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We are delighted to have a web site devoted exclusively to information relevant to the residents of, and visitors to, the Town of DeKalb.
Please stop back from time to time as we add more news, schedules of events, and other items of general interest. Tell your friends to look us over!
Please let us know what more you would like to see, or any corrections that are needed!
To contact the webmaster click here: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that many items on the website can be clicked on for further information, even though they may not appear to be obvious links. eg. Click on an official's name and you will find a photo and brief biography. Click on an event in the calendar and you will find more details (if they have been provided.)
The Town of DeKalb is located between the St. Lawrence River and the foothills of the Adirondacks and encompasses the hamlet of DeKalb Junction, the Village of Richville, and the hamlets of DeKalb, Kendrew and Bigelow. William Cooper of Cooperstown arranged the purchase of De Kalb in February of 1803. The Town of DeKalb was officially chartered by the NYS legislature on February 22, 1806. The first “village” in the township of DeKalb was known as Williamstown or Coopers Village which, by 1814, was a village offering most necessary frontier services. In 1820, when the Coopers were no longer involved, it became known as DeKalb Village. [Click on History in the list on the right for much more information on the history of DeKalb and Richville.]
June 28, 2016
A break in a water main on Route 11 resulted in poor pressure, and eventually no water, to residents on the municipal system in the Junction this morning. The leak was substantial, draining the water tank in DeKalb completely and substantially lowering the level in Hermon's storage tank. The pipe has been repaired, however, it will take several days to bring the system back up to capacity so residents are asked to please conserve water to the greatest degree practical and, as with any disruption to the system, the Town is advising residents to boil any water used for cooking or consumption until further notice.
June 27, 2016
Sunday July 17 (National Ice Cream Day)
5:00pm ó 8:00pm
Sprinkles Ice Cream Shop in Downtown De Kalb Jct.
To Benefit St. Law. County Alzheimer Walk
Hot dog, chips, iced tea or lemonade dessert & small soft serve ice cream - $6.00
Entertainment by ??????
All Proceeds Donated To The St. Law. County Alzheimers Walk Which Will Be Held On Saturday September 10th @ Partridge Run Golf Course In Canton N.Y.
June 22, 2016
The Madrid Blue Grass Festival of 25 years, has now become part of Madrid's History but,
a committee came forth and offered to set up 10 nights of music and entertainment in our community park.
It is a small fun selection of family entertainment. We have done so, with no use of NY State Arts Council Grants or Funds from the Madrid Town budget.....
We set our selves a very small budget for performers fees and admin costs...and we are on target to be fully covered.
You are a bit of drive from Madrid, but please click the Local Events link at the right side of the page for the full poster with a complete schedule of performances, if a performer is of interest, visit Madrid and enjoy them.
Here is the breakdown of performances:
Wednesday evenings 6pm - 8pm
June 29 Lacey Rae Peets New Country Soloist
July 6 Acapella North Ladies Chorus
July 13 Easy Street Band Old Country and Rock
July 20 Big Papa and Escape Key Band Tropical Rock
July 27 Don Woodcock NY Fiddler and Friends
August 3 Bridge the Divide Christian Rock
August 10 Brilliant Star Childrenís Program 6pm Kidís Fun
August 10 Greg Barney DJ Friends 7pm Family Music
August 17 Grass Transit Progressive Blue Grass
August 24 Thatís Entertainment with Dawna and Bob Americana
August 31 Joshua Barkley and Musical Friends Entertainment
Notes: Location is the Madrid Community Park near the Dam.
Rain location is the Madrid Community Building in the Park.
All evenings are presented free of charge with donations welcome.
A massive thank you to all who have sponsored.
The Madrid Dam Summer Music Series.
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