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PINE PLAINS — “A bit wild. Open. An absolutely beautiful stretch of roadway between Pine Plains and Stanfordville.”

That’s how Pine Plains town Supervisor Darrah Cloud described Jordan Lane Farm, also known as the Speeter property, which is hoping the Dutchess Land Conservancy (DLC) will be able to purchase its development rights. DLC Land Projects Manager Erin Hoagland appeared  before the Town Board to request a letter of support at its December meeting. The board agreed.

“Our goal is to be able to protect the property through the...

Pine Plains

School highlights drastic scenario if tax cap passes

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PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Board of Education formally started its public budget process on Feb. 9. While it’s normal for concrete proposed numbers to still be at least a month away from the public light, the most interesting points to come out of that budget workshop were the drastic cuts anticipated in 2012-13 if the 2 percent property tax cap bill, currently before the state Assembly, passes.

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Lots of room for young readers at new library

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HILLSDALE — With a bigger space comes endless possibilities, and there’s a lot of new room at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library, which opened last fall off Route 22. The library’s youth services coordinator, Emily Bennison, is wasting no time in taking advantage of the new digs.

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Lots of room for young readers at new library

corya@millertonnews.com

HILLSDALE — With a bigger space comes endless possibilities, and there’s a lot of new room at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library, which opened last fall off Route 22. The library’s youth services coordinator, Emily Bennison, is wasting no time in taking advantage of the new digs.

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Task force sets its sights on affordable housing

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PINE PLAINS — A number of things resulted from the town’s adoption of new zoning laws last year — an Affordable Housing Task Force among them. The group formed during the summer as phase one in the town’s move toward creating affordable housing for those who live and work in the town of Pine Plains.

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