40 Cannon Street complex, formerly the site of King's Court Hotel, in Poughkeepsie.Photo by Paul Hesse

The Hudson Valley Space Race

With the specter of gentrification looming large, the Hudson Valley is ground zero for testing models of inclusive development.

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Welcome to The River Community!

New stories every week. Community events. Democracy in action ;)

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The Promise and Peril of Cow Power

Anaerobic digestion is an innovative process that converts waste to energy. Is it too good to be true?

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Fentanyl in the Hudson Valley

The opioid epidemic’s “Third Wave” has hit the region hard, but addiction recovery workers are seeing tentative signs of progress.

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We Paved Paradise

We tend to think of parking as a problem only when a spot can’t be found. But city planners who’ve documented the hidden costs of parking are starting to implement solutions.