The boil water advisory issued on Monday, Feb. 23, for Stillwater residents due to a water main break is no longer in effect. The Department of Health has ruled the water is safe.
The Village of Stillwater has received an “A+” fiscal rating, according to a two-year audit of government finances by the New York State Comptroller’s Office. FULL STORY
The village asks that residents please clear the snow away from fire hydrants near your homes so fire personnel can assist you in the event of an emergency or please contact the village as soon as possible if you cannot do so. Also, if anyone is still "snowed in" and needs assistance please contact the mayor for assistance.
About 30 residents attended the Valentine's Day-themed January 23 Senior Time program held at The Stillwater Area Community Center. The group enjoyed BINGO, lunch and of course Donna Bove's delicious red velvet cupcakes. We made adorable tissue snowball flowers and vases. Pamela Cole, a representative from Homefirst gave a presentation on the program. FULL STORY
Village water users can expect to receive a $220 rebate check in the mail soon and say goodbye to their yearly EDU water rent charges for good. The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to issue rebates equivalent to $220 per EDU to all village water users who were subject to EDU charges at the time of the April 2014 water billing. FULL STORY
The Village of Stillwater would like to remind residents this winter season that there is a law in effect regarding snow and ice removal. Village regulations require that all property owners maintain the sidewalks adjacent their property "in a safe condition" at all times. FULL STORY
The Village of Stillwater's Senior Time program celebrated its monthly gathering with a holiday party on Friday, December 19. Twenty-five people were in attendance to enjoy the festivities which included BINGO, a holiday lunch, a cookie swap, games and a grab bag exchange. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY OF THIS EVENT
Long-time village Trustee John Basile, who spent much of his two terms using his technical expertise to help navigate the village through a series of comprehensive water and sewer problems, announced this week he will not run for re-election in March. FULL STORY
The Stillwater Board of Trustees approved two resolutions Tuesday night (Dec. 16) awarding $642,000 in contracts to the low bidders to make upgrades and repairs to the village’s aging waste water (sewer) treatment plant. The new work approved Tuesday will focus on modernizing and making structural improvements to the waste water treatment plant itself. FULL STORY
Calling his time as Stillwater village mayor “some of the best years of my life,” Ernest Martin announced today he will run for a new four-year term in March, 2015. FULL STORY
Thanksgiving was the theme of the Village of Stillwater's Senior Time program held Nov. 21 at The Stillwater Area Community Center. Thirty residents enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of activities. Thanksgiving events included a turkey casserole lunch, snacks, and of course, Donna Bove's wonderful festive cupcakes. Our guest, Mary Sala from the Saratoga County Office of the Aging, spoke about health benefits, HEAP, Meals On Wheels, and other resources available to senior citizens through the county. The group played BINGO and made glitter Christmas ornaments to hang on our tree at The Festival of the Trees to be held at SACC in December. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
The owners of Saratoga Hills are seeking permission to make direct connection to the village’s water supply system in an effort to increase water pressure to the mobile home park off Lake Avenue and save money on daily operations. FULL STORY
Participants in the Village of Stillwater's October 31 Senior Time program celebrated with a Halloween Party. Festive food and desserts were served, and there were games with prizes awarded to the winners. Stopping by was U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko and Brian Howard, a candidate who ran for a Senate seat. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
Thank you to the Stillwater community at large and the other local communities that helped make the benefit for Matt Rifenburgh a great success! We especially want to thank the American Legion Post 490 for hosting the event, The Sons of the American Legion for cooking and serving the food, John McDonald of SHS for the food donations, all the vendors who donated raffle items and the many volunteers who donated their time and desserts for the cause. The Rifenburgh family greatly appreciates everything that has been done from the bottom of their hearts! Thank you from Keith McBride & family, Sher Tedesco, the Stillwater Village Board, and the Stillwater Village and Town DPW.
The Village of Stillwater held its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25. Residents had an opportunity to stroll through the village streets and enjoy a family-friendly fall street fair with many things to enjoy along the way. Non-profits serving the community were set up along Hudson Avenue offering food and trick-or-treats for those who dressed up for Halloween ... and many did just that. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY OF THIS EVENT
Stillwater's new village playground is now open to the public at the site of the former tennis courts near the American Legion Post. In the planning stages for many months, the Board of Trustees approved the purchase of the playground equipment at its September meeting. DPW crews erected the equipment and put the finishing touches on the ground work this fall. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
Congratulations to Stillwater Boy Scout Troop 4035 (locally known as Troop 35), for being named Troop of the Year by the American Legion 4th District. The troop is chartered by Earl J. Manning Post 490 in Stillwater, Saratoga County. FULL STORY
Stillwater is about the take the wraps off a new village playground at the site of the former tennis courts near the American Legion Post. FULL STORY
The village is considering hiring a professional grant writing firm to help secure federal funding to purchase more than a dozen new air packs for the Newland-Wood Fire Company No. 59. FULL STORY
Village property owners will save over a hundred bucks this fall as the Village Board of Trustees has agreed to a one-time suspension in EDU water payments as it moves forward in cleaning up debt related to the establishment of its emergency water supply system. FULL STORY
The Stillwater Senior Time program resumed on September 26th at Stillwater Area Community Center after a summer break. BINGO, lunch and Donna's famous festive cupcakes was enjoyed by all. There was even a surprise visit from Elvis, as Harriet Nobles from the Mechanicville Rotary Club stopped by to promote The Elvis Show to be held at SACC on October 25th. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY OF THIS EVENT
Thanks to the Village of Stillwater, Trustee Judith Wood-Shaw, and U.S. Congressman Bill Owens for donating a new American flag for the Stillwater Area Community Center. The flag was hung recently by the village's Department of Public Works crew.
The Village of Stillwater has signed an agreement with the Town of Stillwater, regarding the General Electric Co. settlement case. Further information to follow.
Stillwater held its annual 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony on Sept. 11 – the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The event was held at the Stillwater Area Community Center. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY OF THIS EVENT
There are no emergencies to report at this time
Stillwater Blockhouse Host Salute to All Veterans Event
The Stillwater Blockhouse hosted its annual “Salute to All Veterans” in November featuring member of the 13th Albany County Militia. This was the Blockhouse's last event of the 2014 season. It was a very meaningful event and a Veterans Week tradition. This year, the Blockhouse welcomed more than 5,000 visitors from all over the world. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
Stillwater-Mechanicville Chamber of Commerce Holds Economic Summit
The Stillwater-Mechanicville Chamber of Commerce held its 2014 Economic Summit on October 16 to discuss business and recreational improvements in the municipalities. The improvements are designed to advance commercial, industrial, agricultural, civic, cultural and general interests of the area. VIEW SUMMIT REPORT (PDF)
Stillwater Food Pantry Helps Families in Need
The Stillwater Food Pantry's mission is to help families in need. Enroll today at 747 Hudson Avenue or call 664-1231. MORE INFORMATION (PDF)
Discounts Available For LifeLine Service
Discounts are available for eligible residents for LifeLine service through the New York State Department of Public Service. MORE INFORMATION (PDF)
Stillwater Hosts Annual Family Days Event
Stillwater hosted its annual Family Days event in June. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY FROM TOWN SITE