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November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Public Hearing Set on New Friary

The Philipstown Planning Board met this past week with several projects to address, including a new friary at Graymoor and a two-lot subdivision for land that once had been contemplated for soil mining. More...


The Village of Cold Spring Recreation Commission will hold their annual tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, December 1st at the waterfront park. Entertainment will be starting at 6 p.m. with Santa arriving via the Cold Spring Fire Company at 6:30. More...

Town Board Readies for 2013 with New Budget

Under 2 % tax cap

The Philipstown Town Board has adopted its 2013 budget and, for the third year in a row, the town has been able to stay under Gov. Cuomo’s 2% tax cap. More...

Water Main Relining Pauses for Winter

Pump station inundated

Cold Spring’s big water main relining project is going into hibernation. Cold Spring Water Superintendent Greg Phillips reported last week to the Village Board that Mainlining Services Inc. More...

Chamber Holiday Party

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce announces the annual Holiday Party to be held at Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Your reservations are greatly appreciated; please RSVP Cathryn at 265-5582. More...

Meetings This Week

THURSDAY November 22 THANKSGIVING DAY - National Holiday - PCN&R Closed Friday November 23 THANKSGIVING FRIDAY - PCN&R Closed Monday November 26 More...

Tax Cap Override


Gov. Cuomo’s 2-percent tax levy cap is now a reality of life for schools and municipalities in New York State. More...

Weekly Poll

Are you in agreement with the Philipstown board changing the law so that you have to apply for a permit to use private property for events?
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