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Gardiner’s revived Open Space Commission drafts model conservation easement

Gardiner’s revived Open Space Commission drafts model conservation easement

Reconstituted in April 2018 following more than three years of inactivity, and its effective dissolution after all its members’ terms had expired, the Open Space Commission (OSC) of the Town of Gardiner has been doing its homework. A presentation at the September 3 Town Board meeting of its progress so far on the topic of codifying procedures for conservation easements earned the OSC high praise from the board and town supervisor.

Genetic testing scam warning

Genetic testing scam warning

Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries “free” screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, and door-to-door visits.

The Lotus Seed Project

The Lotus Seed Project

Olivia Treubig’s “The Lotus Seed Project” is primarily an initiative to introduce yoga and mindfulness to more people, she says, doing so in settings other than the traditional yoga studio and with a focus on community and healing. Her efforts extend to both adults and children.