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This photo of the Pine Plains Community Garden at Town Hall shows three beds of garlic in the foreground that have been recently planted by volunteers, who tend to the garden that helps stock local food pantry shelves and feed area residents who would otherwise go without fresh fruits and vegetables. Photo by Elizabeth White

PINE PLAINS — Local volunteers have been busy at the Community Garden at Pine Plains Town Hall, at 3284 Route 199, not only donating but delivering and spreading much-needed wood-chip mulch onto the garden paths.  It was something garden organizer Sandy Towers said was important and physical work...

Fostering green thumbs among local children, the Roeliff Jansen Community Library shared “Let it Grow!” kits as soon as spring sprung. Each kit was comprised of a pot, potting soil, sunflower seeds and a little accordion book about the growth cycle of plants. Photo submitted

COPAKE — Now that spring is in the air, the Roeliff Jansen Community Library has been sharing “Make and Take” kits with local children to encourage their growth and curiosity.  Children are invited to drop by the library during regular hours of operation to pick up the activity kits. For more...

Local residents were greeted by members of the Amenia Fire Company as they drove into the parking lot at the firehouse to pick up their chicken dinners as part of the fire company’s Drive-Thru Chicken Barbecue fundraiser. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

AMENIA — The smell of hot, delicious chicken came wafting out of the parking lot next to the Amenia firehouse on Saturday, April 10, as the volunteer firefighters and their supporters cooked up more than 350 chicken dinners for the company’s Drive-Thru Chicken Barbecue. Dinners were made available...

A junior at Webutuck High School, Samantha Meehan received an honorable mention award for her Short Term Memory and Its Effect on Eyewitness Testimonies project in this year’s 62nd Annual Virtual Dutchess County Regional Science Fair, as did seventh-grader Carlos Franco Sub. Photo submitted

WEBUTUCK — Almost a month after their projects were applauded at their school district’s first-ever Virtual STEAM Fair, Webutuck students Carlos Franco Sub and Samantha Meehan took their STEAM Fair projects to the next level, at the Dutchess County Regional Science Fair in March, earning them...

Three years since their operations took off in the village of Millerton, Harney & Sons’ sister company, The Hemp Division, has been doing well in the midst of the changing hemp market. Photo submitted

MILLERTON — Considered a crucial step forward for local growers and retailers, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to sign legislation legalizing adult-use cannabis marked an historic moment for New York, laying the groundwork for the marijuana industry to grow the state’s economy to an unknown...

McEnroe Organic Farm had a full supply of potting soil, compost and other gardening supplies on hand at the start of April, but it’s sure to go quickly as spring has officially arrived along with gardening season. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

SHARON, Conn. — There will still be snow again (possibly on Friday, April 16), but spring is officially here and with it has come the opening of area garden centers — many of whom opened for business on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20. Some of the markets and garden centers, such as...

Amenia


Local residents were greeted by members of the Amenia Fire Company as they drove into the parking lot at the firehouse to pick up their chicken dinners as part of the fire company’s Drive-Thru Chicken Barbecue fundraiser. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

April 14, 2021
AMENIA — The smell of hot, delicious chicken came wafting out of the parking lot next to the Amenia firehouse on Saturday, April 10, as the volunteer firefighters and their...

Millbrook

April 14, 2021
WASHINGTON — The Town Board met on Thursday, March 11; it mainly discussed the Second Mountain project to redo Migdale Castle in Mabbettsville (for more on the Second Mountain...

Webutuck

April 14, 2021
WEBUTUCK — The North East (Webutuck) Central School District Board of Education (BOE) was kept abreast of the status of the long-awaited capital project during a presentation...

Pine Plains


This photo of the Pine Plains Community Garden at Town Hall shows three beds of garlic in the foreground that have been recently planted by volunteers, who tend to the garden that helps stock local food pantry shelves and feed area residents who would otherwise go without fresh fruits and vegetables. Photo by Elizabeth White

April 14, 2021
PINE PLAINS — Local volunteers have been busy at the Community Garden at Pine Plains Town Hall, at 3284 Route 199, not only donating but delivering and spreading much-needed wood-...

Millerton

April 14, 2021
MILLERTON — Taking the next step in the budget development process, the Village Board held the required public hearing for the 2021-22 village budget at the start of its workshop...

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