By Max Freebern Town Supervisor Neil Bettez said there was no way to avoid the 6.67% tax-increase lumped into the 2020 town budget which board members unanimously passed last Thursday. After spending the last four board meetings arguing and tweaking the budget, members had to act before reaching their state-mandated […]
Rain or shine, the great New Paltz Halloween Parade must go on! Watch and check out some of this year’s paraders.
New Paltz community volunteers built a new playground in Hasbrouck Park in just five days, from Sept. 25 to Sept. 29. The structure, made of recycled wood composite, features a large sandbox, shaded seating area and lots of room for climbing. It also promises to be safer than the original […]
There are two New Paltzs, the town and the village. The village has a mayor, the town, a supervisor. Each has its own planning board and zoning board, they decide who builds what where and how. There are two property tax rates, which, if you’re a student renter, contribute to […]
SUNY New Paltz first-year Isaac Doughty missed his court hearing at the Town of New Paltz Courthouse on Wed. Feb 9. following his arrest on early Tuesday morning. Doughty, a Deyo Hall resident, was arrested on charges of second-degree kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment and second-degree assault after holding his roommate and […]