The resort, which developers expect to open in July 2022, includes a 120-seat restaurant, 72 rooms, a full-service spa, sauna and a pool spread across a large main building and multiple cabins, agricultural fields, staff housing, artists’ studios and stables for horse-riding on the property, as well as utilities and service areas. It’s located off Liberty St. behind the Glasco Firehouse, abutting the Hudson River.
Topics include: Memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Dan Guenther; Saugerties building inspector to oversee weed cutting in Esopus; Kingston Planet Wings demolished for intersection realignment; Sloop Brewing now 72nd-largest US regional craft brewery; and more.
In contrast to last summer, almost all of the local municipal pools will be filling their watering holes and opening up the gates to campers, bathers, competitive swimmers, families, singles, seniors – all eager for some Vitamin D, poolside lounging, lap-swimming and healthy outdoor activity.
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.
Mayor Steve Noble has announced that the City of Kingston has formally awarded Family of Woodstock to facilitate the construction and management of a pilot tiny-home community.
Topics include: Ulster County to host outdoor event series at Enterprise West; Saugerties crowns Mum Queen during baseball game; Participate in a Worry Doll Project/Proyecto Muñecas Quitapenas; Family of Woodstock gets Kingston contract for tiny homes project; and more.
Being able to turn on the faucet and get clean water for drinking and cooking is a convenience most take for granted. But for a number of Saugerties residents, that hasn’t been the case since 2019.
The Kingston Land Bank was launched in 2018 with the mission of buying vacant homes held by the city for back taxes, renovating them, and selling them to families at an affordable price and thereby returning the properties to the tax rolls. Since then, the need for affordable housing has only grown, but the land bank’s progress has been slow. It was unable to find buyers for the first three properties it planned to sell earlier this year and recent meetings of the Common Council have seen city elected officials considering reducing the number of properties it would transfer to the non-profit and questioning if its mission still makes sense.
Topics include: Village will continue to study Community Choice Aggregation for electricity; In-person village meetings could begin in July; Eyal Saad to oversee weed cutting in Esopus; Alex Wade warns of possible power outages; and more.
The dam once powered Saugerties’ industry. Now, it could provide electricity for local residents.