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MILLERTON— One of the first items of business at the Village Board meeting on Monday, Oct. 2, was a request from Salisbury Bank and Trust Millerton Branch Manager Bianca Martin, for permission to participate in the farmers market.

As Martin put it, “Salisbury Bank is known as a community bank, and we would like to increase our presence and show our involvement. We do some behind the scenes work … but we would like to be able to reach out to more people.”

Martin said if the bank had a table at the farmers market, which is actually run by the North...

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Author Chuck Collins shares both sides of inequality in new book

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MILLERTON — When it comes to the subject of inequality and wealth, many authors tend to portray the issue from one side of the story. This can’t be said for author and activist Chuck Collins, who has personally experienced both sides of the wealth divide. He’s used the perspective in his new narrative, “Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.”

Local artist Robert Patrick Coombs heads back to school

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MILLERTON — Following a successful solo show at last year’s Fall for Art event, local artist Robert Patrick Coombs made a return to the Irondale Schoolhouse earlier this month for a solo summer exhibition entitled “In the Summertime …”

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Volunteers spruce up cemetery

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NORTH EAST— The blue skies overhead offered an omen of good things to come for the volunteers who came out on Saturday morning, July 15, to help restore Spencer’s Corners Cemetery.

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Clown about town

Bee Bee the Clown has been making rounds throughout the Harlem Valley. First, she appeared at the Amenia Free Library, then, on Tuesday, July 11, she was at The NorthEast-Millerton Library Annex.

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Cemetery cleanup July 15

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NORTH EAST— Spencer’s Corners Cemetery on Merwin Road has a rich past, but residents are worried about its future. That’s why a group is organizing to conduct a restoration project on Saturday, July 15, starting at 8:30 a.m.
The project will include uprighting and leveling monuments, repairing and cleaning markers and tidying up where it’s needed most. Volunteers are being sought, to come with gloves and shovels in hand. Plans are for the cleanup to last all day long.

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M Studio Gallery features art of Harper Blanchet

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MILLERTON — For The M Studio Gallery, the first day of July began with opening the gallery’s doors to local artist Harper Blanchet and welcoming his abstract paintings as this year’s summer exhibition.
Fresh off a recent show at the Deborah Berke Gallery in New York City, Blanchet worked diligently to transfer his paintings to the M Studio Gallery at The Moviehouse by July 1. An opening reception for his artwork was held on Saturday evening, July 8, and was met with great admiration from the public.

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Duncandale Farm now protected

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NORTH EAST — In partnership with Dutchess Land Conservancy (DLC), Scenic Hudson and New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM), Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro announced recently that the county has finalized a conservation easement to protect Duncandale Farm.
With 158.2 acres, the Duncandale property has been owned by the Duncan family since the 1700s and is now under the ownership of Donald and Sharon Duncan. 

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Webutuck students’ artwork displayed at Irondale Schoolhouse

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MILLERTON— From Friday, June 16, to Tuesday, June 27, the Irondale Schoolhouse featured a unique collection of artwork created by 70 fourth-grade students from Eugene Brooks Intermediate School.

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Contemplating Eddie Collins Park

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MILLERTON — Inspired by a recent presentation on economic development through recreation, the Eddie Collins Revitalization Committee hosted a workshop meeting on Thursday morning, June 22, to consider the next steps for the park.
The workshop meeting was led by Millerton Mayor Debbie Middlebrook, village Trustee Jennifer Najdek, Townscape President Jeanne Vanecko and Eddie Collins Revitalization Committee Chairman and village Trustee Stephen Waite. 

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Teen sets himself on fire after internet challenge

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MILLERTON — The entirety of South Center Street was occupied by fire engines and police vehicles in response to a fire reported late afternoon, Thursday, June 29.
According to Sgt. Michael Jaouen of the New York State Police, the official cause of the fire was the result of 14-year-old Liam Lynch’s attempt to mirror a YouTube dare known as “The Fire Challenge.” 
Liam Lynch was identified by his mother, Billie-Joe Morse.

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