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This Coming Weekend - The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival!



This year, the Kiwanis Club of Saugerties presents the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd.  For more information on this GREAT festival, visit


And once again this year, for the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, the Town of Saugerties is making premium parking available.  For information about this offer, please visit the festival premium parking page

Village Planning Board - 2 Public Hearings - Wednesday, October 12

Planning Board 2

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Saugerties Planning Board will hold 2 public hearings on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 43 Partition Street, Hooks Room of the Fire Department.


The purpose of the public hearings are to receive comment on:

1) a Lot Line Revision application for Gyongyi Henson, 1 Beckley Street 2) a Special Use Permit and Site Plan application for 584 Rugby Road, LLC, Inc., 161 Market Street.


For more information, please click here or on the above image.


Copies of the application and plans are available for viewing at the Clerk’s office.  All interested parties will be heard.



Lisas Signature 

August 29th Update on Central Hudson Work to Replace Gas Lines in Saugerties ...
Replacing Gas Lines

Latest message from Gary Dachenhausen, the gas foreman for CHG&E in charge of the Gas Distribution Improvement Project that is going on in the Village of Saugerties.  


As of Friday all of our main is in and energized. All of the services have been completed. All of the old mains have been retired. That means all of the gas work is done except for a couple of new service installs. Final paving should be starting in the next couple of weeks.



-- Read more, including detailed near future plans and contact info --

Feral Cat Notice
Feral Cat


In an effort to control its stray cat population, the Village of Saugerties is conducting a Trap, Neuter, Return program throughout the village.


If you have a cat and want to know more about how this affects you and your pet(s) or if you just want more information, click here or on the cat image on the left.


2016 Village of Saugerties Tax Collection Notice
Taxes smallest

Please click here or on the image on the left for a Public Notice from Village Tax Collector Helene King.


Village of Saugerties and Riverkeepers team up for a cleaner Hudson River
Team on Kayaks 

On Saturday, May 7th, there was a Riverkeeper Sweep along the shores of Saugerties. 


The Village Board agreed to support their efforts and the Saugerties DPW picked up the 500 lbs. of gathered garbage for proper disposal.


Click here or on the image on the left for the nice letter Riverkeepers sent Mayor Murphy and to see the 3 photos they sent along. 

2016 Great Saugerties Bed Race - Will Not Happen in July ... Stay Tuned


Bed Race on hold 

The Great Saugerties Bed Race, originally scheduled for July 4th, 2016 will not be taking place that day.


If the race is rescheduled for later this year, we will post the details as soon as we have them.

Village's Revolving Loan Committee - Low-Interest Loans Available!
Revolving Loan 


Renovation and rehabilitation loans are available through the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.


The Revolving Loan Committee of the Village of Saugerties is anxious to assist Village business owners and lease holders. Funds are available for renovation and rehabilitation of their business properties. The minimum loan amount is $1,500 and the maximum amount is $75,000 with rates as low as 1%.


For more information and an application, contact the Village Clerk, Lisa Mayone at 246-2321 or stop in the Village Municipal Office at 43 Partition Street.

Trailways pickup/discharge on Route 32 near Thruway exit - Beginning Feb. 1

Adirondack Trailways BusBeginning Feb 1, 2016, Adirondack Trailways will pick up and discharge passengers at the new NYS DOT Park & Ride lot on Route 32 across from the NYS Thruway ramp. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Sunoco station on Route 32 just north of the Thruway ramp or online at

Saugerties Lighthouse included in CNN's Top 5 lighthouse hotels

Fun fact: The Saugerties Lighthouse was included in CNN's "World's top 5 lighthouse hotels" list in this 2013 article.


For more "Saugerties in the News" (from as recently as May 2015 and dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here. 

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.

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.

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 2014" 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.  

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