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MILLERTON — The Millerton Legion Auxiliary was pleased to welcome area residents last Sunday, Feb. 18, at its 14th Annual Chili Cook-Off, held at American Legion Post 178.

Though last Saturday’s snow had Auxiliary members waiting on pins and needles, Sunday enjoyed sunshine and clear skies. Chili entries were dropped off from 11 a.m. on and by noon 16 Crock Pots were available to the 65 people in attendance. 

While community members sampled the different entries in earnest, judges Rob Cooper, Vicki Fallon and Mike Humbert took their time tasting each...

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Matching grant to help keep Millerton Methodist Church alive

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MILLERTON — As a way of ensuring the church’s survival, a matching fundraiser was recently established for the Millerton Methodist Church.
According to church member Jim Campbell, also a North East town councilman, fundraising for the church, especially through benefit concerts, has been ongoing since 2014 when the church’s survival was called into question. 

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‘Climate Talks’ spark discussion on on climate change

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MILLERTON — In preserving its mission to “use film as a springboard for knowledge,” The Moviehouse brought the ongoing issue of climate change to the community’s attention two weeks ago by pairing three select screenings of “An Inconvenient Sequel,” with post-screening facilitated audience discussions.

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Reading right, at the library

With gray skies overhead, a handful of youngsters spent a cozy hour at the NorthEast-Millerton Library Tuesday morning, Aug. 29. After reading a few books of the children’s choice, Youth Service Coordinator Kristin McClune invited the children to take part in arts and crafts before enjoying a light snack. Max Ullman, 4, of Lakeville, Conn., spent an hour playing pretend in the children’s section of the library.

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NECC staff, After-School program find temporary new homes

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MILLERTON— After 12 years as tenants of the former Millerton Elementary School (MES) building, a few staff members from the North East Community Center (NECC) have found a temporary home in the former Coyote Point building, located at 56 Main Street.
Following the sale of the elementary school building, located on Route 22 south of the village center, earlier this year, NECC sought an alternate space to host staff and programs. The search presented a limited number of options, according to those participating in the hunt. 

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County seeks candidates for Rebuilding Day 2018

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MILLERTON— With the fall approaching, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County (RTDC) has already reached out to the village of Millerton and the town of North East to spread the news about its 2018 Rebuilding Day program.
Since its founding in 1992, back when it was called Christmas in April, the nonprofit housing organization has been dedicated to ensuring all residents a safe, dry, healthy place to live. The organization’s countless volunteers provide cost-free large-scale home repairs and accessibility projects for low-income homeowners.

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Bank donates to Rail Trail

Dick Hermans, president of the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association, left, accepted a donation to the Rail Trail from Bianca Martin, assistant vice president and branch manager of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company’s Millerton Branch. Also receiving donations were area nonprofits Geer Village, in Canaan, Conn., and Southern Berkshire Elderly Transportation Corp., in Great Barrington, Mass.

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Bubbly …

On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the NorthEast-Millerton Library invited families and their little ones for bubble fun, and boy did they like it! Also that morning, children enjoyed Spray Chalk Splatter Painting. After mixing cornstarch, water and food coloring together to make a thin paint, the children practiced their tactile skills by splattering paint on a garden box behind the library.

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4-H Milk Bar is a cool stop at Columbia County Fair

CHATHAM — For those who find themselves thirsty and hungry while at the Columbia County Fair, which runs from Aug. 30 through Sept. 4, the 4-H Milk Bar is the perfect solution. Local ingredients are used — ice cream from Dutchess County’s Sinon Farms and Hudson Valley Fresh milk. Hot fudge sundaes are a specialty — prepared with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream and topped off with a cherry.

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Garage storage needed, badly

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NORTH EAST— The town needs a new highway garage — no one is disputing that. The current home to the town of North East Highway Department is at 11 South Center St. Its cracked concrete and leaky roof, its mold infestation and low ceilings are all part and parcel of why the Town Board has been working so hard to find a more suitable location.

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