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by Arvolyn Hill

The Town of Washington Planning Board drew a full house Tuesday night to hear five applications and offer comments on two.  Daytop Village, Homeland Towers LLC (reported elsewhere in this issue), Dutchess Day...

by Arvolyn Hill

This is part II of series on Prescription Drug and Heroin abuse in Dutchess County 

“Heroin use is a rapidly escalating problem, with more overdoses being reported than ever before, from all...

The Stanford Library is like the Little Engine that Could.  It is gathering steam. Not to climb a mountain, but to grow into a new building that will emerge on Route 82 in the center of town.  The library...

by Tonia Shoumatoff

U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson told the Millbrook Independent that he has worked  to extend the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill to access mitigation dollars for upstate communities damaged by flooding.  He is...

Billion dollar utility threatened by retiree

According to an email received Monday, Feb 10, National Grid, one of the four bidders that wants to widen the power lines right of way, brought charges against an owner of  property adjoining the right of way...

by Arvolyn Hill

Experts are in agreement that substance abuse is becoming more of a problem, not just in Dutchess County, where drug-related deaths are climbing dramatically, but everywhere. After the drug overdose death of actor...

by Arvolyn Hill

At the Feb. 2 board of education meeting Superintendent Philip D’Angelo and Assistant Superintendent for Business Brian Fried told the board of education where the MCSD stands in the budget process. D’Angelo, Fried...