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Schools Draft Budgets in Uncertain Economy

Along with the many other challenges of running public schools during the spread of COVID-19, local districts still must prepare their budgets for 2020-21. Philip Benante, the superintendent at Haldane in Cold Spring, said that only a few weeks ago, the district was confident that it could create a budget that met the state-mandated property… Keep Reading

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New Restrictions in Place For Many Hudson Valley Hiking Trails

Officials announced a number of new restrictions are in place for many popular Hudson Valley hiking trails, including the closure of one. On Thursday, NY State Parks & Historic Sites announced New York State Parks will reduce the number of parking spaces on busy days to help encourage social distancing at popular parks, trailheads and… Keep Reading

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Molinaro to Host Second Live Telephone Town Hall on Coronavirus April 2nd

Poughkeepsie… As Dutchess County continues to respond to the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 public health emergency, County Executive Marc Molinaro announced he will host a second live, countywide Telephone Town Hall meeting on Thursday, April 2nd at 5:30pm. During the call, which will also be streamed live on the County’s Facebook page, County Executive Molinaro will provide a brief… Keep Reading

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Top Prize TAKE-5 Ticket Sold In Dutchess County

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — New York Lottery officials announced that one top-prize winning ticket was sold for the March 24 TAKE-5 drawing. The ticket is worth $47,520. It was purchased at Smokes 4 Less, located at 32 Raymond Ave. in Poughkeepsie. Continue Reading on patch.com Keep Reading

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Dutchess Businesses Called on to Help First Responders

The Dutchess Business Notification Network called on area businesses to assist first responders with needed supplies. The Dutchess Business Notification Network is a partnership among Dutchess County government, the Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce, Dutchess Tourism and other regional development groups formed to support and inform county businesses as they navigate the challenges posed by… Keep Reading

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Dutchess BOCES helps teachers adapt to distance learning

POUGHKEEPSIE – School districts and their teachers had little time to prepare for the sudden closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators throughout Dutchess County sought resources for how to make the transition happen and Dutchess BOCES came to the rescue with 18 facilitated sessions for educators in job-alike, grade-alike and subject-alike roles to… Keep Reading

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