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The Catskill Jazz Festival performed its 14th concert at the Millbrook Library on Saturday, Feb. 16. The concert, attended by more than 80 people, featured the music of late jazz great Clifford Brown. Wine, sparkling water, finger foods and sweet treats were provided by Babette’s Kitchen of Millbrook. The Catskill Jazz Festival presents three concerts at the library each winter, sponsored by the Millbrook Arts Group (MAG), open to the public and free of charge. Clifford, who died in 1956 at the age of 25, left a legacy that has not been forgotten and is still heralded by today’...

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Millbrook sets water and sewer rates for 2011-12

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MILLBROOK — At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, June 28, trustees opened the public hearing for the proposed local law regarding water and sewer rates.
The water and sewer rates have historically been set to a fixed amount, according to the village code. Millbrook Mayor Laura Hurley said the water and sewer rates have not been amended for seven years. Hurley said with the new Capital Plan in the works, it would be a waste of time and money for the village to pass local laws every time the Village Board wants to update the rate structure.

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A new store brings different cultures together in Millbrook

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MILLBROOK — La Provincia, the Spanish word for province, is the name of a new store on Franklin Avenue.
“It means little town. This is a charming little town, so it fit,” said owner Stephanie Lee.
La Provincia is a retail store with a variety of Mexican, South American and Southwestern imports and antiques. Lee said she wants to bring something unusual to Millbrook; her inspiration for the store is Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Lee grew up in Millbrook and currently lives in the town of Washington with her family.

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Millbrook Arts Group concert series: A joyous sound

MILLBROOK — The Millbrook Arts Group (MAG) has put together a program of great variety for the Summer of 2011 Sunset Concert Series at the Thorne Building bandshell, located on Franklin Avenue in the village of Millbrook.
This series, which is MAG’s signature event, is supported by the Millbrook Tribute Garden, the community,  local businesses and organizations. Bring a lawn chair (and a friend or two) and come at 7 p.m. for an evening of free, live entertainment.

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Rotary donates books

MILLBROOK — The Rotary Club of Millbrook presented a graduation gift of a book of choice to every eighth-grader in Millbrook Middle School at its graduation ceremony on June 22.  Cindie Kish, Rotarian chair of the Book Gift Program, distributed the books on stage, with each book containing a personalized label with the student’s name.   

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Happy 100th birthday, Cornell Cooperative Extension

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WASHINGTON — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) turns 100 this year. The Dutchess County Extension (CCEDCE), located in Millbrook, will host several events to celebrate the occasion this summer.
Though the cooperative marks a century of service this year, the Dutchess County Extension will be only 98.

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Natural gas: boom, disaster or both?

Part two: So what’s the problem?

MILLBROOK — A recent Google search for the term “Marcellus shale” provided, as the top two results, an Earth Justice site describing the evils of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for natural gas; then, as if to confirm the first site’s worst fears, Minuteman Spill Response, Mifflinville, Pa.

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Fire department plans for carnival and parade

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MILLBROOK — The beginning of July marks the Millbrook Fire Department’s annual carnival. The carnival will be held at the Thorne Building on Franklin Avenue from Wednesday, July 6, to Saturday, July 9, from 7 p.m. till midnight.
On Saturday the firemen’s parade starts at 6 p.m. with 26 fire companies participating from around the Dutchess County area and Connecticut.

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Millbrook honors Korean and Vietnam war soldiers

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MILLBROOK — “It pleases me to no end that America is once again paying attention to our veterans, to the price of our freedom, and that we are able to have it,” said Stan Morse, deputy mayor.

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Millbrook Rotary speaker

MILLBROOK — Bill Augerson, M.D., a member of the Millbrook Rotary Club, spoke at the club’s weekly lunch meeting on Wednesday, June 22, about his military career, focusing on his work with the original NASA Space Program. Augerson and his wife, Ginny, recently went back to Cape Canaveral for ceremonies marking 50 years of the space program.

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Summer concert series

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MILLBROOK — The Millbrook Arts Group’s (MAG) summer concert series officially began Saturday, July 2, with Big Band Sound. The first concert was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 25, with Girl Howdy, however weather conditions canceled the performance.
Regardless, the MAG concert series will run every two weeks from July until September at 7 p.m. at the Band Shell.
MAG supports local artists, and many of the groups have a presence in the Hudson Valley, said Ann Gifford, president of MAG. A number of the concert participants are Millbrook residents.

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