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NORTH EAST — The Town Board is considering its energy options — one of which is contracting with Lieberman Associates Management (LAM) for solar power.

According to town Supervisor George Kaye, the possibility of going solar would impact the Town Hall and Highway Garage buildings.

“They are proposing to build, and are currently approaching the town of Athens, with the idea of constructing a large solar farm in that township,” Kaye explained. “They have approached a number of different municipalities in the Dutchess County area, and several are...

Millerton

Town Board talks exemptions and roads

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NORTH EAST — The Town Board addressed a number of matters at its business meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10. Included in the reports presented were those from the assessor’s office and the highway department.
Assessor
Assessor Katherine Johnson spoke briefly about the various exemptions due in March. She said “any and all” exemptions apply, including senior exemptions, veterans exemptions, STAR exemptions, etc.

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Are Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway on order for North East?

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NORTH EAST — If local businessman Ken Thompson has his way, those who pass through the town of North East may one day soon be able to indulge in fare from Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.
Thompson appeared with his proposal before the town’s Planning Board on Wednesday, Feb. 9, but held off on making a formal submission pending permit approval of the proposed supermarket, off Route 44 and behind Thompson Plaza, which he owns.

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Hansell provides NECC clear direction

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NORTH EAST — “It’s the longest time I’ve been anywhere,” said Jenny Hansell about her tenure at the North East Community Center (NECC), where she’s executive director. Hansell started in February of 2001 and has been there ever since; those who helped found NECC, like Sam Busselle, wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Proposed supermarket talks details; company name still a mystery

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NORTH EAST — An appearance by Southern Realty Development (SRD) before the North East Planning Board has further whet the appetite of area residents. The applicant discussed plans for a new supermarket, proposed for the Route 44 Boulevard District, behind Thompson Plaza and Basil’s Auto Shop. The catch? SRD Managing Member John Joseph is staying mum on exactly who his client is.
“I cannot tell who my tenant is right now, but the moment I can you’ll be the first person I call,” he promised during a phone interview with The Millerton News.

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Full house at Irving Farm coffee plant’s public hearing

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NORTH EAST — There was standing room only at the continuation of the Irving Farm Development Corp., public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the North East Town Hall. The hearing was for site plan approval for a coffee roasting facility, proposed for a parcel on Route 22 adjacent to the NAPA Auto Parts store.

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Chili cook-off Feb. 20

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MILLERTON — Burning rubber and slow-cooked chili: It’s been a potent combination every February for the past six years and it’s back again this year. On Sunday, Feb. 20, the seventh annual Chili Cook-Off and Daytona 500 Party will kick off at American Legion Post 178 in Millerton.

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An American’s perspective on gender politics in Egypt

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MILLERTON — There aren’t many safe bets about the ramifications of the current protests throughout Egypt. Millions of anti-government protestors are calling for long-running President Hosni Mubarak to step down. Protests have been mostly peaceful, but with periods of violence between government supporters and its detractors. Even journalists reporting on the protests have been attacked or detained, and several have gone missing.

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County program asks, ‘Are You Okay?’

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NORTH EAST — It can be a scary world outside, especially for anyone who is disabled, homebound or infirm. That’s why it’s comforting to know programs like Are You Okay? are available through the Dutchess County Division of Aging and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

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County program asks, ‘Are You Okay?’

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NORTH EAST — It can be a scary world outside, especially for anyone who is disabled, homebound or infirm. That’s why it’s comforting to know programs like Are You Okay? are available through the Dutchess County Division of Aging and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

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Movement to reappoint Klimowicz gains momentum

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NORTH EAST — A number of residents have taken a stand against the Town Board’s decision not to reappoint Planning Board Chairman Henry Klimowicz (even if not to the chairman’s post), and they’re hoping for others to join the movement — all in the form of an online petition.

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