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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.

An Interview With Mayor Gold (Part 1)

Mayor Gold sat down with the Dispatch to talk about his first weeks in office, major transitions at the top of the City’s administrative infrastructure, and the City’s police and fire departments.

Steve Gold Sworn In As Mayor Of Beacon

The Poughkeepsie Journal reports today that Steve Gold has been sworn in as mayor of Beacon. Mayor Gold succeeds Mayor Clara Lou Gould who served as the City’s mayor for 18 years. In his first speech as Mayor, Mr. Gold stated that he would begin to pursue policies that promote the arts, and environmental concerns, […]

Beacon Unanimously Approves Master Plan

The Poughkeepsie Journal is reporting tonight that the Beacon City Council has unanimously approved the new Master Plan

Mayors Gould and Gold On WAMC

Mayor elect Steve Gold and future, former Mayor Clara Lou Gould recently appeared live on WAMC Public Radio’s The Round Table.

Steve Gold Wins Mayoral Race

Steve Gold wins Beacon’s Mayoral seat, John Forman and Alison MacAvery win County Legislative seats, Eleanor Thompson and Marlene Fredericks win At-Large seats while Deanna Leake, Charlie Kelly, Randy Casale, and Sara Pasti win the City’s Ward races.

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.

Details Emerge About Possible Tenants for University Settlement

During last week’s meet the candidates night at City Hall, mayoral candidate Steve Gold stated that the City had received letters of interest from two organizations about the possibility of leasing buildings on the University Settlement Camp property in the event that the City of Beacon bought the property. Gold stated that these queries—one from […]

In their editorial today The Poughkeepsie Journal has gotten behind Fred Antalek as their choice for Mayor of the City of Beacon. While acknowledging that both candidates believe that the City’s new Comprehensive Master Plan is an important step forward in Beacon’s growth, the Journal indicated that Steve Gold’s job at the Dutchess County Board […]


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