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An Interview With Mayor Gold (Part 2)

In part two of our interview with Steve Gold, the mayor discusses economic development, the recreation department, school taxes and future development on the City’s waterfront.

2007 Beacon Candidate Profiles

Five candidates running for office in the City of Beacon give you the opportunity to get up close and personal.

More Meet The Candidate Opportunities

Want to meet the City of Beacon’s current slate of political candidates? Check here to find out when and where to meet and speak with those running for office.

Meet The Candidates Night

Wednesday night, October 10th, at 6:30 PM Meet the Candidates Night sponsored by Concerned Citizens Coalition at City Hall.

Fast and Loose with the Truth

Is this really what we voted for? A Poughkeepsie Journal editorial is alleging today that the City of Beacon used “chicanery” to hide facts regarding a settlement for a brutality suit between Beacon resident Samuel Parker and the COB. In the editorial it was alleged that the City Council attempted to circumvent a Freedom of […]

Election 2006: An Overview

An overview of the candidates whose races affect the City of Beacon The following races were chosen due to their immediate effect on Beacon. We have presented incumbent candidates first, followed by challengers. We have tried to present this information in a proactive, unbiased manner. We have therefore chosen to focus on the candidates’ records, […]

Hall wins primary

He’ll face Sue Kelly in the November election. Below are the numbers from the Dutchess County Board of Elections: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 019 RACES136 of 136 (100%) machines reporting (138 total districts)Representative in Congress 19th District D John Hall 2,176Judith Aydelott 1,145Ben Shuldiner 478Darren J. Rigger 265 Sphere: Related Content

Don’t forget to vote!

Look here if you don’t know where to vote in today’s primary election. Polls close at 9pm…

It’s Official: Democrats Sweep Council

According to the Dutchess County Board of Elections web site, Beacon Democrats have swept every open seat on the Beacon City Council. As of 10:49pm, with 100% of districts reporting, the results looked like this: At-Large: Lee Kyriacou (D) 1,286 Eleanor Thompson (D) 1,380 Michael Fasano (R) 1,044 Michael Witkowski (R) 766 Ward 1: Liz […]

Today is Election Day — Do you know where to vote?

If not, here’s the list of polling locations by ward: 1st W. 1st D. A Tompkins Hose Co., Route 9D Entrance, 13 South Avenue 1st W. 2nd D. A Rombout School, Gym Entrance, 84 Matteawan Road, Beacon 2nd W. 1st D. A Tompkins Hose Co., Route 9D Entrance, 13 South Avenue 2nd W. 2nd D. […]


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