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September 13, 2015 Spencertown Fire House fundraiser to benefit the Spencertown Fire Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.

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An Empire Safety Council Accident Prevention Workshop will be offered to the public by Certified Defensive Driving and Point Insurance Program Instructor Victor Bujanow, CIC. The full day class will be held at the CHATHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY ON SEPT 12, 2015 between the hours of 9AM – 3PM at 50 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham, NY 12037.  

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Congratulations to Nancy Kern, recipient of the Good Earthkeeping award!

The Good Earthkeeping Awards recognize individuals and groups as having made real and lasting contributions in Columbia County  to the preservation, improvement and/or facilitation of a better understanding of the environment. Click here to read more.


Connie is a very active and productive member of our town.  She not only serves the town with distinction, but volunteers with local non-profit organizations and for her faith.  Everyone who knows Connie is inspired by her tireless efforts to support her town and those in need.

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Paving Route 203

The New York State Department of Transportation plans to resurface State Route 203. The project will begin about July, 2015. All paving work should be completed by September 18, 2015; although other ancillary work may continue on the side. To view a map of area to be paved click on the link below.

Map of Route 203 Paving

Update: Road work to begin Monday July 27, 2015

AUSTERLITZ — Residents can look forward to a new Town Hall soon and they won’t have to travel much farther to get there.

The new building, formerly the Methodist Episcopal Church, was bought by the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation for the town this year. It sits next to the current Town Hall on Route 203.

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Featuring Dr. Brian Fallon, Director of the Tick-Borne Disease Research Center at Columbia University. Friday, May 1st @ 7:00 p.m. Columbia-Greene Community College (Fine Arts Theatre) There is no cost to attend but preregistration is requested by April 29. Register online or call 518-622-9820 ext. 0

Lyme Disease Program Flyer


Local Businesses

The Town of Austerlitz is expanding its website to include local businesses.  If you are a local business owner, and would like to be featured on our website, please send us the business name, contact name, address, phone, and email.  You may want to include a short description of business parameters and if available, a link to your business website.  Information can be submitted by clicking here.

E-ZPass sold here!

E-ZPass now available at the Town Hall.
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