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Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Maggie Aulman, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Hamilton Whole Foods is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, marking three decades since the establishment opened in April 1991. Co-owners Monica Costa and Heather Dockstader released a T-shirt...

Madison County Board of Supervisors Votes To Let Sheriff Continue Flying Controversial Flag

Madison County Board of Supervisors Votes To Let Sheriff Continue Flying Controversial Flag

Sara Fraser, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

The Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition (HAARC) continues to demand the removal of the controversial thin blue line flag hanging outside the Madison County Jail and Sheriff’s Office, citing the flag’s...

Frank Dining Hall Employee’s Residence Burned Down, Fundraiser Organized To Replace Home

Frank Dining Hall Employee’s Residence Burned Down, Fundraiser Organized To Replace Home

Lalana Sharma, News Editor March 2, 2021

After Frank Dining Hall employee Cindy Wilcox’s son, armed with a gun and threatening to hurt himself and others, allegedly set her home on fire on Feb. 18, destroying the property, the Colgate community...

Viridescent Times CBD Boutique Merges with Zen Den in Downtown Hamilton

Viridescent Times CBD Boutique Merges with Zen Den in Downtown Hamilton

Hannah Tupper, Contributing Writer February 20, 2021

Longtime friends Angela Westcott, owner of Viridescent Times Boutique, and Kriss Young owner of Zen Den, merged their businesses to now share a joint store that opened in December, a decision that came...

Hamilton Activist Group Leads Effort to Remove Controversial Flag

Hamilton Activist Group Leads Effort to Remove Controversial Flag

Sophie Krantz, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

In a letter to the Madison County Board of Supervisors, the Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition (HAARC) demanded the removal of the thin blue line flag currently waving at the Madison County Jail and Sheriff's...

HAARC Responds To Village Of Hamilton Police Reform Survey

HAARC Responds To Village Of Hamilton Police Reform Survey

Ellie Lawrence, Senior Editor February 12, 2021

As part of an ongoing effort to obtain community input on policing in order to enact law enforcement reform, the Village of Hamilton sent a survey to its residents and business owners mid-January to collect...

Flour and Salt Owners Open MOMs, New Business in Hamilton

Flour and Salt Owners Open MOMs, New Business in Hamilton

Maggie Aulman, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Flour and Salt owners and Colgate alumni Britty Buonocore ‘12, MA’13 and her husband Brendan O’Connor ‘09 recently announced the upcoming opening of a second business in Hamilton, Martha’s on...

Students and Hamilton Residents Join Black Lives Matter Protest And Celebrate Election Results

Students and Hamilton Residents Join Black Lives Matter Protest And Celebrate Election Results

Sophie Mack, Maroon-News Staff November 18, 2020

As part of the Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition’s (HAARC) weekly Saturday Black Lives Matter protest, Colgate students and local residents also celebrated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect...

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton

Wynter Schnell November 7, 2020

The new Hamilton Dog Park welcomed community members for the first time for a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 24. Although all construction and initial maintenance on the dog park,...

HAARC Collects Feedback for Local Police Reform

HAARC Collects Feedback for Local Police Reform

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2020

Following an Executive Order from Governor Andrew Cuomo mandating law enforcement reform across the state, the Hamilton Area Anti-Racism Coalition (HAARC) sent a survey to Hamilton community members to...

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty

Kelsey McGeough, Executive Editor October 10, 2020

The State Liquor Association (SLA) recently issued an order of suspension of the liquor licence to local bar Risky Business Cafe, also known as Magic Mari’s Risky Business or more colloquially as The...

New “DK Grocery” Convenience Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “DK Grocery” Convenience Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton

Claire Bergerson, Maroon-News Staff September 27, 2020

Working with the Partnership for Community Development (PCD) of Hamilton, a new convenience store called DK Grocery opened on Saturday, Aug. 15, a little over a week before Colgate students returned to...

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