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Amanda L. Fries

Investigative Reporter

Poughkeepsie, NY

Amanda L. Fries

Investigative Reporter

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Hinckley’s costly cleanup

For a handful of residents in this hamlet in the town of Trenton — population 4,498 — a new $935,000 wastewater treatment facility is going to come at a cost. For the next 40 years, about 16 Hinckley homeowners will have to pay an additional $573 in their tax bill each year, Town Clerk Stanley Harris said.
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Buildings crumble, contaminates a concern in Frankfort fire

A former manufacturing site anticipated to be demolished soon began crumbling Wednesday after multiple buildings caught fire at Union Tools, formerly Union Fork & Hoe. The industrial site has been undergoing remediation — including asbestos abatement — and was set to be demolished possibly at the end of the month, said Steve Litwhiler, spokesman for the Department of Environmental Conservation.
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Amanda L. Fries

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