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MILLBROOK— At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, Mayor Rod Brown asked for a moment of silent prayer for the victims of the Texas church massacre. He then thanked all veterans for their service to the nation. He also voiced his pleasure that the firefighters exemption vote passed at the polls and that emergency volunteers will receive an incentive raise.

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Stan Morse resigns from Millbrook Planning Board

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MILLBROOK — When Stan Morse delivered his letter of resignation to the Millbrook Village Hall on Aug. 17, it was to step down as chairman of the Planning Board.
“I’m proud of my public service,” he said, “I’ve been involved in it since 2007, and I think it’s time for me to move on.” 

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Millbrook’s Thorne Building, revisited

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MILLBROOK — This year, Community Day in Millbrook, held on Saturday, Sept. 9, featured something very special  — tours of the historic Thorne Building. 
The building, standing at the corner of Franklin and Maple avenues, is an imposing structure, hard to miss when entering or leaving Millbrook via Franklin Avenue.

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Community Day in Millbrook: chilly, but so much fun

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MILLBROOK — Saturday, Sept. 9, was just a bit chilly for this time of year, but it didn’t spoil the enjoyment of Millbrook’s annual Community Day. Residents strolled up and down Franklin Avenue  to the Thorne Building and the bandshell and then back again.
Merritt Books had a book signing and discussion with Joshua Cohen about his latest book, “Moving Kings.”

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Millbrook at home, a new model for aging

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MILLBROOK — Advancing age can be a terrifying prospect for some people, yet it can’t be avoided. Many senior citizens fear losing their independence, and worry about having to leave the homes they love to move into a retirement or nursing home. The wish, for many, is to stay in their own homes, independent for as long as possible.
In rural areas, there are often fewer services for seniors, especially transportation. Getting to doctors’ appointments, shopping or visiting with friends and family can become difficult.

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A look at BOE’s August meetings

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MILLBROOK — On Monday, Aug. 7, the Millbrook Central School District Board of Education (BOE) met. Superintendent of Schools Philip D’Angelo was named Clerk Pro Tem in the absence of regular Clerk Mary Lou Janelli. 
At the meeting, donations were accepted from the Millbrook Tribute Garden, Inc. 
An agreement was approved by the district to work with Millbrook Physical Therapy. 

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A year after high school, where in the world is George Ouimet?

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MILLBROOK— When George Ouimet was a student at Millbrook High School, he was a very busy young man. A member of the UN Club, the drama club and many other clubs and activities, he also worked  at Merritt Bookstore for four years. Shortly after graduation in 2016, Ouimet also ran the annual Scott Myers 5 K race, in honor of the late owner of Merritt Bookstore. This summer, Ouimet worked at the Town of Washington Summer Camp. 

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Millbrook veteran seeks medal due him

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MILLBROOK — Iwo Jima, Japan, is more than 6,000 miles from Millbrook and since World War II, more than 70 years have passed. But for Fountains resident Bill Orton, the battles he fought all those years ago are never far away. Orton recalls the details as though the war happened only yesterday. He fought as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. He’s one of the few still alive to talk about it.

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Village Board meeting: Special needs and playground discussed

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MILLBROOK — At the Village Board’s meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22, Mayor Rod Brown read a letter from Stan Morse, resigning as chair of the Planning Board. The resignation was accepted.
A bid from Adam’s Fencing of Poughkeepsie was accepted to erect a galvanized fence for the Water Treatment Plant at a cost of $16,790. It was the lowest bid for the project.

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Rockin’ at the Bandshell

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Celebrating National Senior Citizens Day at The Fountains

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MILLBROOK — National Senior Citizens Day fell on Monday, Aug. 21, this year. The day is held to show support to seniors, to honor them and to show appreciation for their achievements and contributions to the world at large.
In tribute, senior living facility, The Fountains, presented a concert by Julia Cohen, 20, and her father, Jeff, 69. They played mostly show tunes, and invited the audience to sing along. Many did.

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