Village Planning Board - Public Hearing - Wednesday, July 29th
Planning Board Public Hearing

The Village of Saugerties Planning Board will hold a special meeting on July 29, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the municipal offices, 43 Partition Street.  The purpose of the special meeting is to review the application extension

for the Country Meadows project.


Lisa Mayone

Village Clerk

Glasco Mini Park Closure - August 1st

Glasco Mini Park

Closed Aug. 1st

until 5:30 p.m. 

Glasco Mini Park will be closed until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1st, for a private function. 

Discover Saugerties Guide

Discover Saugerties 2015 

Check out places to go and things to do in Saugerties NY in our Chamber of Commerce’s Discover Saugerties Guide HERE.


Or better yet, come discover Saugerties in the flesh and pick up one of the paper copies of the Guide in many of our great local restaurants, hotels, B&Bs and in our many attractions and points of interest.


LifeSpring Offers ArtWorks - Sign Up by June 15th if Interested

ArtWorks will be held on Wed., July 22, 205 from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation in Saugerties.  For detailed information you can download a brochure and a registration form at


For more information: or 845-246-2800 ext. 452

Hudson Valley Magazine - Saugerties Lighthouse is a great place to have a picnic


The latest "Saugerties in the News" item - from   


For more "Saugerties in the News" (dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here.


TribLive Online Article Features Saugerties/Kayaking
Kayakers TribLive


"There's an irrefutable charisma that begs you to pull the car over as the road brings you to the Norman Rockwell-ish town of Saugerties, N.Y."


So begins this TribLive article that features kayaking, Opus 40, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Ophira Sailing, the Lighthouse B&B and Krauses Chocolates.

Saugerties Featured in a nice article


The latest "Saugerties in the News" item - from


For more "Saugerties in the News" (dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here.


Heads Up! - New Stop Sign - 3-Way Canoe Hill, Peoples and Mike Kraut Roads Intersection
New Stop Sign

The Town of Saugerties Highway Dept. wants all residents to be aware that a new stop sign has been installed at the 3-way intersection of Canoe Hill Road, Peoples Road and Mike Kraut Road.


Please be cautious when navigating this intersection as there may be some drivers who are not used to the stop sign.

Water Meter Replacement in the Village - Please Read . . .

Water meter

Over the next 4 months the Village of Saugerties will be replacing all residential and commercial water meters. 


Read more ...

Lifeline Telephone Service
Lifeline Telephone Service
The NY State Department of Public Service has announced a Lifeline Program, to make basic telephone services more affordable for income-eligible consumers.


For full details, click here or on the picture on the left.

Saugerties Highlighted in a Daily News Article

Opus 40 from Daily News

As the Daily News Article says: "

Three towns in the Hudson Valley offer a ton of fun just a short drive away

Saugerties, Woodstock and Kingston, N.Y., have great restaurants, museums, attractions and more

The article features Opus 40 (left), Ophira on the Hudson (sailing cruises), Lucky Chocolates and Fiberflame Studio.


Read more:

What are the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in?

Best Town to Live in

Well ... Saugerties for one!


Thanks to Vernon Benjamin for pointing us to this Upstater article that acknowledges Saugerties as one of the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in. 

Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!
Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!

Read all about it!  


Nice Huffington Post article on things to do in Jimmy Fallon's hometown ... good ol' Saugerties!  

Testing of Backflow Devices in the Village
 Backflow Device

The Village of Saugerties Water Department in compliance with 5.1.31 (a) of the NYS Sanitary Code, will be sending out notices regarding the testing of backflow devices.


Testing on all devices must be completed annually.


If you have any questions regarding the annual test, please contact the Water Dept. at 246-8958.

Saugerties Drinking Water Quality Report
Drinking Water

The Village of Saugerties "Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the Year 2013" is now available online.


Click on the image on the left or click here.
Calendar-Whats Happening

Click here for a calendar of Saugerties events.


The calendar contains links that you can click for more information about each event.


And if you have a not-for-profit event that you want added to the calendar, just click on this link for instructions.

Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer

On the left is a photo of an Emerald Ash Borer feeding on a leaf.  This insect is a threat to area trees.  If you see an Emerald Ash Borer, please report the sighting to the USDA Forest Service (866-322-4512).  See or visit for more information.  

June/July 2015


Mayor Murphy in His Office

We're really heading into the "sweet spot" of Saugerties events season.  Take a look at what's on tap:
  • Fourth of July Parade, Cantine Field Celebrations and Fireworks, July 4th.  Click here for more information including a map of the parade route.
  • The 13th annual Saugerties Artists Tour exhibit, July 11th
  • The great Sawyer Motors Car Show, July 12th
  • HITS is in town beginning Wednesday, July 15th
  • Free Sunset Concert (thanks to the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce), July 17th at Tina Chorvas Park
  • And the Saugerties Farmers Market is in full swing, each Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Kiersted House (119 Main Street).
A bunch of opportunities to have fun and meet up.  See you there!




William E. Murphy
Village of Saugerties



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