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Newburgh Plans to Annex, Increase Population

Historic Newburgh Inc.

The town of Newburgh is seeking public comment as it plans to expand its borders.

Newburgh officials are proposing an annexation plan that would add about 1,800 residents to the town.

On its website, the town says it's extensley studied the many impacts and benefits of annexing an area northeast of the current town limits.

Supporters say expanding the borders and providing town services to more people will allow Newburgh to "plan better and respond to needs while continuing to be a key player regionally."

Residents have resisted annexation efforts in the past.

Public information meetings are underway at the Newburgh Town Hall at 23 W. Jennings St.

Dates and times for the meetings, as well as more information on the annexation plan, are here.