Economy

Crown Maple Estate to Host Hudson Valley Market

  Crown Maple Estate to Host Hudson Valley Market   Crown Maple Estate is a beautiful destination for friends, family and significant others to visit to celebrate summer’s arrival. With 800 acres of sustainably-managed maple trees, walking trails, scenic fields, and the “Sugar Chateau” with its tasting room and a maple-centric cafe, the Estate is…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement, Community Health Nurse

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: Community Health Nurse Recruitment Number: 2017-00000027 Last File Date: 6/9/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot be…

Harlem Valley Rail Trail gets $300,000 Grant to resurface an older section of bike route that runs through Dutchess and Columbia counties

  12 Projects to Improve and Expand Access to State Park Hiking Trails Encourages New Yorkers to Visit 2,000-Mile Trail System and Tourist Attractions across the State   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $2 million in funding for projects to improve and expand State Park hiking trails and outdoor recreational access projects in State…

Dutchess County EMS Task Force to Host Public Forum Tuesday In Amenia

  Dutchess County EMS Task Force to Host Public Forum Tuesday In Amenia National EMS Week Celebrated May 21-27 May 21-27 is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, dedicated to recognizing the tireless and important work of EMS practitioners in our community. We thank all the men and women in Dutchess County who’ve chosen to serve…

Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Track Improvements This Weekend Buses Will Substitute for Trains at Seven Stations From Friday Evening, May 19, Through Sunday, May 21

  Metro-North to Make Upper Harlem Line Track Improvements This Weekend Buses Will Substitute for Trains at Seven Stations From Friday Evening, May 19, Through Sunday, May 21   MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that crews will perform $100,000 in track improvement work on the Upper Harlem Line between Wassaic and Southeast this coming weekend…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Print Shop Supervisor

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement – Print Shop Supervisor Title: Print Shop Supervisor Recruitment Number: 2017-00000026 Last File Date: 5/31/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the…

Plan to Cut Methane Emissions

  Plan Complements State’s Goal to Reduce Energy Sector Emissions 40 Percent from 1990 Levels by 2030 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Methane Reduction Plan, a suite of 25 actions to reduce methane emissions from the landfill, oil and gas, and agricultural sectors across the state. The plan will be implemented by the…

Metro-North Schedule Change In Effect from June 4 Through October 7 New Schedule Will Accommodate 18 Week Mid-Harlem Line Track Improvement Project

  Metro-North Schedule Change In Effect from June 4 Through October 7 New Schedule Will Accommodate 18 Week Mid-Harlem Line Track Improvement Project MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that required schedule adjustments for certain Harlem Line and Hudson Line trains will take effect on Sunday, June 4, through Saturday, October 7. Most of these temporary…

Action to Protect New Yorkers from Unfairly Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates

    Proposed DFS Regulation Prohibits Educational Level or Occupational Status as Factors in Setting Auto Insurance Premiums Education and Occupation Discrimination Penalizes Drivers Without College Degrees or Who Work in Low-Wage Jobs or Industries Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a proposed regulation to protect New Yorkers from excessive and unfairly discriminatory auto insurance…

The Food/Farm/Faith Initiative presents “Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration”

  The Food/Farm/Faith Initiative presents   “Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration”   Millbrook NY— Members of the public are invited to join leaders and members of various faith traditions in an interfaith celebration of the bounty and beauty of creation on Sunday May 21, 2017, at 10:30am at Innisfree Garden. The interfaith celebration…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement Title: County Transit Administrator Recruitment Number: 2017-00000024 Last File Date: 6/9/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications cannot be…

Economic Impact of New York State Tourism Achieves Historic $104.8 Billion

  239 Million Visitors Traveled to New York State Supporting Impact of More Than $100 Billion for Third Straight Year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State’s tourism industry set new records for total number of visitors, economic impact and direct spending in 2016. Last year, a record 239 million visitors traveled…

Greetings Art Lovers:

