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Discovering how to fix the Discovery Institute

Discovering how to fix the Discovery Institute

The weird land-use problems linger at the site of the Discovery Institute on Plains Road in New Paltz. This unusual property is so far off from modern health and zoning requirements that it’s difficult even to figure out how to fix it, a fact which was made quite clear when Village of New Paltz Planning Board members took a look at the latest attempt during their April 6 meeting.

Saugerties village continues study of green energy plan for electric customers

Saugerties village continues study of green energy plan for electric customers

Under a system called community choice aggregation, all Central Hudson customers in the village would be enrolled in a program that purchases electricity from renewable energy providers. Joule, the facilitator of the program, aims to offer savings by locking in rates for a year and negotiating for multiple municipalities. Individual customers can choose to opt out and pay the regular Central Hudson price.