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From landfill to solar farm

From landfill to solar farm

The installation at the site of the former Town of Ulster landfill is expected to generate 2,360 MWh of clean electricity each year, roughly equivalent to the electricity generated by burning 2 million pounds of coal or 4,000 barrels of oil. The array is expected to generate approximately 20 percent of all the electricity used by the Ulster County Government.

Gardiner Cupcake Festival returns this weekend

Gardiner Cupcake Festival returns this weekend

The Gardiner Cupcake Festival will be held this Saturday, May 19 from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at Wright’s Farm in Gardiner. The festival offers something for everyone in the family, from adults to children. Activities for kids include face painting, cupcake decorating, kids’ zone, pony rides, wagon rides and bouncy houses. Most of the childrens’ activities are free of charge.