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Notes on the Germantown Town Board Workshop Meeting 12/15/2014

  A quiet Monday night and less than a handful of residents attended the Town Board Workshop meeting which was called to order at 7:10 PM by Supervisor Joel Craig. Board members Don Westmore, Mike Mortenson and Matthew Phelan were there, Andrea Dunn was absent. In the audience were Ellen Epstein, Jo Hills, Corrine Curry, …


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GDO My Notes on the Town Board Meeting of 8/25/2014

The meeting was called to order at 7PM by Supervisor, Joel Craig. Board members Mike Mortenson, Don Westmore and Matthew Phelan were present; Andrea Dunn was absent. Joyce Vale, Town Clerk, was there as well. The Board members approved the minutes of the previous meeting and the list of audited bills to pay. The Town …

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Saturday, November 16: Guided walk at “Keep Conservation Preserve” in Germantown

From  Ellen Epstein: On this Saturday, November 16th, the marvelous folks from Hawthorne Valley will do a guided walk at Keep from 2 to 4 p.m., the second or third that they’ve done.  They’re especially enthusiastic about Keep.  If you want to let folks know, I’m sure it will appeal to some.  I’ll be in …

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Report on Germantown Natural Resources SAT, DEC 7TH 10AM

Dear friends,   Here is a teriffic event for everyone who is interested and has a stake in protecting Germanrown’s natural resources.  Knowing about our natural resources  leads to a strong sense that they must be protected. This is an outstanding program and German town is lucky to have been the target of this research. It seems …

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3rd NY town wins in court over fracking ban

By The Associated Press Posted on March 19, 2013 at 8:03 PM, updated March 19, 2013 at 8:08 PM ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A third upstate New York town has won a court challenge to its ban on natural gas drilling as two previous cases are about to be argued before a state appeals court. Gas drilling …

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