November 18, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Legislature Expected to Prohibit Public Vehicle for Executive

On November 23, the Putnam County Legislature will vote to amend the “restricted use of County vehicles” law, in order to prohibit the assignment of a vehicle to the county executive. More...

Psychiatric Testing Set for Alleged Arsonist

A 45-year-old Kent man who owned a popular Lake Carmel liquor store, and now facing 15 years in state prison for allegedly torching the business, will undergo a battery of psychiatric tests to determine if he is able to stand trial. More...

New Equipment Arrives at Putnam Sheriff’s Department

Two new pieces of law enforcement equipment have arrived at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. On the day after Election Day a new Polaris Ranger and a 14-foot Zodiak boat arrived in town to assist law enforcement in a variety of ways. More...

Meetings in Kent

Thurs. Nov. 18 Kent Planning Board 7:30pm Fri. Nov. 19 Kent Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30pm Thurs.-Fri. Nov 25-26 Thanksgiving: Town Hall CLOSED More...

State Releases Audit Criticizing Southeast

The final version of an audit of the financial state of the Town of Southeast has been released this week. The confidential draft had caused major upheaval when it was leaked in September. More...

Santa Comes Early For New Putnam SPCA  Free Access 

Retiring Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi donned his Santa Claus suit Tuesday by agreeing to allow the recently formed Putnam SPCA to use a building at the Putnam County Park in Kent as a temporary shelter for abused animals. More...

Putnam Joins ‘Secure Communities’

Putnam County means business when it comes to identifying undocumented aliens and ascertaining whether or not they have a criminal record. More...

Disorderly Man Gets Tasered

A Mahopac man who reportedly refused to obey an officer’s demands was tasered and wound up in jail on charges of resisting arrest, harassment, and disorderly conduct. More...

POLICE NEWS

Four Charged with Sale of Stolen Guns A Carmel man and three people from Danbury are incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility on felony charges for the alleged sale of two stolen handguns near the Putnam Plaza in Carmel. More...

Winterfest 2010 at Connecticut Trolley Museum

The Connecticut Trolley Museum presents Winterfest 2010 and The Tunnel of Lights beginning Friday, November 26. Join hundreds of others and start a family tradition, come for a trolley ride during the holiday season. More...

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“Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~Lauren Bacall