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Wed Dec 21st, 2016

When the Millbrook Independent first appeared in March 2009, we ran a picture of Halcyon Hall, the signature building of Bennett College on our front page.  It was then well...

by Stephen Kaye in News
Thu Dec 15th, 2016

A community effort in turning out the vote on a cold Tuesday resulted in a stunning outcome: the insurgents won a firehouse election for a fire commissioner and a treasurer...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in News
Tue Dec 13th, 2016

Amenia Citizen of the Year Award was Postumously awarded to Kevin Cassone

East Clinton Fire District election
by Stephen Kaye in News
Mon Dec 12th, 2016

A handbill is circulating in the East Clinton Fire District that claims Robert Trzcinski would close down the East Clinton firehouse and leave the residents without fire protection.  Trzcinski strongly...

Wed Dec 7th, 2016

The Town of Washington has Public Hearings scheduled for the Thursday, December 8, 2016 Town Board meeting.  The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

The first Public Hearing is for the...

Seek renewed oversight
by Stephen Kaye in News
Sun Dec 4th, 2016

Two dozen residents of the East Clinton Fire District wrote a letter, dated Dec. 2, to the NY State Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli, asking that he require the district to comply...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Features
Fri Dec 2nd, 2016

In September there were 1,500 hundred protestors and water protectors from 300 different tribal nations supporting the efforts of the Sioux nation to stand up for their water and burial...

NDP hired to provide district-wide ambulance service for the town
by Antonia Shoumatoff in News
Fri Dec 2nd, 2016

December 1, 2016---Millions of dollars of repairs and improvements to the Webutuck Middle and High Schools were pitched to the public by the district’s superintendent, Ray Castellani at the Amenia...