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Going solar

I am a new homeowner in Beacon and I am researching rooftop solar installation (in an effort to wean off of our reliance on fossil fuels). …

Started by Lucas Millard

2 Sep 30, 2016
Reply by Seth P

Just saw a piece on PBS News Hour about small hydroelectric projects getting streamlined federal approval... Fishkill Creek?

Am I missing some obvious reason why we could not do this? Or is this a "duh" moment, and we should absolutely get this going. The creek…

Started by Ben Royce

7 Sep 22, 2016
Reply by Matthew W Robinson

Found Dog

Be able mix found at intersection of South Chestnut and Henry Street.  He has a red collar on and looks to be at least 10 years old.  Very…

Started by simone williams

0 Jun 28, 2016

Illegal use of Mt Beacon Memorial Drive (access road)

Since this post was closed to replies I thought it might be helpful to start a new and continued discussion. I watched about a dozen 4x4s r…

Started by TC

33 May 23, 2016
Reply by TC

Beacon Approves First 5-Story Building since 1969

The plans for a total of 62 new residential units on Churchill Street on Beacon’s east end are on the fast track, with the zoning board of…

Started by info

1 May 5, 2016
Reply by info

Mysterious Native American

Does anyone know the story behind the handsome Native American figure which guards the path leading down to Ferry Street from 9D just south…

Started by Alan Goldsmith

0 May 3, 2016

Seeking input on elementary school

Hello, We are new to the area and transitioning our 6-year-old son to school in Beacon next month. We are zoned for Sargent elementary scho…

Started by Jessica Wapner

3 Apr 15, 2016
Reply by JoAnne Meyer

Cold Spring and the KKK

After Sunday's Hocus Pocus Parade in Beacon, my family and I took a drive along the Hudson. Unfortunately we got stuck in traffic when we h…

Started by Millie C.

22 Mar 31, 2016
Reply by info

Office with Storage Space Available

Hello, Anyone looking to rent an office space in a shared work space? - M-F 24 hr access, Sat 8a-3p access - Space is 10'x11' with 8.5' ce…

Started by Kai Van Der Putten

0 Jan 4, 2016

Mount Beacon Reservoir

I was up there on Saturday and noticed that the reservoir appears to be 8-10 feet lower than the level at the end of May/beginning of June.…

Started by Steve Knowles

3 Dec 22, 2015
Reply by Katie HM


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