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Local towns get broadband funds

Mar 06, 2018 11:03 am
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on March 1, announced $43.6 million in New NY Broadband Program Round III grants to various municipalities in the Capital Region, including towns in Greene and Columbia counties. Lexington, Catskill and Cairo topped the local list, with awards in excess of $1 million each. According to a statement released by Cuomo's office, the grants will drive more than $71 million of public-private broadband investment and provide nearly 20,000 homes and other locations in the region with access to high-speed internet. The state awarded a total of $225.5 million statewide during this, the initiative's third and final round. A full list of the local awards are available at the WGXC Newsroom page. Read the full press release at Governor [dot] NY [dot] gov.

Lexington (town) $1,384,542
Catskill (town) $1,375,613
Cairo (town) $1,221,008
New Baltimore (town) $553,355
Greenville (town) $383,001
Jewett (town) $136,281
Coxsackie (town) $165,309
Halcott (town) $67,615
Prattsville (town) $37,643
Durham (town) $45,045
Athens (town) $21,986
Ashland (town) $21,893
Windham (town) $13,703
Hunter (town) $18,270
Catskill (Village) $5,533
Claverack (town) $518,311
Taghkanic (town) $397,742
Ghent (town) $398,113
Livingston (town) $141,346
Gallatin (town) $85,465
Copake (town) $71,484
Stockport (town) $52,028
Greenport (town) $12,748
Clermont (town) $28,109
Hillsdale (town) $23,719
Kinderhook (town) $7,943
Chatham (town) $7,943
Stuyvesant (town) $2,835
Hudson (city) $2,205
Ancram (town) $630
Austerlitz (town) $315