Politics & government

Kingston parking plan will include discounts for frequent users, rates to be announced later

Kingston parking plan will include discounts for frequent users, rates to be announced later

While Mayor Steve Noble said Monday the new plan for city parking, which will double meter rates and end free parking in municipal lots, will offer long-term discount rates for residents and commuters, he said determining the amount of the resident/commuter discount will have to wait until the city picks a vendor to install payment kiosks in the lots.

Interesting times: New Paltz reflects on election results

Interesting times: New Paltz reflects on election results

“We all share the blame, living in our bubbles while we shun, demoralize and demonize those who disagree with us. We’ve been viewing distorted versions of each other through computer screens while we calcify our own sense of self-righteousness. Half the country is not all racist neo-Nazi buffoons just as the other half is not all liberal elitist Christmas-haters. We have to find a way back to recognizing common humanity in those who disagree with us, and find a way for them to recognize ours.”