The Saugerties highway department aims to repave six miles of town roads with about 10,000 tons of blacktop by the end of this summer, according to superintendent Doug Myer. The state-funded CHIPS program will provide $361,318 in funding.
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A powerful storm pummeling Saugerties on Tuesday, May 15 elicited a tornado warning from the National Weather Service, produced hail the size of apricots, flooded Partition Street, caused a house fire on Abbotts Court and gave Saugerties’ Highway Department workers and emergency personnel plenty to do. According to Town Supervisor Fred Costello, no injuries were reported.
A Saugerties man was arrested yesterday after a pursuit assisted by a police K-9 unit. Police say he’s the man who threatened Diaz Ambulance numerous times by phone.
The cause of the fire that left one woman dead and multiple families homeless and without possessions has yet to be determined.
Saugerties is a step closer to outdoor amenities at Bristol Beach, according to town supervisor Fred Costello. Primitive hiking trails and an access point from Route 9W are on the horizon for this year.
Among the new recruits are a college professor, a transplant from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and a 19-year-old girl straight out of high school.
Usage rates would go up, but the flat delivery charge would decrease.
The cause of the three-alarm fire at 18-20 Russell St. that claimed the life of 46-year-old Tanya Conklin and seriously injured four others on Saturday, April 21 had yet to be determined by investigators as of Wednesday. According to Police Chief Joseph Sinagra, who spoke Monday, April 23 there is “no indication whatsoever at this time that it was an intentional act.”
After 15 months of legal struggle with the town, Gregg and Douglas Weeks have decided to close down Gregg’s Custom Sawing on 168 Patch Road.
Connor Chargois, 18, was arrested more than a month ago, after threatening social posts triggered a police response that yielded a cache of illegal weapons.