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MCS School Board sets goals for district

By Brian Sweeney
The Margaretville Central School Board of Education has developed a seven-goal plan for the district to follow as a long-term “road map.”

The strategic planning tool was the result of several workshops attended by the board during the summer.


CCCD awarded contract to fight invasive species

Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) has been awarded a contract that may be worth more than $500,000 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to administer a partnership for invasive species management in the Catskill Region.


Home Heating Assistance Program for income-eligible residents

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Delhi — Beginning Nov-ember 1, assistance with home heating costs will be available for lower income Delaware County households through the federal low income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).


Middletown history meets web technology

Margaretville — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) has launched a new website: www.mtownhistory.org.


RAG Gallery exhibit opens on Saturday

Roxbury — The final exhibits of the 2010 season in The Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade and Old Bank Galleries will open on Saturday, Nov. 6, with opening receptions from 2-4 p.m.


Local musical duo play Broadway at benefit

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The Margaretville Central School Class of 2011 will present the well-known local cabaret duo, Patricia Dell and Kent Brown, performing a cabaret program, “Our Favorite Broadway-Great Music of the American Stage!” at the school on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in a benefit for the senior class.

There is a $10 cover charge. Call 586-3720 to make reservations, which are suggested.


Participants sought for Holiday Express Parade

Margaretville — Local businesses, organizations and past participants are signing up to participate in the 3rd Annual Holiday Express Parade on Saturday, Nov. 27 and you can too! A float, dance group, local organization or informal group – you’re invited.


Free Thanksgiving dinner offered at Purcell Center

Margaretville — A free Thanksgiving dinner for the greater Margaretville community will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Purcell Center, 61 Academy Street in Margaretville. This free community dinner is open to everyone.


Crafts featured at Roxbury forum next Tuesday

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will host a holiday crafts workshop, led by Roxbury resident and visual artist Susan Whittenburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 1:00 p.m.
Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments at the conclusion of the workshop.


Mise en Place preview on Nov. 10

Arkville — As the holidays approach and culinary arts is tops on the agenda for holiday feasts, the public is invited to a free viewing of the six-minute trailer that describes the upcoming full-length documentary of Mise en Place. On Wednesday, Nov.


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