Grant to help replace water line from Hillside tank to Rt. 4

The Village of Stillwater has been awarded a New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Grant totaling $733,418 to pay about 60 percent of the cost of replacing a deteriorating major water line in the village. The village grant is part of $416 million in monies awarded to municipalities by the state Environmental Facilities Corp for …

Village holds annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

The Village of Stillwater held their annual Christmas tree lighting at Cannon Park, on Dec 7th. Many residents joined in for the countdown and enjoyed singing Christmas carols. A fun time was had by all!  VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY

Two incumbents, one newcomer elected to Village office

Two incumbents and one newcomer were elected to village office during the general elections on Nov. 5. Mayor Judith Wood-Shaw and Trustee John Basile were re-elected to new four-year terms. Patrick F. Nelson was elected to his first four-year term on the Village Board. He will replace Timothy Campbell who did not seek re-election. The …

Boy Scout proposes bench project for water splash pad park

A village teenager has proposed making a few recreational improvements to the village playground and new water splash pad area on the American Legion property. Eddy Berthiaume, of Stillwater Boy Scout Troop #4035, presented plans to the Board of Trustees Oct. 15 for adding two wooden benches and an informational message board at the playground …

September Senior Time fall fun

Stillwater September Senior Time featured a brunch, Bingo games, desserts and a yarn pumpkin craft. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY

Hillside Avenue water tank demolition completed, new tank erected

Demolition crews removed the Hillside water tank in September to make way for a new glass-lined tank that has now been constructed. Concrete footers and the tank base have also been poured at the site. The old tank was in disrepair and needed to be replaced. View a demolition video Video demolition photo gallery View …

Village Board votes to lower sewer tax rate on debt, fails to raise sewer usage rate for plant operation and maintenance

The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to lower the sewer debt tax paid by village property owners but failed by one vote to raise sewer usage charges to prevent an anticipated future deficit in the Operation & Maintenance budget for the sewer plant. “It’s complicated,” said Trustee John Basile, while attempting to explain the difference …

Village Board authorizes improvements at two playgrounds

The Stillwater Board of Trustees approved upgrades this month to two village playgrounds, providing more recreational equipment for children and making security improvements at the new splash pad park. Trustees, at their Aug. 20 meeting, authorized spending up to $4,000 on new fencing, a gate and locks to protect the new splash pad water park …

New village clock for Cannon Park

The Village of Stillwater Department of Public Works crew has installed the new clock in Cannon Park. The original clock was badly damaged in an automobile accident last winter. Insurance covered the purchase of a new and better clock. The new clock will be a beautiful centerpiece to our village downtown area.

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