Login

Millbrook

MILLBROOK — The 21st Annual Agricultural Breakfast was held on Thursday, March 23, with more than 135 people attending. They enjoyed a hearty meal of bacon, sausage, eggs, pancakes, muffins and yogurt, all provided  by local farms and vendors, including Hudson Valley Fresh, Thunderhill Farm, Soukuo Farms, Ronnybrook Farm, Malafy’s Meat Processing and Brennan’s Catering.

Jeffrey Hart, retired Millbrook veterinarian, gave the invocation. Everybody was encouraged to eat while welcoming remarks were given. 

Dutchess County partners were named: the...

Millbrook

Heard takes the helm at Dutchess Day School

MILLBROOK — The Dutchess Day School Board of Trustees has voted to appoint Matthew P. Heard as the 11th head of school. The search committee recommendation and the board vote were unanimous. Heard will begin on July 1, taking over from retiring Head of School Nancy Hathaway.
Heard’s appointment concludes a six-month, nationwide search. 

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 gift boutique now open on Franklin Ave.

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK  — There’s a new store in Millbrook. It opened before the holidays and offers unusual items and a charming shopping experience. Juniper is at 3285 Franklin Ave.
Owner Jennifer Moriarty is a photographer, as her shop reflects, but it offers many other items. 
“It’s important that everyone feels welcome in the store,”  Moriarty said. “Nothing makes me happier than to hear that the store feels cozy and comfortable, like home.” 

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.

Washington Town Board Meeting: Accessibility, recreation and roads discussed

judithb@millertonnews.com

WASHINGTON — The Thursday, Jan. 12, Town Board meeting was opened by Town Supervisor Gary Ciferri. 
The first order of business was the introduction of Ed Loedy, architect, who is working with the town to repair and renovate the front entry way of Town Hall.

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.

Reorganization meeting in Millbrook: New village treasurer announced

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK — The Village Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, Jan 3, for a reorganization meeting that also saw the swearing in of newly elected trustees and a new village treasurer. 
Elected in November were Trustees Mike Herzog, Joe Rochfort and Brian Hicks. Herzog has been on the board for several terms. Rochfort has been filling in a vacated seat, and now begins his own term. Hicks is newly elected. Joseph Spagnola, deputy mayor, was absent from the meeting due to illness.

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.

Police trace string of Hudson Valley crimes to Connecticut man

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK — Jaquan Rosado, 24, of Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested on Monday evening, Jan. 2, on an array of charges including theft, first degree criminal assault, fleeing from an officer, reckless driving, possession of counterfeit money, leaving the scene of an auto accident involving damage and criminal possession of a deadly weapon. Six of the charges are felonies.

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.

Year in Review 2016 : Millbrook mayor arrested for theft of town funds

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK  — An investigation that started in January of 2016 culminated in the arraignment on Sept. 22 of Laura Hurley, mayor of the village of Millbrook and bookkeeper for the town of Washington from 2010 to 2015. The case involved two checks used to pay Hurley’s daughter’s school tuition in March 2104 and July 2015.
Hurley left the Washington job in October 2015 for health reasons. The Town Board  decided that she could no longer perform her duties.

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.

Year in Review 2016 : Groundwater concerns and new wells needed in village

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK— Most people feel that having clean, fresh water to drink is a basic human right. In America, it is assumed that when taps are turned on, sanitary and relatively pure water will pour out.

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.

Year in Review 2016 : The status of Halcyon Hall and the Thorne Building

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK — In the summer of 2016, The Millerton News ran a story of two buildings: the Thorne Building, which stands at the corner of Maple and Franklin avenues, and  Bennett College’s Halcyon Hall, at the intersection routes 82 and 343.
The Thorne Building dates from 1895 and was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. It stands proudly at the top of Franklin Avenue, and to the naked eye, does not look to be in bad shape.  

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 Year’s Eve Millbrook rings in 2017

judithb@millertonnews.com

MILLBROOK — In with 2017, out with the old year; the revelers at New Year’s Eve Millbrook (NYEM) celebrated with noise makers, hats, lighted buttons and an old-fashioned appreciation of community bringing in the New Year together.
There was so much going on it was difficult to see it all, but many people did manage and were thrilled with the level of entertainment. Maps and lists were needed to make sure nothing was missed, but the hard work and carefully made plans assured the success of the night.

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.

Menorah lit for Hanukkah

MILLBROOK  — A menorah lighting was held on Thursday,  Dec. 29, on the lawn of the Thorne Building. There were actually two menorahs, one erected by the town of Washington and a smaller one that was brought by Rabbi Hanoch Hecht of the Rhinebeck Jewish Center.  

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.