Running for two seats with four-year terms are Maria-Elena Conte, Howard Harris and Bennet Radcliff. The Woodstock Democratic Committee has endorsed Conte and Ratcliff.
The Woodstock Housing Committee hopes a proposed development moratorium designed to buy time to tackle a housing crisis will go beyond a pause on short-term housing, hotels and motels and address other growth that keeps affordability beyond reach and destroys neighborhoods.
Masks are still mandatory in Onteora schools for the time being as district officials expect more guidance in the wake of news the State Department of Health may revise requirements in schools.
Onteora Assistant Superintendent for Business Monica LaClair is leaving her position and board members expressed their gratitude for her service and dedication.
The way Onteora has operated under COVID restrictions has resulted in a savings of between $2.5 to 3.5 million, said Assistant Superintendent for Business Monica LaClair at the June 1 board meeting.
June 8: Woodstock is considering a nine-month moratorium on short-term rentals and other transient lodging. It would use the time to adjust its zoning to encourage affordable housing for residents.
Woodstock Library officials tried to change focus from finger-pointing to solutions as they come up with ways to fulfill programming needs while weighing the cost-effectiveness of maintaining a structure that was never meant to be a library.
In another true sign larger entertainment venues are finally awakening from a long slumber forced by a global pandemic, Bearsville Theater hosted its first concert with an in-person audience May 21 and Bearsville Center plans many long-overdue upgrades.
Woodstock Supervisor Bill McKenna found himself in the hot seat again last week as neighbors expressed frustration about a lack of action against a Shady homeowner for receiving contaminated fill.
New Paltz Town Board members would like to meet with their village colleagues when they need to take a vote together, but not just for the heck of it.