Login

Millerton

MILLERTON — Lew Saperstein, longtime owner of the iconic Saperstein’s store, was celebrated as he and his family were cheered for their 70 years of service to Millerton on Saturday, May 12, at Lew’s retirement party.

“The party’s a very nice surprise,” he said. “I had a lot of fun and I got to say goodbye to a lot of people and old friends, and I look forward to visiting Millerton and seeing the progress with the store here.”

Performing as the evening’s live entertainment, Lance Middlebrook and John Mathews of the band...

Millerton

Let the sun shine in

editor@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — After being awarded what Millerton Mayor John Scutieri described as “one of the biggest grants the village has seen,” the village has installed photovoltaic solar panels that will make the Millerton water department and highway facility “green.” The mayor said the work was expected to take about three weeks; that window of time has just expired.

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.

Cooperation among village mainstays builds a stronger Millerton

editor@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — There’s no question the village of Millerton has seen a renaissance in the past few years. It has welcomed new businesses, additional residents and oodles of tourists.
The good news is the trend is continuing, with the development of such properties as 34-36 Main St., the future home of Little Gates Wine Merchants, which will be moving from its South Center Street location in time for Memorial Day.
Across the street, at the former M&T Bank, Jill and Paul Choma bought the vacant building to expand their shop, Gilded Moon Framing.

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.

Should the town consolidate police services?

editor@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — The Town Board and its public were presented with reasons why North East should consider consolidating its police services with the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. Currently the town contracts with the village of Millerton for police coverage.
Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jonathan Begor made the presentation at the April 14 Town Board meeting.
According to Begor, there are many other municipalities that contract with the sheriff’s office. He said his goal that night was to “define the benefits” of doing so.

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.

Rain doesn’t stop egg hunt

corya@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — Rain and chilly temperatures weren’t going to stop this year’s batch of excited Easter egg hunters, who gathered at the Millerton Rod & Gun Club on Saturday, April 23, for the annual festivities.
This is the event’s 19th year, according to organizer Al Andrews. Sixty-six dozen eggs were prepared and hidden for the search; that’s 792 eggs scattered across the lawn, hidden in bushes and among the various nooks and crannies that the club’s property affords.

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.

Agricultural community cries foul regarding property reassessments

North East tax assessor sticks to her guns
editor@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — Property owners in Millerton and North East are up in arms regarding the reassessment project the town is currently in the process of wrapping up — none more so than farmers — many of whom have seen their property values jump double, some triple, digits.

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.

Town Board adopts resolution

editor@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — While not jumping onto a lawsuit just yet, there were those at the Town Board meeting Thursday, April 14, who voiced their issues with the new values given to their properties.

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.

Molinaro visits Town Board, talk spans many topics

editor@millertonnews.com

NORTH EAST — State Assemblyman Marc Molinaro visited the Town Board on Thursday, April 14, before its regular business meeting, to talk about legislative matters in Albany. He’s been going from town to town to talk about issues concerning New Yorkers — especially those living in Dutchess County.
He started out by praising lawmakers for adopting a fiscal plan on time, something that’s not been done in nearly three decades.
“This is the first time since ’83 that we’ve been able to adopt a budget a day early,” he said. “It’s amazing.”

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.

Providing a place for one man’s trash ...

editor@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — The biannual Bulk Trash Day was a resounding success on Saturday, April 16, as volunteers from both the village of Millerton and the town of North East lent a hand to collect unwanted rubbish from local residents. Those who brought their unwanted trash had to pay a fee on a scale that was set according to the size of the load (the fees ran from $10 to $40).

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 look for plaza package store

corya@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — Open under new management, the Millerton Beer & Beverage Depot has undergone an upgrade in stock, and according to its management, a downgrade in pricing as well.
The business was taken over by entrepreneur Harbalwant Singh, a businessman dealing with the Millerton area for the first time. The business, located in the Thompson Plaza on Route 44, was closed down for about a month before being reopened by Singh in mid-March.

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 look for plaza package store

corya@millertonnews.com

MILLERTON — Open under new management, the Millerton Beer & Beverage Depot has undergone an upgrade in stock, and according to its management, a downgrade in pricing as well.
The business was taken over by entrepreneur Harbalwant Singh, a businessman dealing with the Millerton area for the first time. The business, located in the Thompson Plaza on Route 44, was closed down for about a month before being reopened by Singh in mid-March.

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.