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Athens Stevedoring Withdraws Application to DEC!

Hello Friends and Neighbors! This morning we received confirmation from the Department of Environmental Conservation that Athens Stevedoring has officially withdrawn their application for registration to operate a C&D processing facility on our waterfront. Thanks to all who got involved and made their opposition to this project known. But we’d especially like to thank the …

Postponed: Comprehensive Plan Focus Groups

Due to measures taken recently to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Comprehensive Plan Update’s steering committee is postponing the public input focus groups that were scheduled for the end of March. There are no new dates scheduled at this time. We’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, stay healthy!

Athens to Hold Historic Joint Village/Town Meeting to Update Comprehensive Plan

Athens Town Supervisor Robert F. Butler, Jr. and Village Mayor Stephan Bradicich announced today that their respective Boards have adopted resolutions to hold a joint Village and Town meeting as part of updating the Athens Comprehensive Plan. The Plan was adopted in 2007. The historic joint Village and Town meeting will be open to the …

Public Comment at Feb. 26th Village Board Meeting re: C&D proposal

The Village Board will hear public comment regarding a proposed C&D project on the riverfront at the start of next week’s meeting. There will be a sign up sheet and speakers will be limited to 2 minutes. Please arrive early to sign in. The meeting will begin promptly at 6:30pm on Wednesday 2/26 in the …

Special Statement Re: Proposed C&D Project on N. Washington St.

Today’s article posted on HudsonValley360.com concerns us all. The Village Board was only recently made aware of the proposed project and we are looking into it further. The Village Board discussed concerns over this proposed use at the February 12th meeting. To date no notification or request for use has been made to the Village. …

2020 Comprehensive Plan Update: Overview

The Village and Town of Athens are working together again to update the 2007 Town/Village Comprehensive Plan. In addition, the incorporated community of Sleepy Hollow Lake will be participating in the process. The Comprehensive Plan expresses Athens’ vision. It also recommends actions to help achieve set goals.  As a result, the plan acts as a road map …

New: Village Newsletter Coming Soon…

Soon, you’ll be able to keep up on what’s going on in the Village of Athens with just one click! We’ll be rolling out the first issue in December. Look for a link on our social media page or send an email to athensvillageny@gmail.com to sign up.

Athens Oktoberfest

Join us on October 19th for the First Annual Athens Oktoberfest! With local breweries, distilleries and food truck, it’s sure to be a good time for all. Admission is $15 (DD tickets available for $7). This is a 21+ event, so get a sitter and please, leave your pets at home for this one too.

HBO is Coming… to Athens

Dear Neighbors, Next week, in conjunction with the Greene County Film Commission, a crew from HBO will be filming in the Village of Athens. The project is an upcoming mini-series entitled “The Plot Against America”, based on the novel by Philip Roth. Their tech scouts arrived this week (you may have seen them around the Village). Filming will …