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By Rusty Mae Moore on Friday, Mar. 9, 2012 - 12:06 pm
This week, at the town of Shandaken's regular monthly board meeting: The continuing saga of the Bridge Street Bridge, flood mitigation, Pine Hill applies for historic district status, supervisor Rob Stanley gets into the marriage business, plans for new... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 - 11:24 pm
Above: Attendees at a hearing yesterday in which the Shandaken Town Board passed a new law governing farmstands. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. It took eight years, but the Shandaken Town Board has finally passed a farmstand law. The new law expands the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 - 10:02 pm
After years of wrangling, a law easing the zoning regulations on farmstands has finally been passed in the town of Shandaken, at a hearing held tonight on the issue. Town board member Alfie Higley Jr., who along with his father Al Higley runs a farmstand... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 - 2:34 pm
Councilmember Doris Bartlett, who presented a resolution in support of keeping the Phoenicia Elementary School open. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. Board votes to move Phoenicia sewer project forward Supervisor Rob Stanley reported that the DEP has approved... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 - 12:05 pm
At their first meeting of 2012, on Tuesday, January 4, the Hamden Town Council was presented with a proposal from residents of Chrystal Brook subdivision that the town take over roads in their subdivision. While some towns actually have the right-of-way... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 - 12:53 pm
Image: The Pine Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant’s Sewer Collection System Sevice Area along Route 28. An extension to 20 additional properties, which was voted into law by the Shandaken town board last week, is indicated in orange on the map. The Town... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 - 6:17 pm
The Olive Town Board meets at 7:30pm on Tuesday, January 10 for its regular monthly meeting. Here's the agenda: Olive Town Meeting Agenda: January 10th
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 - 8:30 pm
Shandaken Town Board. Left to right: Town Clerk Joyce Grant (D), Councilman Doris Bartlett (D), Councilman Alfie Higley Jr. (R), Supervisor Rob Stanley (R), Councilman Jack Jordan (R), and Councilman and Deputy Supervisor Vincent Bernstein (R). Photo by... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 12:04 pm
Image: Route 28 Scenic Byway map. From the Central Catskill Collaborative's Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan, September 2011. The Shandaken Town Board held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 5. Here's Watershed Post reporter Rusty Mae... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 7:45 pm
Above: John Moffitt of Delaware Operations explains the planned upgrades to the Andes sewage treatment plant at the Andes Town Board Meeting on October 11, 2011. Engineers described plans for a new $2.5 million Andes sewer upgrade at a tumultuous meeting... Read more


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