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Rudd Pond weed situation and usability assessed by state officials

kaitlinl@millertonnews.com
From left, North East Deputy town Supervisor John Merwin, Millerton village Trustee Stephen Waite, legislative aide Tom McCarthy, New York State Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-106), North East town Supervisor George Kaye and New York State Senator Sue Serino (R-41) visited Rudd Pond recently to evaluate the weed situation there. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

NORTH EAST — In July, the town made important strides in its mission to revitalize Rudd Pond by inviting state Sen. Sue Serino (R-41) and Assembly member Didi Barrett (D-106) to evaluate the pond and its weed infestation.

According to town Supervisor George Kaye, the main goal focused on obtaining assistance from the state as well as funds to purchase a weed harvester. After meeting with both state representatives on separate occasions, Kaye said both expressed a great deal of interest in the project, resulting in the July meeting.

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