Word On The Streets2021-04-02T16:26:28-04:00

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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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Local Community Center Clears Final Legal Hurdle: Work on Historic Building Moving Forward

A vote by the Village Board of Trustees in Millbrook, NY, last month removed the last major legal impediment toward the conversion of the landmark Thorne Building into a community center that will serve both the Village as well as all of central Dutchess County. The decision completes a process that began in March 2019, when the Board of Trustees [...]

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Basilica Hudson Announces Virtual Holiday Market

For the past eight years, Basilica Hudson, the city’s beloved arts center, has held an epic, large-scale community market celebrating the Hudson Valley’s creative entrepreneurial pursuits through the Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market. This year, with the pandemic causing many venues to pause 2020 in-person programming, Basilica Hudson will co-present, alongside creative studio LikeMindedObjects, the first ever Basilica Farm [...]

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