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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 […]

Dutchess County Tourism Launches Five New My Day in Dutchess Videos

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Dutchess County Tourism is excited to announce the release of five new professionally made promotional videos. These videos can be viewed on Dutchess Tourism’s YouTube channel at  and feature a My Day in Dutchess testimonial, each celebrating a specific aspect of tourism: arts, family, outdoors, culinary, and history. Each themed video is about 3 minutes […]

Dutchess County Chamber Endorses Hudson Valley Casino in Newburgh

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

In a letter sent to the New York State Gaming Commission yesterday, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce endorsed the Hudson Valley Casino & Resort project in the Town of Newburgh, citing its ability to bring dollars from Rhinebeck to West Point. In their letter of support, Chamber President and CEO Charles North notes […]

Dutchess County Airport Open House June 14

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

The Dutchess County Airport will host its annual “Open House” event this Saturday, June 14th from 9am to 6pm.   The event is open to the public and is free of charge.  The event will feature aircraft displays, demonstrations, educational seminars, activities for kids, car and bike show as well as this year’s newest event – […]

Dutchess County Welcomes Back Hudson Valley Renegades for 2014 Season

Jun 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Opened in 1994, Dutchess Stadium is home to the Hudson Valley Renegades minor league baseball team.  On Friday, June 13th, the Hudson Valley Renegades kick off their 2014 playing field. There will be a special ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:45pm to celebrate recently completed improvements at Dutchess Stadium that will enhance visitors’ and players’ experience, […]