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On ensuring the planet’s survival

On Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. William Schlesinger, President of the Cary Institute, will discuss society's most pressing environmental problems, and what needs to be done to ensure a habitable planet, now and for...

The Millbrook Independent would like to congratulate Pawling Public Radio for recently receiving its FCC license to broadcast live. The call letters for the newly approved station are 103.7 FM.

A fund-raiser...

by Arvolyn Hill

Village Budget 

The Village of Millbrook’s tentative budget will result in a tax levy of $898,590, a 1.5 percent increase from last year—well under the tax cap, said Mayor Laura Hurley at...

by Arvolyn Hill

Police officers, veterinarians, ultrasound technicians and Navy SEALs filled the Millbrook High School cafeteria for the school’s annual Career Day on April 10. 

School guidance counselors Helen Grady and...

by Arvolyn Hill

In 1864 the Dutchess County Legislature approved the purchase of 105 acres on Oak Summit Road for a facility for dependent men and women. The building became known as the Dutchess County Infirmary.  The property...

by Arvolyn Hill

The cell tower proposed for Fraleigh Hill stirred up heated discussion at the TOW Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, April 1. The meeting was moved from Town Hall to the Millbrook Fire House to host the crowd....

by Arvolyn Hill

The Dutchess County Legislature repealed 3.75% tax sales tax on residential customers on Monday, April 7, responding to wide-spread political opposition from voters and politicians. The repeal was made possible when...