Stillwater residents and participants braved this year's rain and cold for the annual 2013 Memorial Day observance and parade on Friday, May 24th. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
Countdown to the Stillwater Bicentennial is on! Though still nearly three years off, Historian Linda Sanders told village Trustees at their monthly board meeting Tuesday night (May 21) that plans are already underway for a birthday celebration on April 16, 2016 when the municipality will turn 200 years old. FULL STORY
The annual Stillwater Family Days will be held at Riverside Veterans Park the weekend of Friday, May 31, 5-10 p.m., and Saturday, June 1, Noon to 9:30 p.m., with rides, games, food, shows, pony rides and petty zoo, exhibitis, fireworks and more. VIEW FAMILY DAY SCHEDULE
Work is scheduled to resume on the village sidewalk construction project on Route 4 near Stillwater Central School after crews shut down operations for the winter. Engineers notified the village recently of a May 20 restart date. Expect some traffic delays in the area. VIEW PHOTO GALLERY OF WORK FROM LAST FALL
Spring was in bloom as a large group gathered for Stillwater's monthly Senior Time Program on Friday, April 26, at The Stillwater Area Community Center. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
The Stillwater Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $1.7 million village budget Tuesday night that holds the line on property taxes and water rates for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. FULL STORY
About 25 residents attended the March Stillwater Senior Socialization Program held the last Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Stillwater Area Community Center. Easter was this month's theme. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
Village Property Owners: The village EDU water rent charge is $220 per year, per one-family dwelling. Last year, EDU charges were billed as part of the village property tax bills. From here forward, EDU charges will be split on the water bills, half on the April billing and half on the October water billing.
The Stillwater Village Board of Trustees heard its second report in as many months during its meeting March 19 on plans to move the Town Offices to the church hall of the former St. Peter The Apostle Parish on Hudson Avenue. FULL STORY
Two incumbents running unopposed in Tuesday's general election for the Stillwater Village Board of Trustees were re-elected to new four-year terms. Keith R. Collins (19 votes) and Ellen Vomacka (23 votes), both first elected to the board in 2009, will continue on the board through 2017. VIEW BIOS
Message from the Zamboni Brothers: Well, another winter has gone by as well as the ice for skating. We would like to thank everyone who joined in the fun and helped us have another successful season. The Zamboni Brothers learned a lot about making ice, too. Faced with a liner that the mice had eaten, we were pretty busy trying to keep water in the rink. The American Legion is going to update their barbecue pit so we can have bonfires during our next WinterFest and perhaps on weekends. We are in process of buying a new liner for next year and making upgrades to the courts for the summer. Thanks again for your support, keep those skates sharp and ready for next season.
Stillwater village residents may soon have a place to grow their own fruits and vegetables if area planners get the financial backing to start up a community garden project. Plans for the community garden were unveiled before the village Board of Trustees in February by Stillwater Area Community Center Executive Director Madeline Patterson, who said her staff is applying for grants to fund the initiative. FULL STORY
About 25 residents attended the February Stillwater Senior Socialization Program held the last Friday of each month, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Stillwater Area Community Center. February was a presidents' birthday theme luncheon with some of our presidents' favorite foods like George Washington cherry cobbler, Martha Washington fudge, Teddy Roosevelt hot dogs, and President Obama Chili and Abraham Lincoln coleslaw. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
The Town of Stillwater will be submitting plans to the village Planning Board in the next week or two for approval to move the town offices to the church hall of the former St. Peter The Apostle Parish on Hudson Avenue. Stillwater Town Supervisor Edward Kinowski told the Village Board of Trustees Tuesday night (February 19) that the town has been negotiating with the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese for months and is hoping to sign an agreement within the next few days to lease the church property for the next five to 10 years. FULL STORY
After a two-month search, Lawrence Allen has been appointed new Code Enforcement Officer for the Village of Stillwater. Allen replaces Lynn Goman, who retired in December. FULL STORY
A nice crowd braved the cold weather and biting winds for the Village of Stillwater's second annual WinterFest held on Sunday afternoon, February 17th, at the village ice rink on American Legion Way. Keeping everyone warm was a fire pit, free cookies and hot chocolate provided by the Village Board, and the annual Chili Cook-Off sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary from Post 490. The Stillwater Central School's Booster Club was also on hand selling a variety of food and drinks. The day included lots of ice skating, hockey, games, music, and more. VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY
To help lower the unwanted formation of “disinfection byproducts” in the village’s drinking water supply, the Village Board of Trustees voted Tuesday (January 15) to purchase and install a new state-of-the-art aeration system for one of its water holding tanks. FULL STORY
There are no emergencies to report at this time.
Stillwater Blockhouse to Open May 25 for its 14th Season
The Stillwater Blockhouse will open Saturday, May 25, for its 14th season. The opening day encampment and blessing of the flags ceremony will begin at noon. VIEW THE SEASON SCHEDULE (PDF)
Join Us May 31 For Senior Time's First Birthday Celebration
The Village of Stillwater cordially invites you to attend Stillwater Senior Time's first birthday party celebration, Friday, May 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Stillwater Area Community Center. Stop by for a delicious lunch, desserts and a few games of BINGO. A necklace and bracelet from beads will be our craft of the month. For more information call Judy at 664-2008. This program is sponsored by The Village of Stillwater.
2012 Village Water Quality Report Now Available
The Village of Stillwater's annual Water Quality Report for 2012 is now available. VIEW REPORT (PDF)
Village Disaster Assistance Needed
As part of the village's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, local volunteers and individuals are needed to assist in the event of an actual emergency. Please take a minute to see how you can help out. MORE INFORMATION
Village receives grant for Senior Socializing Program
The village has been awarded a grant from the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors - Saratoga Casino & Raceway Foundation, Inc., the enhance the Senior Socialization Program held the last Friday of each month at The Stillwater Area Community Center.
Grant to extend Stillwater Multi-Use Trail to village
Stillwater has received a $10,000 grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway to extend the Multi-Use Trail northward toward the village, and ultimately continue toward Saratoga National Historic Park. This project would effectively complete the trail gap between the northern Stillwater Historic Multi-Use Trail and the historic Village of Stillwater along the Hudson River and original Champlain Canal. Ultimately, the goal is to link to other historic, cultural and community resources via a non-motorized trail network, providing for cyclist and pedestrian safety. FULL STORY