  Greetings Art Lovers: This weekend is Mother’s Day, when we remember the moms who nurtured and supported our creativity. If you are looking for a small gift or card for Mother’s Day giving, or are shopping for the whirlwind of weddings and graduations, don’t forget Dutchess Handmade pop-up shop! With over 35 local artists…

Autonomous Vehicle Testing to Begin in New York State

  State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles Will Ensure Safe Testing on New York Roadways Application for Autonomous Vehicle Testing Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York is now accepting applications from companies interested in testing or demonstrating autonomous vehicles on public roads. Included in the FY 2018 Budget, new…

Pawling/Presray Corporation Job Posting

  Pawling/Presray Corporations have openings to fill and seeking local talent. If you are interested in working as a Field Technician and have the ability to travel then we will train you in servicing and installing our confinement doors and flood barriers. Experience in AutoCAD, we are looking to add an additional person in the…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement – Library Assistant (Spanish Speaking)

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Exam Announcement – Library Assistant (Spanish Speaking) Exam Title: Library Assistant (Spanish Speaking) State Exam Number: 66514 Exam Date: 5/31/2017 Last File Date: 5/31/2017 A civil service exam has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the…

Cooling Assistance

  Cooling Assistance You can apply for cooling assistance to buy and install an air condition or a fan for your home. Your household is allowed one or the other, and the price cannot be more than $800 with installation. Like HEAP funding, cooling assistance funds are limited and are distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis. You…

Governor Signs Legislation Investing $2.5 Billion in Clean Water Infrastructure and Water Quality Protection

  Includes Over $1.5 Billion in Grants for Local Governments to Improve Water Infrastructure   Creates $75 Million Septic System Rebate Program for Homeowners and Small Businesses to Upgrade their Septic Systems   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed the Clean Water Infrastructure Act – a $2.5 billion investment in drinking water infrastructure, clean water…

DEC Announces $1.8 Million in Land Trust Grants to Safeguard Water Quality, Boost Tourism, Farmland Protection and Public Access

  DEC Announces $1.8 Million in Land Trust Grants to Safeguard Water Quality, Boost Tourism, Farmland Protection and Public Access Conservation Partnership Grants Awarded to 58 Land Trusts across New York State Grants to Land Trusts Leverage Additional $1.5 Million in Community Contributions and Private Support New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner…

MTA Calls Climate Change ‘Urgent Reality’ as it Launches New Report on Preparation for Sea Level Rise & Other Coastal Dangers

  MTA Calls Climate Change ‘Urgent Reality’ as it Launches New Report on Preparation for Sea Level Rise & Other Coastal Dangers Interim Director Touts MTA’s Proactive Resiliency Efforts and Sustainability Benefits of Public Transportation   The Metropolitan Transportation Authority cited the “urgent reality” of climate change in a new report on public transit projects…

Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement

  Dutchess County Department of Human Resources Recruitment Announcement   Title: Domestic Violence Outreach Worker Recruitment Number: 2017-00000023 Last File Date: 5/12/2017 A recruitment has been announced in a title you indicated interest in. If you are still interested, please follow these steps: Read the minimum qualifications for the title carefully. Exceptions to the qualifications…

Governor Announces New Regulations to Require Disclosure of Chemicals in Household Cleaning Products

  New York Becomes First State in the Nation to Require Manufacturers to Disclose Chemical Ingredients in Cleaning Products New Proposed Restrictions Will Reduce the Amount of Perchloroethylene and Other Dry Cleaning Chemicals Released into the Environment Announcement Coincides with Earth Week and Supports New York’s Commitment to Protecting the Environment Governor Andrew M. Cuomo…

$30 reward for my old fridge? – Refrigerator and freezer recycling program

  $30 reward for my old fridge? YES! Say yes to your energy savings of up to $150 a year, and get a $30 reward for your old working refrigerator or freezer. Chances are, your old refrigerator or freezer is running up your utility bill by an average of $150 a year. Recycle it, reduce your energy…