December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Around the County


Town of Carmel seeks volunteers

It must be a sign of the times!   Volunteerism is waning in the Town of Carmel, as officials report seven vacancies existing on a variety of municipal boards and committees.   More...


Board of Education meeting draws enthusiastic students

The December Mahopac Board of Education meeting was packed, both with students and with enthusiasm. More...

Loud fire siren is retired

The area’s most intrusive fire siren has been silenced.   More...


Town Board meets to discuss Emergency Response Team

Monday’s Kent Town Board meeting, included a working session to deal with the questions related to Putnam County’s Emergency Response Team, especially what some board members thought was Kent’s unfair share of the cost as well as p More...

Kent Senior Center construction halted

The future of the new Kent Senior Center planned for Ludingtonville Road near the Putnam-Dutchess County line is now in the hands of the New York State Legislature.   More...

‘Welcome to Mahopac’ signs dedicated

Two new hand-painted Welcome to Mahopac signs have been unveiled at the entrance to the hamlet. More...

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‘No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.’ ~Hal Borland