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All New Posts Tagged 'jobs' (5)

Start-up New York

You've probably seen the TV ads for "Start-up NY", the state program that offers tax-free (or maybe just tax-reduced?) status to businesses opening or re-locating to NY.  I checked the website, and it appears the program is geared toward very large businesses/manufacturers.  That may be a great program for the large businesses, but I think a program for small businesses could benefit towns such as Beacon.  What's to prevent Beacon from starting its own, small-scale version of this program,…


Added by Steve Knowles on April 7, 2014 at 2:52pm — 3 Comments

Reliable Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters Wanted!


Added by HoundJog on October 5, 2010 at 5:38am — No Comments

The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is Hiring in Beacon and Poughkeepsie


The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is hiring for two full time positions- one in Beacon and one in Poughkeepsie.

If you are interested and would like to apply please send your resume to Leah Cadwallader at

If you have questions about the position please contact Helanna Bratman at

Please see the following position description for more information.

Spread the word. Thanks!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess… Continue

Added by Green Teen on May 21, 2009 at 10:38am — No Comments

Can We Bring the Renewable Energy Industry to Beacon?

I was reading an article this morning, Making the Most of the Stimulus Bill: It Pays to Go Green, and began to wonder how Beacon could entice investors/companies to start renewable energy projects here. There are so many empty factory buildings around - how would a solar panel production plant stimulate the local economy? Or something to do with wind or geothermal… Continue

Added by Venessa Miemis on March 11, 2009 at 8:50am — 6 Comments

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