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TripAdvisor's Top Picks For New Milford

Looking for something to do over the long weekend? Here's TripAdvisor's top-rated spots near you. NEW MILFORD, CT - Thanksgiving weekend is finally here. If you've had your fill of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, you might want to get out of the house. But you don't have to go far to find so

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

New Milford band to perform in nationally-televised event

The New Milford High School Marching is recording a Christmas segment this weekend that will be broadcast nationally in the coming weeks. The band flew to California Thursday morning and will perform on Sunday in Las Angeles. That performance will then be included in the Hollywood Christmas Parade,

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-23 17:46:14

New Milford school board mulls ADA improvements for HQ building

NEW MILFORD - The school board is considering what, if any, renovations should be made to the building that houses central offices to make the building more accessible. The Lillis Building at 50 East St. is not required to meet current design standards because it was built before enactment of the Am

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-23 05:11:09

New Milford family carries on son's spirit with Thanksgiving meals

NEW MILFORD - Scores of boxes lined long tables Wednesday evening at St. John's Episcopal Church, ready to be loaded with food and delivered to nearly 90 families throughout the area. The annual Thanksgiving tradition has grown since it first started in 2004 as a way to honor Dustin Easley, who at 2

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-22 23:59:38

New Milford Theatre Company Wins Award

NEW MILFORD, CT - TheatreWorks New Milford has been recognized for its excellent programs by the CultureMAX awards. The company won best cultural organization in the state. TheatreWorks Director Christine Daley told Broadway World: "This recognition means a lot to all of us and we're so grateful to


Ousted New Milford mayor fails in attempt to fill 107 positions in last Town Council meeting

NEW MILFORD - Outgoing Mayor David Gronbach hit several roadblocks Monday night in his attempt to fill 107 positions on 31 town boards at what was intended to be his last Town Council meeting. All the appointments needed council approval to take effect, but the three Republicans and three Democrats


Deliberations to begin on review of New Milford solar project

The Connecticut Siting Council heard from town officials and opponents last week in its review of a proposal to install about 60,000 solar panels on Candlewood Mountain in New Milford. Members of Rescue Candlewood Mountain, made up of residents who oppose the project, maintained the area was not a g


New Milford students raise money for animals by reading

Students at Schaghticoke Middle School recently raised $1,300 for animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey with a reading challenge. Through the challenge, sponsors pledged pennies per pages read for each student throughout October. The students decided to tackle the challenge so they could raise money


Barn, trailer burn in Thanksgiving fires

Subscribed, but don't have a login? It was a long Thanksgiving for local firefighters, who battled trailer and barn fires in Dutchess County on Thursday. No injuries were reported in either fire. The Millbrook Fire Department was dispatched around 7 a.m. for an automatic fire alarm at a Butts Hollow

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 16:16:25

Resident Takes Fight To Court

A homeowner on Mountain Road recently filed an appeal against the Cheshire Planning and Zoning Commission after the approval of a controversial subdivision. Joan Smallwood, 469 Mountain Rd., filed the appeal against the PZC, Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission, Town of Cheshire, and Clearvie

CHESIRE HERALD - 2017-11-24 07:00:25

Poughkeepsie man charged with Pine Plains burglary, robbery

A Poughkeepsie man was charged with multiple felonies after police say he broke into a relative's Pine Plains home Tuesday, assaulting them before stealing a cell phone. The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office charged Gerald J. Moore, 31, with second-degree burglary, third-degree robbery, and second-d

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 18:11:26

UNICO inducts four into baseball and softball Hall of Fame

PITTSFIELD - The service organization UNICO held its 2017 Baseball and Softball Hall of Fame induction ceremony recently at Berkshire Hills Country Club. For the 22nd year, the Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO National honored the very best in the diamond sports from Berkshire County. This fall brought

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-22 18:15:18

Nov. 21: Girls volleyball roundup

Kingston's Molinaro selected top coach The Section 9 volleyball coaches have chosen Kingston's Nicole Molinaro as the coach of the year and Spackenkill's Anilee Sher the player of the year. The most valuable players chosen per class are Kingston senior Jaid Harrell in Class AA, Cornwall junior Megan


Extends thanks for 'amazing support' for Julia's Wings

Despite the bad weather, Julia's Wings once again soared through the streets of Kent at our fifth annual Team Julia's Wings at the Kent Pumpkin Run. That Sunday afternoon in the town of Kent, we were united for a cause, and brought together in memory of Julia, her fight and her story. Team Julia's W

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-23 05:26:18

For the Record: Thankful songs

"I Thank You" Sam & Dave Originally written by David Porter and Isaac Hayes, the song was recorded by Sam & Dave for release in 1968. It reached number nine on the Billboard pop singles chart. ZZ Top covered the song for its 1979 album "Deguello," and the band released it as a single the following


New Castle approves code to allow keeping of chickens on properties

New Castle's supervisor wants to pull more than 350 parcels out of the Saw Mill River Sewer District because hundreds of residential property owners have had to pay the sewer tax despite having septic systems. Wochit NEW CASTLE - Today's totally about turkey, but in this Westchester County town new

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 11:00:04

Woman fatally injured in Columbia County crash

KINDERHOOK, N.y. >> A Columbia County woman was fatally injured Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 9, according to state police. State police at Livingston said in a press release that Alicia M. Fernandez, 41, of Hudson was driving south on Route 9 near Birch Drive around 7:58 p.m

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

State study faults Hudson PCB cleanup

The state sent the results of its own study on the Hudson River PCB cleanup to the nation's top environmental official Wednesday that claims the $1 billion cleanup is not finished and more work needs to be done. Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said the work, based on some 1,200


Environmental groups propose safety measures for Hudson

Environmental groups are recommending a variety of safety initiatives to further protect the Hudson River, including limiting where barges and tankers can anchor on the Hudson. Recommendations from Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater include further traffic management and co

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 20:36:29

Peak-usage period for Central Hudson's variable electric rate program shrinks from 12 hours to 5

The state Public Service Commission has shortened the higher-cost peak-usage period in a Central Hudson program that lets customers pay varying electricity rates. The change, reducing the peak pricing period from 12 hours to five hours per day, was approved by the commission last week and "should pr