Millerton News

DOVER PLAINS — With the Cricket Valley Energy power plant’s construction nearing completion, area residents took matters into their own hands as they organized two separate actions on Saturday, Nov. 16, with the intention of shutting down the plant and urging New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to close it for good.

In the early hours of the morning, four individuals — including local farmers Creek Iverses and Ben Schwartz and Brooklyn residents Monica Hunken and George Elliot — arrived at the power plant where they climbed a 275-foot smokestack at 5 a.m....