Margaretville

Art in Common heating up winter

“Art in Common” multi-art events keep the Margaretville Commons building abuzz every Saturday afternoon and evening with art, activities, shopping and socializing. Two important causes are now the worthy recipients of retail space upstairs in the Commons during these events, donated by the Commons building.


Broadway star boosts Open Eye

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Broadway singer, Jenn Gambatese, got the audience in the mood for love at The Open Eye Theater on Saturday night.
With her husband, Curtis Cregan operating the background music, Gambatese’s powerful voice filled the auditorium with songs of love: discovering it, feeling it, searching for it, losing it, and daring to believe in it again.


Youth Theater Workshop set in Margaretville

The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, is offering a Youth Theater Workshop for children ages 8 – 13 on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The workshop will consist of creative movement, improvisation, theater games, scene writing, scene work and more. The required reservation deadline is Feb. 18.


Mayoral posts up for election in Margaretville, Fleischmanns

The position of mayor will be on the ballot in the villages of Margaretville and Fleischmanns in the March 18 election. Current Margaretville Mayor Bill Stanton announced last month that he would not be seeking a fourth term.


Freshtown Market opens doors; total store makeover will follow

Margaretville — The new Freshtown of Margaretville opened its doors for business last Wednesday, just 13 days after its owners took possession of the former A&P grocery store site on Bridge Street in the village.


Auxiliary Thrift Shop moving in Margaretville

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will soon be moving its Thrift Shop to 850 Main Street, Margaretville.
The Thrift Shop will be relocating by mid-February to a building owned by Peter Neumann. The structure was completed renovated several years ago after being utilized for a long time as a warehouse for a plumbing store across the street.


Evening of dining, dancing planned at Open Eye Theater

Margaretville — Broadway singers Jenn Gambatese (“Tarzan”), Curtis Cregan (“Rent”) and musical director Brian Taylor (“Mary Poppins”) will provide an evening of songs to dine and dance to on February 7 at 7 p.m., at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville.


Charlotte Valley boys' team outlasts ACS Mountaineers

By Julia Green
Davenport 89, Andes 47 (Thursday, Jan. 29)
The Andes Mountaineers moved to 8-7 overall and 4-7 in the league following an 89-47 defeat at the hands of the Charlotte Valley boys on Thursday.
“We knew we were going to have a tough time going in,” said Andes Head Coach John Bernhardt. “But we did well for a long time.”


MCS girls edge DCS Eagles

By Julia Green
Downsville 36, Margaretville 38 ( Jan. 29)
It all came down to the fourth and final quarter of the Margaretville Blue Devils’ league win over Downsville on Thursday night. Brandi Balcom hit 10 of her 14 total points in the quarter and Casey Hubbell iced two of two free throws in the closing minutes to extend the Blue Devils’ lead to seven.


MCS grad Owen Finberg receives soccer coaching honors

South Kent, CT — Margaretville Central School graduate (1995) and South Kent School Director of Athletics and Head Soccer Coach Owen Finberg has been recognized as one of the top high school soccer coaches in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Adidas.


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