The minutes from the January 2017 Dresden Town Board meetings were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. This meeting set the salaries for town officials and which members of the Town Board would serve on which committees. January Minutes Additionally a Public Notice setting the standard work day for certain town [...]
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February 18th, 2017 · Comments Off
February 5th, 2017 · Comments Off
NewYorkUpstate.com has an update on the boat crash on Lake George that killed a young girl last summer. The NY State Comptroller’s Office recently released a report showing sales tax collections have been down in Washington County. The Lake Placid News reports on the old Frontier Town.
January 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off
Rep. Elise Stefanik being sworn in by Speaker Paul Ryan. (Click image to see full-scale.) Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) was officially sworn in to represent New York’s 21st district in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 115th Congress.
November 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off
Washington County supervisors adopted next year’s budget with a 1.76 percent tax increase. Read about it in the Post Star.
November 14th, 2016 · Comments Off
The Battle of Fort Ann – July 8, 1777 – explained on: www.campaign1776.org.
September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off
Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers
September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off
Telephone, Cell Phone Customers To Use 838 Area Code Starting in 3rd Quarter 2017 The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today announced that a new area code number has been assigned for eastern upstate New York. The new 838 area code will provide additional much-needed phone numbers for residents and businesses in the [...]
September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off
As everyone knows, Washington county is a large county with much of its total acreage dedicated to farming and dairy production. I like to occasionally spotlight things going on in the county that might be of interest. Today, I wanted to explain what the Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) does. The Washington [...]
August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off
Map of Bridge the Nose Initiative (Click image to see larger view.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. The land contains important wetlands and includes a significant part of the Sucker Brook marsh, which drains directly into Lake George at Glenburnie. [...]
August 9th, 2016 · Comments Off
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing, Saturday August 13th. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing this Saturday, August 13th, to dedicate the new altar installed recently in the Chapel of the Assumption. The Bishop will celebrate Mass in the [...]
July 20th, 2016 · Comments Off
Crosses have been placed in remembrance of the victims at the location of Friday’s fatal crash on Route 22. (Click for full-scale.)
July 15th, 2016 · Comments Off
Sunday Morning – July 17th The Post Star has complete coverage here, including the names of the victims and what is believed to have happened. Update 7:55 pm Because of the fatality, an accident reconstruction investigation is taking place. State Route 22 will be closed for a few more hours. Pike Brook road is being [...]
June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off
The final segment of the new deck was lifted into place on the new 6B bridge on Tuesday. (Click image to see full-scale.) Washington county is making a concentrated effort to have the new 6B bridge completed soon. Yesterday, the final segment of the new deck was lifted into place. If you have not been [...]
June 21st, 2016 · Comments Off
The minutes from the April and May 2016 Dresden Town Board meetings were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. April Minutes May Minutes The June minutes will not be approved until July and so on.