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MILLBROOK — The Millbrook Central School District Board of Education met on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. 

School Superintendent Philip D’Angelo gave an update on the mold situation at the two grade schools. Alden Place Elementary School students have returned to their school after the retesting and remediation were completed and approved. 

Elm Drive Elementary School students remain at Millbrook Middle School until classroom remediation and reconstruction are fully completed and clearance given. D’Angelo thanked the middle school students and...

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Breaking bread at Millbrook Middle School

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MILLBROOK — Home education isn’t completely lost thanks to businesses like the King Arthur Flour Co. Millbrook Middle School students learned the craft of baking bread on Wednesday, Nov. 9. At the high school auditorium 200 sixth- and seventh- graders gathered for a demonstration on how to bake bread from scratch as a part of King Arthur Flour Co.’s Life Skills Bread Baking Program.

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Rotary welcomes new members

MILLBROOK — Millbrook Rotary inducted five new members at a special evening meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, bringing the number of Millbrook Rotarians to 37.
Current Rotary District Governor Tansukh Dorawala put Rotary pins on the new members — Brian Fried, John Genn, Robert Gunther, Sean Jones and Juan Rodriguez.
In the tradition of Rotary, the new members represent diverse professions in the community.

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Creative teens design for fashion show

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MILLBROOK — Millbrook teens got a chance to show off their flare for fashion at the Third Annual Teen Alternative Fashion Show, hosted at the Millbrook Free Library on Nov. 10.
The library’s Great Hall was transformed into a runway with a red carpet, curtains, lights and seating for guests. Teens turned models strutted down the runway with skirts made of old neckties, an evening dress from pleated newspapers and a ball gown of black garbage bags.

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The Fountains hosts flea market

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MILLBROOK — The Fountains retirement community in Millbrook held its annual Giant Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 5, with residents selling a wide variety of items in the auditorium.
“There are residents that sell things they might have made, or miscellaneous housewares or clothing,” said Deb Slocum, executive director. “We have a resident that keeps a clothing emporium all year long. Her racks are stuffed full of clothes, which is good for anyone who likes vintage clothing.

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Bennett College update

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MILLBROOK — The Village Board continues to handle business involving the former Bennett College site, which has long caused consternation to the village of Millbrook.

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Two new policies for fire department

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MILLBROOK — The Millbrook Fire Department is working to put forth two new policies that will directly affect its members. Chief Ted Bownas from the Millbrook Fire Department presented his ideas at the Tuesday, Oct. 26, Village Board meeting.
The first is for a social media policy and the second is for a medical leave policy. Mayor Laura Hurley said that she had forwarded both policies to Village Attorney Rebecca Valk to review.

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Cheers to books, wine and food

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MILLBROOK — The Millbrook Vineyards and Winery opened its doors to host a free holiday book signing event on Saturday, Nov. 5. The event was heralded as the Sip and Sign, and it brought together 15 local authors from the Hudson Valley to sign copies of their books for attendees. The signing was complemented by wine from the Millbrook Winery and local gourmet food from The Pampered Cow.

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Candidate Profiles — Washington 2011

Name: Gary Ciferri 
Age: 66
Town:  Village of Millbrook
Years lived in town: 66
Occupation/background: Sales, 35 years
Marital status, children: Single, two children, four grandchildren
Position running for, term length: Town supervisor, two-year term
Political party: Republican
Running on what lines: Republican, Washington First Party

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Candidate Profiles — Millbrook 2011

Name: Laura M. Hurley
Age: 48
Town: Village of Millbrook
Years lived in town: 20
Occupation/background: Town of Washington bookkeeper to supervisor
Marital status, children: Married with three children: 25, 21, 18
Position running for, term length: Mayor, two-year term
Political party: Democrat
Running on what lines: Democrat

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A scary, spooky, chilly Halloween

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MILLBROOK — Vampires, witches and ghosts flooded the Millbrook Fire Department’s parking lot to attend two fun-filled Halloween events on Saturday, Oct. 29.
The town of Washington Recreation Committee hosted Trunk or Treating and a Halloween costume parade and show. Before the winter storm residents decorated their cars in the Halloween spirit and handed out candy to hordes of excited children. Trick or treaters went from car to car collecting candy, before going door-to-door, maximizing on the holiday to full advantage.

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