Saugerties Town Justice Daniel Lamb Funeral Arrangements
Saugerties Town Justice Daniel Lamb

The Town of Saugerties Offices will be closed on Monday, February 26th for Town Justice Daniel Lamb's funeral.

For information about funeral arrangements, please visit the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home website.


On Feb. 26th, the Town Police department will be open and anyone needing Police and emergency services are advised to follow usual procedures -- dial 845-246-9800 for the Police or 911 in case of emergency.

Town Board Meeting - Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
Saugerties Town Board Meeting

The next Town Board meeting will take place 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21st.  The location is the Sr. Citizens (Multi-Purpose) Building, 207 Market Street.

For a copy of the Town Board agenda, click here or on the image on the left.    

Town ZBA Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 5th
Zoning board of appeals public hearing

The next ZBA meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizens (Multi-Purpose) Building (207 Market Street).


Click here or on the image  on the left, to download a copy of the agenda.

Free Native Trees and Shrubs for Saugerties Properties near a stream in the Hudson Estuary - Applications Available
Trees for Tribs

Trees for Tribs offers free native trees and shrubs for qualifying planting projects in the Hudson River estuary watershed. Program staff may be able to assist with plant selection, and other technical assistance.


If you own or manage property near a stream in the Hudson estuary watershed, you can apply.  Once you've applied, if your project is selected, you can recruit volunteers for planting, and for maintaining the site. 

To learn more and download an application, visit the "Hudson Estuary Trees for Tribs" web page.

Town of Saugerties Applying for NY State Affordable Housing Corp. - Applications for Town and Village Homeowners available
AHS Home Renewal The Town of Saugerties is applying to the NY State AHC for $500,000 that, if granted, would serve a minimum of (20) owner occupied housing rehabilitation projects within the Town or Village Saugerties.  Click here or on the image on the left for a PDF with more information and an application form.

Bristol Beach Improvements Study Info
Bristol Beach Plan

Interested in more info about the Bristol Beach Improvements Study?


Visit this page (or click on the image on the left) to download and view the following documents:


  • Improvement Plans PDF
  • Economic Benefits of NY State Parks


2018 Town Adopted Budget

The Adopted Town of Saugerties Budget for 2018 is available.  Click here or on the picture on the left to get to a page where it can be viewed and/or downloaded.

Central Hudson - Transmission Lines Rebuild Plans

Central Hudson - Transmission Lines Rebuild Plans


This project will begin in 2020 and is scheduled to complete in 2022.


There was an informational meeting held in Saugerties on Monday, September 18th, 2017.  For more information about Central Hudson's plans, you can read this letter from Chris Rottkamp (Director/Project Manager, Central Hudson) to former Town of Saugerties Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel, which contains a fair amount of background information.  And you can visit this Central Hudson H&SB Project page as well, for more information. 
(It's called the H&SB Project because the transmission lines, named "H" and "SB", are located in a 23.6-mile corridor between Kingston in Ulster County to North Catskill in Greene County, a stretch includes Saugerties.) 

LendEDU - "Saugerties in Top 100" Best Places to Start a Small Business

LendEDU logo 
Saugerties ranked #90, making it one of the best places in the entire state of New York to start a small business.

For the full report and methodology, click here or on the image on the left.  

Bottle and Can Recycling Just Got Easier ... and You Can Help Improve Saugerties' Playgrounds in the Process

Playground Fund 

Heidi Brandt has nicely set up a process where you can a) place your recyclable (NY deposit) bottles and cans in a large bag with a UPC sticker she's place on it, b) drop off the bag at the Hannaford Supermarket in Kingston (Ulster Avenue) and c) walk away feeling better about yourself, because the deposit money will all go towards the Village of Saugerties Playground Fund.  Click here or on the image on the left for more info.

Edible Hudson Valley Article Includes Great Saugerties Businesses
 Edible Hudson Valley Photo - Black-Eyed Suzies

Nice article about the authors' "edible ramble" starting in Saugerties and travelling along 212 to Woodstock.


Features: Miss Lucy's Kitchen, Love Bites Café, Cue, Dutch Ale House, Black-Eyed Suzie's, Lucky Chocolates, the Hudson Valley Food Truck Festival, Smokehouse of the Catskills, New World Home Cooking and various Woodstock venues as well.


Click here or on the image on the left to get to the article.


Saugerties' Charm

Saugerties Charm

"Front + Main" West Elm blog features the people and places that charmed them, when they visited Saugerties.


For more "Saugerties in the News" (from as recently as this December 2016 blog item, to a NY Times 1902 article) click here. 

Saugerties' Top Dozen Most Instagrammed Places

Top Dozen Saugerties Instagrammed Places

Admit it ... you've sat there at some point and asked "What are Saugerties' 12 most Instagrammed places?" ...

Well ... inquiring minds want to know ... and the Saugerties Town web site (courtesy of the Kingston Creative website) has the answer for you!


For that answer, and for some great photos and quick info about them, click here or on the photo on the left.

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. 

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.

Town Transfer Station No Longer Accepting Brush and Tree Limbs - Alternative Recycling Options Available

No Brush
Effective immediately, the Town of Saugerties Transfer Station will no longer be accepting brush nor tree limbs from residents due to the processing expense. 
For more information, including alternate locations where brush and tree limbs can be brought for processing, visit this page or click on the image on the left. 

Town Police Seeking Candidates for a part-time school crossing guard position
Town Job Opening

The Town of Saugerties Police Department is looking for candidates for a School Crossing Guard position, for the Mount Marion Elementary School District and the Riccardi Elementary School.   


For details, click here or on the figure on the left.

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.

Saugerties Highlighted in a Daily News Article

Opus 40

As the Daily News Article says: "

Three towns in the Hudson Valley offer a ton of fun just a short drive away

Saugerties, Woodstock and Kingston, N.Y., have great restaurants, museums, attractions and more

The article features Opus 40 (left), Ophira on the Hudson (sailing cruises), Lucky Chocolates and Fiberflame Studio.


Read more:

What are the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in?

Best Towns 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!

Read all about it!  


Nice Huffington Post article on things to do in Jimmy Fallon's hometown ... good ol' Saugerties!

Click here or on the image on the left for a calendar of Saugerties events.


The calendar contains links that you can click for more information about each event.


If you have a not-for-profit event that you want added to the calendar, please visit this page.