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7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
National Grid is seeking approval to build 153 miles of new high-voltage electrical transmission lines on a route that would begin in the Utica area and pass through Albany, ending in Dutchess County.
What's the best route to energy independence?
Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
13 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
Featured in todays Record Newswatch - a hit and run driver damages a laundromat in New Paltz; road conditions may have been a factor in a fatal accident on Interstate 84 in the Town of Wallkill and a Dutchess county man pleads guilty to taking hidden camera videos of women and girls using the restroom in the pit area of the Orange County Fair ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Poughkeepsie Journal
The President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, visited Dutchess County on Monday to deliver an address at Bard College in Annandale and tour Val-Kill in Hyde Park.
21 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
A Dutchess County man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Orange County Court to taking video of women and girls as they used the restroom in the pit area at the Orange County Fair Speedway.
Women continue to make critical contributions to the business community and beyond, despite facing challenges in the workplace.
The first female Dutchess County legislator and a champion for the disenfranchised died early this morning, according to her son, Robert B. Murphy.
Justin Curran still has not accepted a plea bargain for pending charges of assault and an alleged escape attempt from the Dutchess County Courthouse.
Come March, Dutchess County residents could face a 3.75 percent sales tax when they buy heating fuel and electricity.
Baking, exchanging and enjoying Christmas cookies is a time-honored tradition. Some say the concept dates back to the Middle Ages, when exotic spices became available in Europe due to an increase in trade.
Joe has been a lifelong resident of Dutchess County and has deep concerns regarding finances of the fire district.
Justin Curran is considering a possible plea deal on the two cases still pending against him after his conviction this week in the murder of Laurie Ferguson.
City of Poughkeepsie police say a missing "vulnerable adult" who has dementia and schizophrenia has been found.
Authorities say 19 people were arrested for impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Lawyers for at least four victims of Sunday's train derailment -- including two from Dutchess County -- have already filed notices of claims against the railroad; its parent agency, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and train engineer William Rockefeller, according to documents and attorneys.
Gap Inc. will receive a $1 million state tax break to boost its New York operations, including the expansion of its distribution center in Fishkill, Dutchess County.