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- 11/23/2022 - Bridge Reopened to Traffic on Mill Road in Rhinebeck
Project work, which began in the spring, included replacing the existing bridge, located over the Landsman Kill near Daz Lane, with a new, wider structure that includes three-foot shoulders to improve the safety of the roadway for motorists. An average of 321 vehicles traverse Mill Road, daily. Read more...
- 11/23/2022 - Dutchess County Transportation Council Unveils New Logo; Celebrates 40 Years; Receives National Recognition
Poughkeepsie ... The Dutchess County Transportation Council (DCTC), the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Dutchess County, has developed a new logo and tagline, Better ways from here to there, that together express its continued focus on serving the transportation planning needs of Dutchess County. The logo, developed with Drake Creative, establishes a new style for DCTC and coincides with the Council’s 40th anniversary. The Council appreciates its partners’ collaboration over the past four decades, and its members look forward to many more years of working together to create a safer, more reliable and resilient transportation system that works for everyone. Read more...
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- 11/10/2022 - Connecticut Man Charged with Rape of Minor
The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Axell Enrique Orellana Flores, age 21 of Waterbury CT, in connection with an investigation into inappropriate sexual contact involving a minor. Read more...
- 11/3/2022 - Dutchess County Drug Task Force Apprehends Narcotics Dealer Near Dutchess Community College
The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of Charles Faircloth D.O.B. 08/19/45, a Town of Poughkeepsie resident, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree with intent to sell, a class B Felony, on11/03/22. Task Force Agents executed a search warrant at Mr. Faircloth’s residence located within the Pendell Commons apartment complex in the Town of Poughkeepsie. This apartment complex is in close proximity to Dutchess Community College. Task Force Agents seized narcotics and U.S. currency as a result of this investigation. Mr. Faircloth was ordered to appear in the Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court on 11/07/22 for arraignment. Read more...