Login

Regional News

NEW YORK STATE — Dutchess County voters cast their ballots in this year’s general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at polling places throughout the Harlem Valley.

All across the county, voters visited their local polling place between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. to vote for state and county officials. Some had local elections as well. While they each had different opinions of the candidates running, they shared a similar thoughts about having their voices heard.

Millerton resident Lauren Astor said, “This is the way our voices are heard and it’s an important time...

Regional News

Wassaic Project sparks creativity at summer school

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

WEBUTUCK — With the new school year just weeks away, educators from The Wassaic Project inspired students from the Webutuck summer school program to think creatively with an art project from outer space on Wednesday, Aug. 8, through Thursday, Aug. 9.

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.

2018-19 Region One bus routes

Bus route information is provided by All-Star Transportation. If you have questions or concerns, call your school. Remind youngsters that buses can be up to 10 minutes early or late. 
The first day of school is Aug. 27. Freshman orientation for HVRHS is Aug. 24.
 
School begins in Region One on Monday, Aug. 27. All-Star would like to remind motorists and parents of some safety facts to keep children safe. 

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.

Lower Rhoda Lake fundraiser at The Pond

WEST COPAKE — “Good music, an excellent meal and a wonderful silent auction” will be the watch words of the evening starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, as members of the Lower Rhoda Lake Association (LRLA) gather at the Pond Restaurant, 711 County Road East, Ancramdale. 

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.

Dover McDonald’s under renovation

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

DOVER PLAINS — Continuing efforts to update its image, the McDonald’s in Dover Plains was shut down last month to make way for interior and exterior alterations. 
Seeking approval for the work, a building permit application was submitted to Dover Building Inspector Donn Anderson last November and approved this past February. After shutting the restaurant down at the end of July, general contractor Meridian Construction set to work on Monday, July 31.

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.

Cricket Valley Energy: Protesters picket at rush hour

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

DOVER — With motorists speeding along Route 22 in Dover, a trio of protesters stood their ground during a demonstration against Cricket Valley Energy (CVE) on Monday, Aug. 6.
Like other protests held against CVE this year, the protesters chanted their opposition to and the need to build awareness of the energy center and its potential hazards.
“We know better, we should be acting better,” said Johanna Fallert, a protester from Poughkeepsie. “It’s like we need a Manhattan Project for energy.”

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.

Skies finally clear for Jack Brown Fair

EAST CANAAN — A week of rain finally cleared off on Sunday, July 29, just in time for the annual Jack Brown Fair in East Canaan. Held at the East Canaan Congregational Church, the small fair features a  dog show, a bake sale, a raffle, hamburgers and hot dogs, working steers and the highlight of the afternoon: a dairy show.
The day started with the dairy breed show, where the day’s judge, Rick Allyn of East Canaan, compared the cattle to choose his supreme grand champion of the day. 

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.

Arts Mid-Hudson awards presented at Wassaic Project

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

WASSAIC — Arts Mid-Hudson congratulated several Dutchess County Partners in the Arts and Dutchess County Performing Arts recipients at an award reception held at The Wassaic Project on Tuesday, July 24.
The reception was held inside Maxon Mills, with a good crowd in attendance. Refreshments and a light brunch preceded the awards presentation.

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.

New York combats tick-borne illnesses through legislation

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

DUTCHESS COUNTY — With more people exploring the great outdoors this summer, residents of Dutchess County and beyond have been advised by New York state officials how to prevent tick bites to reduce the spread of Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses.

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.

Vacations for pets at Pooch Palace Resort

EAST CANAAN — At the front door of the Pooch Palace Resort in East Canaan visitors are greeted by a Pomeranian named Penelope, who has her spacious wooden playpen at the entry.
Since its opening on May 30, Pooch Palace owner Charlene Martel said, the business has been steadily growing on the strength of word-of-mouth publicity. It’s easy to find: The extensively renovated former motel now sports a striking paint job depicting a canine mural.  
The larger-than-life pooches are the creation of muralists Corey Pane and Reo Derusso.

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.

$125,000 grant secured for Hawthorne Valley Farm

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com

COLUMBIA COUNTY — Through the efforts of New York State Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-106) and her office, Hawthorne Valley Farm was presented with a $125,000 state grant this May to help the farm obtain a new yogurt filler machine.

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.