Press Releases and Announcements (Archive)

  • 10-19-20 Please take notice of Special Village Board Virtual Meeting on Court Consolidation. Village of Rhinebeck- October 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM. To participate select the "Join Microsoft Teams Meeting" link.

  • 10-05-20 - PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: This morning a water leak was discovered on Garden Street. Maintenance is being performed to correct the issue but be aware that there may be an interruption of water service throughout the Village for possibly 3-4 hours. John Fenton​, Superintendent of Public Works

  • 10-02-20 - Mayor Gary Bassett has announced today October 2, 2020, that Lydia Hill Slaby was appointed to fill the vacant seat of Trustee for the Village of Rhinebeck. See announcement for details.

  • 10-01-20 - Please Take Notice - Effective noon on October 1, 2020, Paul Korczak has resigned from the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rhinebeck.Martina McClinton, Village Clerk

  • 09-25-20 - More Information on Consolidation of the Town and Village Justice Courts

  • 09-25-20 REPORT: Financial Condition of the Village of Rhinebeck for FYE 5/31/20 - Karen Mclaughlin, Treasurer

  • 09-09-20 Police Reform Community Forums - Every police agency in New York State must undergo reforms. Dutchess County is working with municipalities, police agencies and stakeholders to develop ideas and reform plans that will be distributed to all police agencies in the county. CLICK HERE FOR FLYER
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  • July 2020 Village of Rhinebeck Environmental Update Report

  • 08-14-20 Please take Notice - Crystal Lake Park will be closed today - August 14, 2020 – for repairs on the ADA pathway.
    John Fenton, Superintendent of Public Works

  • 07-10-20 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE - Route 9 (Montgomery Street) paving to start on Monday July 13th. Please anticipate considerable disturbance to traffic and pedestrians for the next three weeks starting on Monday, July 13 ( weather permitting ) for the resurfacing of Route 9.  On street parking on Montgomery will be limited during this time. John Fenton Superintendent of Public Works

  • 06-10-20 Message from Mayor Gary Bassett/Officer in Charge Pete Dunn, Village of Rhinebeck Police

  • 06-01-20 Notice of Board of Trustees resolution to provide for payment of Village Taxes in installments. CLICK HERE TO READ RESOLUTION

  • 05-21-20 Restarting Dutchess Situation Update

  • 05-21-20 Help Your Hudson Valley Community as a Contact Tracer!

  • 05-21-20 Summary of Mayors & Supervisors Update Call May 18

  • 05-18-20 Update on Rhinebeck Responds COVID-19 Teamwork.
    CLICK HERE for info.


  • 05-17-20 Village of Rhinebeck Planning Board Meeting Agenda for Tues. May 19. Click here for agenda & detailed Zoom Videoconference information.To register with Zoom for this meeting please CLICK THIS LINK.

  • 5-13-20 COVID-19: NY Launches Online Dashboard To Track How Close Regions Are To Reopening - Now, you can check to see how each of New York's 10 regions is doing with those metrics. The state launched a dashboard on Monday, May 11 showing those analytics. You can view the dashboard here.

  • 05-08-20 Village of Rhinebeck Planning Board Notice of Change in Public Meeting Location - Read the message here

  • 05-04-20 Brookmeade Community Announcement:Let's come together to celebrate our residents and Brookmeade staff with a drive-by parade to say THANK YOU. The flashing lights, decorated cars and homemade signs will reflect your appreciation! Learn more about the event here.

  • Opening day for Rhinebeck Farmers Market 2020 is Sunday May 3rd! Please keep in mind that there are some changes regarding parking in the municipal lot. In order to maintain proper social distancing protocol, the market's temporary layout will require "NO PARKING" in the second row of the Village of Rhinebeck municipal parking lot. This is in addition to the permanently marked "NO PARKING" spaces along the back row and sides of that area.  These areas will be unavailable beginning Saturday at 9:00 PM, until Sunday at 3:00 PM. Parking is available as you drive in to the immediate right and throughout the entire first row (including handicap spaces). The entrance to the lower lot behind the Aroi Thai restaurant remains open for parking and as a pass through. There is additional municipal and on street parking available throughout the village. For more information about social distancing or to view the map of what area is closed, please visit the website: Thank you, and stay well.

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rhinebeck, NY — April 10, 2020 Making a Difference, Together: Letter to the Editor By Denise George, president, Northern Dutchess Hospital

  • 04-10-20 IMPORTANT NOTICE Wipes & Personal Hygiene Products Clog Sewer Lines! Update on Water infrastructure Paving 

  • 04-01-20 - Deferring Water bills to May 25, 2020 - Given that New York State has declared a State of Emergency which affects the residents of the Village of Rhinebeck to the effect that the Governor’s emergency declaration is requiring all non essential personnel to remain at home and while water maintenance is an essential function of the water department the billing is not. The village board is authorizing delaying mailing and payment of water bills covering the Village of Rhinebeck due on April 25, 2020 to be delayed to May 25, 2020 and the Village Board will not be assessing late fees.
    Mayor Gary Bassett

  • 04-03-20 - Village of Rhinebeck Event: Healthcare Salute Parade in Rhinebeck, April 8, 3pm. Description of event: Join us to show your support for our local healthcare workers at Northern Dutchess Hospital!Our healthcare workers are on the frontline, keeping our community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mayor Bassett reached out to the hospital, proposing a socially-distanced way to well-wish, and the hospital is excited to have Rhinebeck come together in this way. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • 05-01-20 Rhinebeck Drive-Through Food Pantries Information - See flyer in English and Spanish.

  • See English version image Need Help During the COVID-19 Crisis?
    ¿Necesita AYUDA durante la crisis de COVID-19? See Spanish version image

  • 03-31-20 - Dutchess County Launches COVID-19 Data Dashboard  CLICK HERE

  • 03-27-20 - As of today the Lions Club Mini-Park located on the corner of S Parsonage Street and N Park Rd is TEMPORARILY CLOSED until further notice. If residents have questions or desire further information to please contact Village Hall at 845-876-7015. Please refer back to the Village's website and Facebook page for updates. Thank you

  • 03-24-20 - For the safety and health of all parties, the Village of Rhinebeck Police Department is temporarily suspending civilian fingerprinting services.

  • 03-23-20 - GET INVOLVED
    New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care professionals, schools of public health or medicine and PPE products providers and manufacturers to come forward to support the state’s response. It's going to be hard, it's going to be disruptive, but we will get through this together.
    Get Involved: How You Can Help


  • 03-23-20 - Nuvance Health Opens COVID-19 Collection Sites in Dutchess and Ulster Counties for Pre-Screened People - Appointment-only sites to collect samples for testing from people with physician’s order CLICK HERE

  • March 19,2020 - Update on COVID19 Containment Operations from Village of Rhinebeck CLICK HERE

  • March 19, 2020 - Temporary provision for Village of Rhinebeck Sidewalk Signs CLICK HERE

  • March 18, 2020 - Rhinebeck Food Pantry Announcements CLICK HERE

  • Update on Rhinebeck Village COVID19 Containment Plans - March 16. 2020   CLICK HERE

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