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MILLBROOK — It may have been a cold and rainy night, but on Friday, Nov. 9, it was warm and bright at Village Hall.  Ladies Night Out, an event sponsored by the Town of Washington Recreation Department, was planned for area women to gather and browse.

That evening, one could acquire new nails, enjoy an ionic foot detox or discuss skin care with Sarah Gonzales, a representative of Arbonne skincare and cosmetics, for $10. 

Kim Moffitt, for a fee of $15, provided ColorStreet Nails, 100 percent nail polish strips that are easy to apply and last about two weeks...

Millbrook

Kelsey defends new Solid Waste Department

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MILLBROOK — Dutchess County Legislator Michael Kelsey (District 25), whose territory includes Millbrook, Washington, Amenia, Stanford and Pleasant Valley, showed up recently, at both the town of Washington and village of Millbrook meetings, to report on the activities of the county Legislature.

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‘Not trying to scare anybody’ about water scenarios

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MILLBROOK — The Water Committee of Millbrook made a formal presentation to the Village Board at its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 22. Stan Morse, village trustee, began the presentation, but all eyes were on the large map of aquifers next to him.

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Wetlands public hearing ended

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WASHINGTON — Fewer than 15 residents attended the public hearing on the pending wetlands legislation in the town of Washington on Monday night, March 21, at the Millbrook firehouse.
“Thank you all for coming again,” welcomed town Supervisor Florence Prisco. “There are so few of us we really don’t need microphones.”
After more than two years of discussion there were still some comments that hadn’t been heard before. Dirk Rosse, who owns 30 aces on Overlook Road, said owners of wetlands are not offered compensation for the lack of use of their land, while everyone else benefits.

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Breakfast honors farming community

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MILLBROOK — Bos-Haven’s Tim Marshall received one of the coveted tractor awards at the 15th annual Ag Breakfast held on Tuesday, March 22, at the Farm and Home Center.

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Village agrees to $90,000 settlement for oil spill

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MILLBROOK — In a special last-minute meeting Monday night, March 21, the Millbrook Village Board agreed to the final terms of a settlement with the DeBonis family, which owns a home at 31 Merritt Ave., two doors down from Village Hall.
The agreement will add more than $90,000 to the estimated $1 million expense of cleaning up the oil contamination detected two years ago at the site.

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Thorne building eviction disputed

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MILLBROOK — Lawyers representing both sides in the dispute over the lease on the Thorne Building on Franklin Avenue appeared in town court on Thursday morning, March 17, to argue before Justice Bruce Aubin.
Allan Rappleyea represented tenants Michael and Erica Downing, and Rebecca Valk, the village attorney, presented the village’s case. Before starting in the courtroom, Aubin took both lawyers outside to try to settle the matter quickly. No success.

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Music kicks off BOE meeting

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MILLBROOK — Advance warning on higher school taxes occurred at the Monday, March 14, Board of Education meeting of the Millbrook Central School District. After the elementary and middle school choruses performed for the board as part of Music in the Schools Month, Superintendent Lloyd Jaeger presented an overview of what the district iexpects to present to voters on Tuesday, May 17.

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Students help the homeless

MILLBROOK — For the past six years, the fifth-graders at Dutchess Day School (DDS) have been helping the homeless of Dutchess County.
This year, with guidance from their health teacher, Nigel Pink, they raised awareness about the homeless situation in Dutchess County and collected donations from the school community. This project coincides with the fifth grade’s health class lessons about empathy and the importance of helping those who are less fortunate.

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February town of Washington real estate transfers

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WASHINGTON — Emmy-winning TV director James Burrows and his wife, Deborah, have sold Willow Grace Farm, named after “Will & Grace,” the TV show he directed. The property is located at 140 Butts Hollow Road; it sold for $15 million in February, a record price for any property in the town of Washington. Originally listed for $21 million, the property includes a 7,000-plus-square-foot house completed in 2007 and 145 acres of land, according to county records. The property is currently assessed for tax purposes at $7,116,800.

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Number one in robot teamwork

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MILLBROOK — The Dutchess Day School (DDS) robotics team, the DDS Docs, placed first in teamwork in the finals of the 11th annual Hudson Valley for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology LEGO League Tournament at Dutchess Community College on Saturday, Feb. 26, at Dutchess Community College (DCC).
Two teams from Millbrook, the Dutchess Day School team of mostly seventh-graders, and the young fifth-grade team from Alden Place Elementary, were among the 12 teams that qualified for the final competition after the first round was held on Feb. 5 among 40 area teams.

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