all ages, volunteers planted flowers and trees.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the homestead organized a tulip-planting pre...

Regional News

Register for school

STANFORDVILLE — The Pine Plains Central School District will hold pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for district children who will be 4 years of age on or before Dec. 1, 2018. 
Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 1 and 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Registration is at Cold Spring Early Learning Center, 358 Homan Road, Stanfordville.  

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Electric vehicle charging station installed in Hillsdale

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

HILLSDALE — Through the dedication of the town’s Clean Energy Committee, Hillsdale now has a fully operational electric vehicle charging station available to residents and visitors in the parking lot adjacent to Hillsdale Town Hall.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Community attends annual Wassaic Project Mill Warming

WASSAIC— Tucked away in the hamlet of Wassaic, Maxon Mills was aglow with activity as The Wassaic Project held the opening of its winter exhibition, “What We Don’t Realize When We See Things,” at the third annual Mill Warming on Saturday, Jan. 27. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Volunteers sought for town positions

editor@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — The Town Board discussed a variety of issues at its January board meeting — the first regular meeting with newly elected Councilmen Chris Kennan and Ralph Fedele. The need for volunteers was an issue that came up more than once.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Two sexual assaults, two arrestsm

NORTH EAST— Thirty-four-year-old Christopher McGhee, a resident of the town of North East, was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 20, for the sexual assault of a minor.
The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of the investigation. It took McGhee into custody on the 20th. He was charged with one count of predatory sexual assault against a child.
According to Captain John Watterson, the victim and the suspect are known to each other. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Case and Witkos: Legislators hope to avoid partisan fights in 2018

The regular season of this year’s General Assembly is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and is scheduled to end on May 9.
In interviews with The Lake-ville Journal, both state Rep. Jay Case (R-63) and state Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-8) said that their top priority this year will be the state’s budget.
In 2017, it took until the end of October for legislators to pass a budget for fiscal 2017-18, which began on July 1.
Neither Case nor Witkos foresees similar delays this year. 

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Ohler and Miner: Optimistic plans for state’s short session

Both state Sen. Craig Miner (R-30) and state Rep. Brian Ohler (R-64) said that the state budget is the top issue going into the session of the Connecticut General Assembly that starts Feb. 7.
“We’re still chasing a balanced budget,” Miner said in a phone interview Jan. 26. “The deficit is smaller than in the past, in terms of midterm adjustment. So we are getting a hold on it.”
The deficit figure most often cited is $220 million.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Mavis/Dunkin’ Donuts project goes before the ZBA

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST— Just before the new year, the North East Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) turned its attention to a request for an interpretation by the Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) regarding the redevelopment of the former Getty gas station property on Route 44 East to include a Mavis Discount Tire and Dunkin’ Donuts.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

Ford dealership changes hands: McLean Ford is now North East Ford

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — Located at 182 US-44 just outside the village of Millerton, the local Ford dealership formerly known as McLean Ford has new ownership — and a new name: North East Ford.
Previously owned and run by Dave McLean, the dealership’s contract with both McLean and Ford was under negotiation for about a year before it was purchased by Lann Rubin II last September.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.

What to wear when the air is cold

Dr. Martin Nweeia has made multiple trips to the Arctic in search of more and better information on narwhals and their extraordinary tusks. 
While he’s learned enough about these unusual whales to justify curating an exhibition at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., he’s also learned quite a lot of information that’s useful to Northwest Corner residents in this particularly cold winter. This is a man who knows how to dress for the weather. 
The priciest item he recommends for sub-zero weather is the iconic Canada Goose parka.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.