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MILLERTON — With the coming of autumn, it’s a perfect time for crafters of all varieties to start to plan new projects, which means it’s also a great time to think about creating something special for the  NorthEast-Millerton Library Holiday Craft Fair.

Library Director Rhiannon Leo-Jameson notes that because the event features only hand crafted items donated for the sale, no commercial vendors need be paid, so every cent that comes in contributes to the support of the library and its myriad of programs. 

The fair also provides a second way to...

Millerton

Falcon Ridge tickets up for grabs

MILLERTON — Music lovers will have a chance to hit the jackpot at each of the next four concerts of the NorthEast-Millerton’s Music in the Annex series when a lucky patron will win two tickets to the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival at Dodd’s Farm in Hillsdale, Aug. 2 to 4.

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The benefits of local farming

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MILLERTON — Given that agriculture is a vital industry in Dutchess County, the NorthEast-Millerton Library invited David Hambleton from Sisters Hill Farm to give a presentation on organic versus local farming and the benefits of supporting local farms on Saturday, May 25.
Hambleton shared his knowledge about organic farming and its impact on local farms. While he said he wasn’t against organic farming, he encouraged his audience to support local farming practices and to get to know the people who feed them.

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Rebuilding Together team lends a hand in repairing Millerton residence

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MILLERTON — Rebuilding Together Dutchess County (RTDC) volunteers had an ideal day to work on critical home improvements and repairs for two Dutchess County homeowners on Saturday, June 1.
In celebration of National Rebuilding Day last April, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County called volunteers to action for six projects across the county. As the timing didn’t work out for the projects in Millerton and Beacon in April, RTDC moved the date of the work to Saturday, June 1.

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An intriguing ‘Jeopardy’ answer: A Millerton resident who was on ‘Jeopardy’

MILLERTON — The correct question would be: “Who is retired classics teacher, fencing coach and library volunteer Rowena Fenstermacher?” 

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Irondale Schoolhouse kicks off 2019 season

MILLERTON — With a steady stream of local residents and weekend visitors, Friends of the Irondale Schoolhouse Board President Ralph Fedele invited everyone to celebrate the opening of the Irondale Schoolhouse for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 25. Community members of all ages came out to explore the historic one-room schoolhouse while the sight of the rope leading up to the school bell prompted visiting children to pause in the doorway and ring the bell. 

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Town Board discusses highway bids, STAR tax exemptions

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NORTH EAST — The Town Board’s May meeting covered a variety of topics — including departmental reports. Board members gathered at Town Hall on Thursday, May 9, to discuss them, focusing the start of the meeting on reports from the Highway Department and the assessor’s office.

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‘Patriotism in its purest sense’: Fallen heroes remembered, saluted on Memorial Day

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MILLERTON — The shared sense of community among village residents was exceptionally strong on Monday, May 27, as the village of Millerton assembled to salute this country’s fallen heroes at the annual Memorial Day ceremony.

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Hathaway’s closes for business in Millerton

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MILLERTON — Local residents walking down South Center Street to grab a fresh cup of coffee at Hathaway’s were in for a surprise when they saw the sign on the door announcing the café is permanently closed for business in Millerton.
Bidding farewell to countless local and visiting customers who have stopped by his café over the last few years, Pete Hathaway posted a notice on the café door and on the Hathaway’s website.

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Remembering

From left, Elizabeth Forbes, 10, and Ryan Morrissey, 9, sat on top of a truck to get the best view of the annual Memorial Day parade in Millerton.

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Spelling out change

Workers removed the familiar lettering of the former Saperstein’s store at 41 Main Street in Millerton on Wednesday, May 22. Work is being done on the building, which will house multiple retail shops inside. Already, the exterior has been painted a smart shade of blue and large windows have been cut in the side of the building, where the iconic mural once appeared. Local residents and visitors are all eager to see how the renovations turn out, and who takes up residence inside.

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