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Tiffany Becker of Salt Point is the recipient of a nursing scholarship The Fountains helped her attain, and said she is looking forward to a long career as an LPN. Becker works at The Inn at The Fountains in Millbrook, where she has come to know and love many of her patients. Photo by Judith O'Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — “When COVID-19 hit, Tiffany was the first caregiver to raise her hand and say she would care for our COVID-positive residents,” said Executive Director at The Inn at The Fountains Linda Lomangino. “During this time she signed up to live on our property and worked 12-hour shifts daily...

Though its origins have yet to be determined, the structure fire reported at 12 Brady Lane in Dover Plains on Thursday, Jan. 13, resulted in severe damages to the property and several families being displaced from their apartments. Photo by Tina Lynn

DOVER PLAINS — Multiple fire companies from across the region answered the call to a structure fire reported at 12 Brady Lane in Dover Plains on Thursday evening, Jan. 13. Lieutenant Shawn A. Castano from the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) said the J.H. Ketcham Hose Company in Dover Plains...

As he wishes the new slate of officers taking over for 2022 at the Wassaic Fire Company well, outgoing Fire Chief Doug Corrow said it’s hard to bid his role as chief farewell but looks forward to continuing to serve in the fire company as the New Year gets underway. Photo submitted

WASSAIC — The Wassaic Fire Company has announced its slate of new officers after holding its annual elections at year’s end on Thursday, Dec. 9. 2022 Fire Company Officers Chief Tim Shea Deputy Chief John Snyder Asst. Chief Brody Rogers Capt. Robert Boyles 1st Lt. Virgil Shook Sr. 2nd. Lt. Brian...

Working together alongside other members of the American Legion Post 178, Legionnaire John Ingram and Donna Watson prepared tasty meatball subs and fresh salads as part of the Post’s takeout dinner on Friday, Jan. 14. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

MILLERTON — As the winter day turned frigid and the wind began to blow, members of the Millerton American Legion Post 178 and the Ladies Auxiliary invited community members to sink their teeth into something hot and tasty at the Legion’s first monthly takeout dinner of 2022 on Friday, Jan. 14....

From left, 7-year-olds Isabella Blum and Nora Diamant painted faces on pumpkins during the Millbrook Arts Group's Fall in Love With Millbrook Day, which was held at the Millbrook Library last autumn. Photo by Judith O'Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced on Tuesday, Jan. 11, that the much-loved Millbrook Library will be receiving an infrastructure grant to the tune of $200,000. It was welcome news to Millbrook Library Director Courtney Tshalis and her library staff, as it will be used...

From left, State Sen. Sue Serino (R-41) and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro were among those who toured Harlem Valley Homestead in Wingdale on Friday, Jan. 14, to celebrate the working farm's $500,000 Empire State Development Grant to expand. Photo submitted

WINGDALE — Friday, Jan. 14, was a very good day for the growingly popular working farm Harlem Valley Homestead (HVH) — and it’s going to be growing even more very soon — thanks in no small part to Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and New York State Senator Sue Serino (R-41). The lawmakers...

Amenia

January 19, 2022
AMENIA — Closing the year 2021 with a thorough discussion about local housing, the Amenia Housing Board (AHB) assessed the affordable housing recommendations it received from the...

Millbrook

January 19, 2022
WASHINGTON — The Town of Washington (TOW) Town Board met on Thursday, Jan. 13, for its annual re-organization meeting. Town Supervisor Gary Ciferri opened the meeting at 6 p.m.,...

Webutuck

January 19, 2022
WEBUTUCK — Between the rise of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and the district’s search for the next Webutuck High School (WHS) principal, the North East (Webutuck) Central...

Pine Plains

January 19, 2022
PINE PLAINS — Determined to stay vigilant for the latest district news and COVID-19 health guidelines, the Pine Plains Central School District (PPCSD) Board of Education (BOE)...

Millerton

January 19, 2022
MILLERTON — The Millerton-North East working group of the Tri-Town Coalition (TTC) housing group discussed how to change the conversation about affordable housing when it met...

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Millerton News Editorial, Millerton News Opinion/Viewpoint
While the world’s attention has been keenly focused on the coronavirus for the past two years, understandably so, our elected officials have had to continue to do their jobs... Continue Reading
Veteran's Corner, Millerton News Opinion/Viewpoint
A tough year just ended, and now another one is upon us. This past 2021 was a conundrum, full of problems, not unlike dining, asking for a steak dinner and being delivered a... Continue Reading
A View From the Edge, Millerton News Opinion/Viewpoint
In WWI, Germany launched a Zeppelin and conducted aerial bombing of London. In WWII, the Axis and then the Allies conducted devastating non-military-target bombing raids on each... Continue Reading
A View From the Edge, Millerton News Opinion/Viewpoint
In WWI, Germany launched a Zeppelin and conducted aerial bombing of London. In WWII, the Axis and then the Allies conducted devastating non-military-target bombing raids on each... Continue Reading

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