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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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Emergency worker incentives in Millbrook

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MILLBROOK — During a recent Village Board meeting, a presentation was given by a representative of PenFlex, Inc., a professional services firm that specializes in handling Length of Service Award Programs (LOSAP) for volunteer firefighters and ambulance squad members.

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Village talks lease agreements, dam project and job posting

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MILLBROOK— The Village Board met on Tuesday, Aug. 8, with all board members present. Mayor Rod Brown opened the meeting and announced a job opening for building department secretary.
Regarding the Stanford dam project, surveying is done and the classification component agreed upon. It will allow the dam to be evaluated every 10 years instead of every year. The analysis and mapping are in progress.

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Climate change and alternative facts talk at the Cary Institute

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MILLBROOK — Woods Hole Research Director Philip Duffy has spent much of his career as a physicist addressing domestic climate policy and international climate change policy negotiations.

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Town debates solar farm moratorium

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WASHINGTON — Town Supervisor Gary Ciferri opened the August Town Board meeting at 7 p.m., noting that there were more people there than usual. He noted solar powered energy was on the agenda. 
Pros and cons of a proposed solar panel moratorium were discussed by board members as well as the public. Resident Janice Silverstone said that there are positives and negatives, one of the positives being clean energy. However, she said, “‘Moratorium sounds like stopping it instead of going forward.” 

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Major Robert C. Gregory returns as Troop K commander

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WASHINGTON — When New York State Police Major Robert C. Gregory accepted  the position of commander of Troop K from State Police Superintendent George Beach on July 13, it was something of a homecoming. Gregory was returning to the barracks where he first served following his graduation from the New York State Police Academy so many years ago. 
Gregory served at Troop K from 1990 until 1996. This summer, he took the reigns from former Commander Major Robert Nuzzo — marking his return to Troop K.

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The mosquito: world’s deadliest animal?

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MILLBROOK — The news is full of stories about the Zika virus these days. In years past, West Nile virus made headlines, and before that, malaria and Dengue fever. On Friday, July 28, Shannon LaDeau,  associate scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, spoke about what many consider the world’s deadliest animal — the mosquito. 

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Lauren Jones wins art award

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MILLBROOK — Student Lauren Jones, soon to enter ninth grade, was selected for a National Scholastic Art and Writing Award by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers at its 2017 national ceremony. This was the first year students from the Millbrook Central School District participated in the competition. 

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Planning and zoning department heads clash

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millbrook — The Planning Board met on Tuesday, July 18; the meeting was held in two parts. Following discussion, things got heated.
The first part of the meeting concerned the application for a patio area at Maura’s Kitchen, a restaurant on Elm Street. The patio is already in place, and was used by the previous restaurant, Grape Shade. 

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‘Where’s Waldo?’: Contest ends with party at Merritt Bookstore

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millbrook — Waldo was unavailable on Saturday, June 29, but his friend, Wenda, was on hand at a party given at Merritt Bookstore. There were refreshments, giveaways, raffle prizes and a grand prize that included a shopping bag full of Waldo items and gift certificates. Ari Rouse, 6, who lives in Manhattan but summers in Millbrook, won the grand prize.

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Village reviews fireworks, parade, carnival; swears in Del Guidice

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MILLBROOK — The Village Board met on Tuesday, July 11, for its first regular meeting of the month. The meeting was called to order by Deputy Mayor Joe Rochfort in the absence of Mayor Rodney Brown. Brown was absent due to the death of his sister, Kelly Brown Sargent, a lifelong resident of Millbrook. Rochfort made the announcement and asked for a moment of silent prayer.

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