Clerk (518) 677-2622
Police (518) 677-3044
D.P.W. (518) 677-3252
Court (518) 677-8297
In Case of Emergency DIAL 911
WELCOME TO CAMBRIDGE
Nestled within the surrounding foothills of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains, Cambridge is located in Southern Washington County. It takes but only one leisurely stroll around the Village of Cambridge to realize everything this small, yet strong, community has to offer. From its historic sites to its idyllic tree-lined streets, from its eclectic artistic community to its thriving small family-owned businesses, there is so much to discover and fall in love with. We hope you find out for yourself just what the Village of Cambridge has to offer. Welcome!
The Cambridge Volunteer Fire Department provides continuous fire protection and rescue operations to the Village and surrounding area. The towns of Cambridge, Jackson, White Creek and Arlington contract with the Village for fire service protection. The Department maintains 5 pieces of fire apparatus, two engines and a fully equipped rescue vehicle. In addition to fire response, the Department provides vehicle extrication and other rescue services, and fire prevention. The Department is always looking for more volunteers. To learn more about volunteering, contact Chief Tom Gray by email firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRAR OF VITAL RECORDS
The Village Clerk also performs the role of Registrar of Vital Records for the Village. The Registrar is responsible for issuing birth and death certificates in the Village. Our Registrar maintains the records of all births and deaths recorded at Mary McClellan Hospital.
Cambridge's Police Department, which through its relationship with our sister village, Greenwich, is half of the Cambridge-Greenwich Police Department. This pairing is a shared services agreement between our municipalities which allows us to maximize the use of resources and enhance the capabilities of both departments. We are proud of this relationship, and look forward to continuing to protect and serve.
Court Clerk - Lisa Austin-Cuddihy
Phone (518) 677-8297
Fax (518) 625-3140
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (DPW)
DPW performs street and sidewalk maintenance throughout the year. Services include snow and ice removal on Village streets and sidewalks, street paving and repair, sidewalk repair and replacement, maintenance of Village parks, street cleaning, Village building maintenance, lawn waste pick up in the Spring and Fall, pick up of holiday trees around the first of the year and a host of other services around the Village.
Contact Matt Toleman (518) 677-3252 or (518) 361-9734. email@example.com
Lance Allen Wang
Hon. Carl Flint
Hon. Richard Molea
Mary Anne McAvoy
The Youth Commission provides programs for school-aged youth throughout the area throughout the year. After School Registration. Contact the director Emily Jenkins at 518-926-0831 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Village of Cambridge was incorporated in 1866, combining the hamlets of Cambridge and North White Creek. About one-third of the Village is in the Town of Cambridge, and two-thirds in the town of White Creek.
The Village was a quiet rural community until 1855, when the Albany & Rutland Railroad connected it to Rutland VT, to the north and New York's Capital District to the South. The Jerome B. Rice Seed Co. developed by Civil War veteran Jerome B. Rice, Sr. was a major employer and at one time was the second-largest seed company in the nation. The Cambridge Fair held from the late 19th century until World War II, drew thousands annually on special excursion trains. The Washington County Fair in nearby Easton, one of the largest agricultural fairs in the northeast is it's descendant. The village today is still home to a Victorian train hotel, The Cambridge Hotel, a Victorian era Opera House, Hubbard Hall, plus many other businesses housed in historic buildings. Agriculture continues to thrive in the area, including many dairy farms, organic meat and vegetable producers plus fiber and fruit growers.
CAMBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Our Library is funded primarily by Village taxes. Additional revenue is obtained by a School District Proposition and money from the County and Towns. Our Library is chartered to serve a population of 1906. The Library has a special collection of Local History. The newspaper, The Washington County Post is on microfilm beginning with the date 1849.
12 West Main Street
Cambridge, NY 12816
Contact Library Director, Christina Becker by email. email@example.com or visit The Library's Website.
The Village Assessor determines the value of each property in the village for the purpose of determining the tax amount for the property owner. The Assessor also maintains all records of the assessments and other appropriate documentation. More information on the role of the assessor and assessment in general can be found here... Contact William McCarty by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 677-2622.
The Cambridge Water system is run by a private company, New York American Water. They have a 24-hour customer call center at (877) 426-6999. The last posted Water Quality Report for the Village of Cambridge is: http://www.amwater.com/ccr/cambridge.pdf
The Village of Cambridge is an eclectic community filled with families, business people, artists, retired people and many others who have fallen in love with our small town atmosphere, located centrally with access to big cities and towns, and some of the best scenery in New York.
56 N Park St, Cambridge, New York, 12816
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