Birnie Proposes Shared Vehicle Storage Facility

(Town of Hamilton, NY – March 2013) As usual, remarks from community attendees opened our March 15 Hamilton Town Council meeting. A petition from a Hamilton village resident was presented in support of renaming Triangle Park in honor of well-loved Hamiltonians Mayfred and Judy Plesniarski.

Mayor Margaret Miller updated us on a proposed milk processing […]

Further Consideration of SOMAC Proposal Expected

Hamilton: From Town Hall

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) The Feb. 14 Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with remarks from community attendees. We heard from a resident who spoke in support of the new draft wind law for the town of Madison, a concern of Hamilton residents who may feel impacts of wind projects in […]

PCD Thanks Community for Support

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) On behalf of the Partnership for Community Development and the Festival Committee, I would like to thank everyone who helped make the recent Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival such a tremendous success.

We are especially grateful to all of the volunteers who took time out of their […]

Public Hearing on Wind dGEIS Draws Full House

Madison Town Supervisor and Town of Hamilton Opposed

By Chris Hoffman

(Town of Madison, NY – April 2012) The crowd at the Public Hearing before the Town of Madison Planning Board nearly filled the 350-seat auditorium at Madison Central School on April 18. The hearing opened at 7 p.m. and more than 40 local residents […]

Shwartz, Rossi Thank Hamilton Voters

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Nov. 2011) We would like to express our thanks to all of those friends and supporters who worked so hard on our campaigns, hosted our meetings, took our signs and most importantly, came out to vote.

It was a mighty and fruitful effort, all made possible by you.

Thank […]

Pangallo Thanks Hamilton Voters

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Nov. 2011) I would like to express my thanks to the nearly 1,200 voters in Hamilton who cast a ballot in the recent town election.

In many towns, local elections are too often disregarded by voters, despite the fact that there is no other level of government that has […]

Supports Hamilton Democratic Slate

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2011) We have the opportunity in this election to bring new faces, fresh ideas and different perspectives to the town of Hamilton board.

Eve Ann Shwartz is a lifelong resident of the town of Hamilton who offers us experience in local government, community organizing and agricultural development. The […]

Shwartz Seeks Supervisor Seat

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2011) I am proud to announce my candidacy for supervisor for the town of Hamilton.

As the daughter of Yissakhar Shwartz, a naturally optimistic immigrant who built a successful farm on Borden Road, I learned to work hard, treat people fairly and watch the bottom line. As the […]

Petitions Filed as of July 14

Election News

By Martha E. Conway

(Wampsville, NY – Aug. 2011) Madison County is gearing up for town elections this fall, beginning with primary elections in Brookfield, DeRuyter and Lenox.

Following is a list of those who have filed petitions with the Madison County Board of Elections as of the July 14 deadline; caucus […]

Hamilton Residents may Still Appeal Assessment

Help Available to Grieve Reval

(Hamilton, NY – May 2011) Although Wednesday, May 18, was the final day to meet with Hamilton Assessor David Roach, residents may still be able to appeal property assessments.

Appeals that have not been resolved through meetings with the assessor can be moved to the grievance process and brought before […]