DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top stories from around Dutchess County.
- A 17-year-old female John Jay student was arrested in connection to a threatening note found by another student.
- A 29-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child .
- A large tick study in Dutchess County has begun in an attempt to lessen Lyme disease rates and kill ticks with a focus on 14 municipalities.
- Seven fire departments from Dutchess County have deployed to help fight a massive wildfire that has scorched 800 acres of land at Sam’s Point Preserve in Ulster County.
- A 31-year-old Dutchess man has been charged with weapons possession and forcible touching after an incident near Route 55 in LaGrange.
- The 4-year-old boy struck by a car Thursday night in Poughkeepsie died from his injuries.