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Marlboro honors district retirees

Last week the Marlboro School Board and the Administration took a few moments to honor a number of employees who are retiring this month. Mike Bakatsias, Assistant Superintendent for Technology …
Marlborough holds first hearing on rental law The Town of Marlborough Planning Board held its first public hearing for a Short Term Rental application under the new town law, but it didn’t ensue without any hiccups. Michael Dziegelewski …
Graduate leaves a perfect mark This week Corey Sowers will graduate from Marlboro High School Class of 2021. He has not missed a day of school nor has he ever been late or left school early, since he entered kindergarten. Corey …
Lloyd Police hire additional personnel Last week Lloyd Police Chief introduced the Town Board to his four new hires for the department: Jesse Assenza as a full-time officer at a salary of $45,238; Jacob Nielson as a part-time officer at a …
Two leaving Marlboro school board Last week the Marlboro administration a school board thanked two board members who are leaving this month - Frank Milazzo and John Marro. The two were not re-elected to their seats in the May …
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Shelby Maguire from New Paltz has been named to St. Lawrence University’s Dean’s List for achieving academic excellence during the Spring 2021 semester.Maguire attended New Paltz Central …

Marlboro MS modified baseball has a winning season

The Marlboro modified boys went 9-0 this season. They scored 96 runs this year while only giving up 12 runs (only 7 earned). As a team they compiled 112 hits, all 21 players reached base during the …

Cahill announces 2021 Summer Reading and Exercise Challenge

As we approach the end of an historic school year it is once again time for the Summer Reading and Exercise Challenge. Sponsored by Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D – Ulster, Dutchess) and in …

Farmer’s market or bazaar?

Is the Meet Me in Marlborough Farmers Market actually a flea market? Town Legislator Thomas Corcoran posed the question to the Marlborough Town Board June 14 on behalf of curious constituents who …

Marlborough Republicans nominate November candidates

At last week’s caucus, Marlborough Republicans chose their slate of candidates for the November election. For the local town positions, Scott Corcoran was nominated for Supervisor; John Alonge …
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Marlboro Pre-K deadline is July 2

Recently the Marlboro School District received $270,060 that will fund 42, full-time Pre-K students for the 2021-22 school year.To be eligible a child must be 4 years old on or before December 1, …

Neuhaus touts local farmers markets

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus reminds residents that many of the County’s outdoor summer farmers markets are now open weekly for the growing season and most will remain open through …

Highland Library to close Clintondale branch

The Highland Public Library announced Tuesday that it would close its Clintondale branch at 302 Crescent Avenue. “It is with much sadness that we announce the closing of our Clintondale …
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Korean vets highway

The Assembly and Senate approved legislation authored by Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) to ceremonially designate State Route 28 the Ulster County Korean War Veterans’ …

Ulster County offices re-open to public on June 1

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan has announced that starting on Tuesday, June 1, all Ulster County Offices will be open to the general public. Residents entering County buildings will be required …

Lloyd Legion to host Memorial Day Service

Members of the Lloyd American Legion Post in Highland decided not to have the Annual Memorial Day Parade this year. After much discussion, the Legion Members decided that to protect the safety of …

Ulster groups to rally May 8 for voting rights

Indivisible Ulster along with more than 20 other nonpartisan groups from across Ulster County will be part of a national day of voter rights activism on Saturday, May 8, in midtown Kingston at 10 …

Poughkeepsie entrance to Walkway Over the Hudson to be closed April 26-29

As construction continues on the East Gate Plaza, access on the east (Poughkeepsie) side of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park will be limited from Monday, April 26 through Thursday, April …

Park materials delivered

The Town of Marlborough’s contracted hauler, JKN Trucking, dropped off a delivery of sandy loam for the Milton Landing (Sands Ave.) Park. In total 2,000 tons of fill will be used to prepare a …
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COVID Vaccine available Friday

If you are 16 and older and want to receive the Pfizer COVID vaccine please sign up for the Friday, April 23 clinic to be held at the Town of Marlborough Town Courtroom from 4 - 6 p.m. To sign up, …

Marlborough Dems support Lanzetta for re-election

The Marlborough Democratic Committee (MDC) is proud to announce its support for the re-election of Supervisor Alphonso Lanzetta and Town Council Member/Deputy Supervisor Howard Baker, both having …

Marlborough Democrats host cleanup event

On Saturday, April 24, in honor of Mother Earth, the Marlborough Democratic Committee invites all community members to join us in a Cleanup of the Rt. 9W corridor. They meet at the parking lot of the …

Highland Library vote is May 5

The Highland Public Library Board of Trustees will be holding the annual Special District meeting on Tuesday May 4th at 5:30 p.m. A reading of the proposed budget will follow a report from the …

Marlborough Democrats to host trail walk

The Marlborough Democratic Committee is sponsoring an Arbor Day nature trail walk at the new Marlborough Nature Trail, Route 9W, across from St. Mary’s Church, on May 1 with a rain date of May …