March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Politics

Festival-like Setting for State of the County

County Executive MaryEllen Odell is pulling out all the stops for her 2nd annual State of the County address Thursday. More...

Lisa Johnson Named as Real Property Tax Director

A Dutchess County woman has been named as Putnam’s Director of Real Property Tax Services. More...

Breaking News - 3/15/2013 5:34 PM

Katz charged with pot possession, predicts resolution of case

And for speeding, 80 in a 65

State Assemblyman Steve Katz charged Thursday with speeding and marijuana possession during a traffic stop on the NYS Thruway outside of Albany forecast Friday that “once the facts of the case are presented, the matter will be quickly put to rest.” More...

Putnam National Needs $528,000 Infusion

Putnam legislators have approved more than a half million dollars in taxpayer money to upgrade the county’s only municipal golf course. More...

Hydrofracking Law Now on Putnam Books

It was an environmental love-fest last week, as the Putnam Legislature has approved a countywide hydrofracking law prohibiting fracking waste from being accepted into any of the county’s 45 waste water facilities, be they publicly or privately More...

Timeline for Seniors Lengthens, as Possible County Offices in Western Putnam Face Delays

A development in Cold Spring that could house county offices for western Putnam County appears to be a year or more off before construction could even begin, according to the latest report from Cold Spring’s village attorney. More...

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“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke