Category: Government

Dutchess County’s Stabilization Center is Model for New York State

Dutchess County’s Stabilization Center is Model for New York State   Enhanced Services and Lower Costs for Taxpayers in 2023 as NYS looks to introduce similar centers in other communities   Poughkeepsie, NY… As New York State seeks to develop…

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Rebuilding Together Dutchess County’s Fall Rebuilding Day

Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Rebuilding Together Dutchess County’s Fall Rebuilding Day For thirty years, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County has repaired the homes of low-income Dutchess County residents with the help of volunteers from local businesses, PTA’s, churches, and more. The volunteers…

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Dutchess County Participating in Halloween STOP-DWI Crackdown

Dutchess County Participating in Halloween STOP-DWI Crackdown High-visibility community engagement in effect through Oct. 31st Poughkeepsie … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has announced law enforcement agencies throughout Dutchess County are participating in a special enforcement effort to crack down on…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 24th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 24th 2022-2023 HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE INFO Every fall, there’s an unofficial competition among households to see who can go the longest before turning on the heat when…

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More Than $263K in Learn, Play, Create Grant Awards

More Than $263K in Learn, Play, Create Grant Awards Second round of 2022 grants to enhance lives of children and families adversely affected by COVID-19 pandemic Poughkeepsie, NY … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro today announced the second round of 2022…

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Progress on County’s Urban Trail Network Continues

Progress on County’s Urban Trail Network Continues First section of “Northside Line” trail hoped to be open by the end of 2022   Poughkeepsie… If delivery schedules hold true and the weather cooperates, rail trail lovers could soon have a new…

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Protect Yourself and Your Family Against Respiratory Illness

Protect Yourself and Your Family Against Respiratory Illness Get your flu shot and COVID-19 boosters Poughkeepsie… As the traditional flu season arrives, the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health (DBCH) recommends residents get the flu vaccine as well as…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 17th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 17th A FEW SEATS LEFT FOR “ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE” THIS FRIDAY (10/21) Loneliness, the feeling of being alone regardless of the amount of social contact, has…

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New York National Guard sending 4 troops to South African Military Skills competition

New York National Guard sending 4 troops to South African Military Skills competition LATHAM, NY (10/14/2022) (readMedia)– Four New York National Guard Soldiers and one Airman will represent New York and the United States at the South African National Defence…

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County Accepting Applications for Housing Creation and Preservation Program

County Accepting Applications for Housing Creation and Preservation Program Up to $9M available for key component of Dutchess County Housing Trust Fund Poughkeepsie, NY … The Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development today opened its application process for the Housing…

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ew York Army National Guard Promotions, Tafari Thompson from Pawling,  Jesse Simonetty from Poughquag

New York Army National Guard Promotions, Tafari Thompson from Pawling,  Jesse Simonetty from Poughquag   LATHAM, NY (10/13/2022)– Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York…

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DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS REPORTS JAIL CONSTRUCTION IS 78% COMPLETE WITH AN ESTIMATED FINAL COST OF $131.4 MILLION

DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPTROLLER ROBIN LOIS REPORTS JAIL CONSTRUCTION IS 78% COMPLETE WITH AN ESTIMATED FINAL COST OF $131.4 MILLION The Dutchess County Comptroller’s Office has completed a special follow-up financial report summarizing the Justice & Transition Center (JTC) capial project…

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Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 10th

Dutchess County Office for the Aging’s AGING NEWS For the week of October 10th Note: The Office for the Aging and all OFA Friendship Centers are closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10th. Clients of OFA’s Home Delivered Meals program…

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District Attorney William V. Grady announced today that a Dutchess County Grand Jury has voted to indict Roy Johnson and Devin Taylor.

District Attorney William V. Grady announced today that a Dutchess County Grand Jury has voted to indict Roy Johnson and Devin Taylor. This afternoon a written certification has been filed with the Town of Poughkeepsie Court before Judge Sullivan, advising…

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County Offering Lead Renovation Classes

County Offering Lead Renovation Classes Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH), in partnership with CertRebel, is offering free EPA Lead Certification Classes for residents and contractors to learn lead safe work practices for home renovations. Classes…

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