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Unemployment low in Putnam, figures show  Free Access 

Putnam among lowest in region

Rate is better than October this year, and November a year ago. More...

Ball Wants Fracking Moratorium

In his continuing campaign to slow energy companies from using hydrofracturing to obtain natural gas from the Marcellus Shale, state Sen. More...

New Advanced Chiropractic Office Offers Complete, Integrated Care

Putnam’s newest chiropractic office located in Brewster offers patients much more than helping to eliminate pain.  Dr. Anne Brandon and Dr. More...

$1 Million Secured For Patterson Courthouse

State Senator Greg Ball brought his check-signing pen to Patterson Town Hall.  With members of the Patterson Town Board in attendance last Thursday, Ball penned his signature on the oversized check for $1 million before turning it over to town o More...

Power Outages Top Schumer's Agenda in Carmel Trip  Free Access 

Says more can be done to update customers

Schumer wants phone updates for power outages, restoration. More...

Tofte Elected Fire Commissioner

A quarter-century member and past chief of the Brewster Fire Department has been elected as a member of the Brewster Board of Fire Commissioners.  In a special community election last week, Rick Tofte defeated incumbent Commissioner Edward O&rsq More...

Police Manhunt in Hit & Run

Police from four jurisdictions in two states converged on Southeast last week after an alleged hit-and-run motorist bolted from his car and ran into a wooded area near the Putnam-Fairfield County line.  Police using helicopters and bloodhounds s More...

DiPippo Murder Retrial Set

A Patterson man who has spent the last 15 years in state prison for murdering a 12-year-old Carmel girl will face trial again next year.  Visiting State Supreme Court Justice Albert Lorenzo set Anthony DiPippo’s retrial for April 17 last w More...

And The Winner Is?

When it comes to decorating for the holidays no one does it better than the Finance Department of Putnam County Government.  County Executive MaryEllen Odell issued a challenge to all departments in county government last month suggesting that t More...

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