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The meeting about the proposed 80-unit workforce housing development known as Locust Hill at Town Hall this Tuesday night was standing room only well before its 6:00 pm start time, a strong indicator of the heightened interest many residents have about the project. 

If you consider the miracle of chemistry, the fact that road salt dissolves into separate sodium and chloride ions that in turn disrupt the bonds between water molecules, lowering the freezing temperature, and turning ice back into water, is fairly remarkable. This simple chemical reaction a…

The increasing crunch on affordable housing affects everyone in Rhinebeck. While homeowners have reported ballooning property values and assessments over the last two years (and the skyrocketing tax rates that go with them), there are workers for whom affordable rental housing – defined as n…

The "second-best old-growth forest in the Hudson Valley" is located in Rhinebeck between Mt. Rutsen Rd. and River Rd. Known for the sweeping, panoramic views from its fire tower, it's a volunteer-led, family affair that has been free to all for hiking, permit-only camping, and recreation sin…

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In the summer of 1993, when Kirk Imperati was a young deputy officer, he had the unenviable job of informing the parents of a teenager that their child had died in what, he felt, was an unavoidable tragedy. From that moment forward, Imperati says he realized that, as officers, the job really… ...Read moreActing Sheriff Kirk Imperati Wants to Be Elected and “Do More”