Category Archives: News

Interesting Article About The Berkshires in The New York Times

There was a very interesting article in the April 13, 2018, issue of The New York Times. The article, titled “Betting on the Berkshires” by Tim McKeough, took a look at the Real Estate happenings, economic developments, and potential of Berkshire County. Continue reading

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Columbia County Awarded Big in 3rd Round of Broadband Expansion Initiative

Columbia County, and our neighbors across the river in Greene County were both big winners in the third and final round of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s initiative to secure high-speed internet for underserved areas across the state. Continue reading

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Columbia County Election Results 2017

If you are looking for official election results for every town in Columbia County, check out the Columbia County Board of Elections site by clicking here. The site gives you a full breakdown of every vote cast for each candidate. … Continue reading

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Cuomo Awards $10 Million to Hudson for Downtown Revitalization

The city of Hudson is one of 10 winners in a statewide competition for $10 million downtown revitalization grants. This is the second year for the contest, which Governor Cuomo created to reinvigorate aging downtowns. In a press event on … Continue reading

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Uber and Lyft Arrive in Upstate NY

Ride-sharing in upstate New York is now available. Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a measure that pushed the rollout date for ride-sharing upstate, from mid-July to late June. The state Legislature advanced the date in hopes of having the service … Continue reading

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Best Of Columbia County, Round 2 Voting is Open

Round Two of voting for the 4th Annual Best Of Columbia County competition is now open. Presented by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, the Register-Star, and the Chatham Courier present the Best of Columbia County competition, which invites the public to … Continue reading

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The Hudson Valley People’s Climate March is This Saturday

I’m reposting the following in case you missed it the first time. On April 29, 2017, hundreds of thousands of Americans will take part in a peaceful march to fight for our planet, and raise awareness of the growing climate crisis. … Continue reading

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