Word On The Streets2021-01-07T16:38:30-05:00

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Moviehouse Announces New Stewardship: Plans to Re-Launch Stronger Than Ever.

On Thursday, organizers at The Moviehouse in Millerton, NY, announced that — after closing on March 15, 2020 — the acclaimed local theater will re-open under new stewardship this Spring. Former owner Carol Sadlon and her late husband Robert opened The Moviehouse in 1978 on Memorial Day weekend, having renovated a shuttered historic property in the heart of Millerton, and [...]

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Hillsdale Hamlet Park Redesign Plan Approved by Town Board

A draft design for the renovation of Hillsdale’s Hamlet Park was approved by the Town Board on February 9, setting the stage for a fundraising effort that will seek government and foundation grants as well as individual donations to pay for the renovation. The Town Board meeting, held via Zoom, featured a brief presentation by Chazen Associates, a landscape design [...]

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GREAT MOUNTAIN FOREST BECOMES IUCN MEMBER

Membership Gives GMF Access to International Natural Conservation Union On February 10, 2021, Great Mountain Forest (GMF) in Falls Village, CT, was granted membership into the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a global organization dedicated to assessing the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.   Membership in IUCN connects GMF to national [...]

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Dutchess County Supreme Court Sides with Town of Fishkill, Dismissing Developer Lawsuit

The Honorable Judge Christi J. Acker of the The Dutchess County Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Town of Fishkill on Monday in a lawsuit filed by the Hudson View Park Company (Hudson View) against the Town in July of last year concerning the proposed Rolling Hills Development. Hudson View asserted a breach of contract claim concerning a Memorandum [...]

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Local Families Receive Vehicles from Community Program

On Friday Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro joined the County Department of Community & Family Services (DCFS) and the Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board (DCWIB) to present three local families with vehicles as part of the Community Solutions to Transportation (CST) Way to Work program, formerly known as Wheels to Work. Since 2001, the program has helped low-income Dutchess County [...]

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