News

by Arvolyn Hill

On Thursday, April 17 Barbara Pierce gave a talk describing Museum in the Streets, its historical roots and how it is coming to Millbrook.   She spoke to a crowd at the Historical Society about how Millbrook and...

by Arvolyn Hill

Last week we reported on the Dutchess County’s plan to demolish nine buildings at the Eastern Dutchess Government Center (EDGC) in Millbrook, a facility formerly known as the Dutchess County Infirmary.  The...

by Arvolyn Hill

The town board took the first look at the Town of Washington’s 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update on Monday, April 21. Councilwoman Karen Mosca made a few minor word changes and grammar corrections before town Attorney...

by Arvolyn Hill

Over 500 students in Dover Plains participated in its annual Earth Day celebration on Friday, April 11.  The Sharon Audubon brought an owl.  Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS) displayed salamanders and wood...

On ensuring the planet’s survival

On Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. William Schlesinger, President of the Cary Institute, will discuss society's most pressing environmental problems, and what needs to be done to ensure a habitable planet, now and for...

The Millbrook Independent would like to congratulate Pawling Public Radio for recently receiving its FCC license to broadcast live. The call letters for the newly approved station are 103.7 FM.

A fund-raiser...

by Arvolyn Hill

Village Budget 

The Village of Millbrook’s tentative budget will result in a tax levy of $898,590, a 1.5 percent increase from last year—well under the tax cap, said Mayor Laura Hurley at...