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Marc Molinaro Will See You at the Fair

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

The Dutchess County Fair has always been my favorite week of the year.  An annual tradition enjoyed by thousands of families from Dutchess County and beyond,  I am excited for next week’s kick off of the 169th annual Dutchess County Fair – celebrating the traditions of our community with agricultural exhibits, livestock shows, horticultural displays, […]



Astor to offer Developmental Screenings for Children at Dutchess Fair

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Evaluating children’s social and emotional development is as important to their overall health as yearly medical and dental checkups. This is why Astor Services for Children & Families will offer free screenings for children and teens at the 2014 Dutchess County Fair. Astor Early Recognition Specialist, Brenda Tracy-Maietta, will conduct the screenings at Astor’s booth […]



Dutchess County Youth Board Repurposed with Focus on Youth Empowerment

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Youth Board has been repurposed as the Dutchess County Youth Board and Coordinating Council to better address the current needs and challenges facing Dutchess County’s youth. The new law continues the work of the Youth Board and infuses it with much needed experience, guidance and […]



North Quaker Hill Road in Pawling Culvert Replacement Work Set

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced the Dutchess County Department of Public Works will begin work late week to replace a deficient culvert on North Quaker Hill Road (CR 68) in the Town of Pawling.   Culver PA-03 allows a tributary of the Ten Mile River to pass under North Quaker Hill Road and has […]



Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling August 2

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

The Dutchess County Resource Recovery Agency’s next Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics Recycling and Medications Disposal Event will be Saturday, August 2nd from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at 96 Sand Dock Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.    The event will also include safe disposal opportunity for unwanted or expired medications. The DCRRA’s disposal events are […]



Rooftime Volleyball Tournament to Raise Funds for Dutchess Homeless

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

The 22nd Annual Rooftime Volleyball Tournament is expected to bring out over 300 local sports enthusiasts and raise over $10,000 for the homeless in Dutchess County.  The tournament, a local tradition for over two decades, will take place this weekend, July 19 and 20th, at Beacon Memorial Park. All funds raised from the tournament support […]



Tivoli May Transfer Service to Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Village of Tivoli Mayor Bryan F. Cranna announced that the Village and the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority (DCWWA) recently submitted a joint grant application to the Dutchess County Municipal Consolidation and Shared Services Grant Program, to fund a feasibility study for the potential transfer of Tivoli’s water and sewer systems over to the […]



Local Teen is Changing Lives – Including Her Own

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, known around the globe as one of the foremost guide dog schools, is inviting Dutchess County residents to open their homes and hearts in a rare volunteer opportunity to raise a future guide dog puppy. The nonprofit has announced its next orientation series, which begins on July 22, for those […]



Update on Dutchess County Justice Transition Center Project

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro addressed the Dutchess County Criminal Justice Council with planning status update on the Dutchess County Justice Transition Center project.   The Dutchess County Justice Transition Center (DCJTC) will solve the County’s longtime, costly housing out of inmates.   The DCJTC is envisioned as a transitional center campus that enables the County […]



City of Beacon Has a New Website

Jul 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

The City of Beacon has a brand new website, thanks to a shared service partnership with Dutchess County Government. The new website, cityofbeacon.org is now online with a wide variety of helpful tools and information for both residents and visitors including public alerts, events calendars, service directories, and more.    The City of Beacon will maintain […]