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by Arvolyn Hill

On September 2 The Town of Washington Planning Board voted unanimously to deny the application for the Homeland Towers. For a year the board has heard residents, lawyers, engineers and specialists in the prolonged...

Concerns about Steep Slopes, Viewshed and Stormwater Run-off
by Tonia Shoumatoff

A large group of Amenia residents gathered in the Amenia Town auditorium on September 4 to raise a range of questions about impacts of the Silo Ridge...

by Tonia Shoumatoff

At its August 21 meeting the Amenia Planning Board accepted the documents submitted by Silo Ridge, thereby technically declaring the application...

by Arvolyn Hill

Rhinebeck has been abuzz all week as farmers, 4H youth, livestock, crafters, singers, carnies and families from across the county trekked to the fair. Every August for six days thousands of people visit the town for...

Primary to decide NY Governor’s race

Andrew Cuomo’s future as governor of New York could start to unravel if he doesn’t win the Democratic Primary this coming September 9. He has to beat out Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law School professor who also wants...

by Arvolyn Hill

A “watershed” has two definitions. It is a geographical region that shares a common watercourse and links all life into a community of interdependence. Second, it is an event or idea that marks a historic change of...

by Arvolyn Hill

To prepare for my trip to Ghana it felt like I needed everything. I needed a backpack, a camera, sunglasses, comfortable sandals, a yellow fever vaccination, a hepatitis A and B shot, a visa, malaria medication, a...