Dennis Sant to Retire After 37 Years



Dennis Sant will be retiring at the end of the year after serving Putnam residents for 37 years. County Clerk Dennis Sant remembers the laborious and frustrating experience encountered when applying for his driver’s license at the tender age of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Putnam Courthouse to Reopen Thursday



A security station in the County Courthouse was damaged by the cascading water from burst pipes. The Putnam County Courthouse which has been closed for over a week is expected to reopen today (Thursday). Last week’s blast of arctic cold wreake… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster School District to Offer Vets a Break on Their Property Taxes



A new state law allows school districts to grant property tax exemptions to eligible veterans who have up to now only been able to receive tax breaks on their county and town tax bills. The Brewster School District hopes to become one of the first s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

More than 2,000 Calls for Brewster Fire Dept.



The Brewster Fire Department has the dubious honor of being Putnam’s busiest emergency services agency in 2013. Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling brought the news to a meeting of the county’s deputy emergency services co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Property Taxes Soar



Many residents of the Town of Carmel took a double take last week when tax bills arrived in the mail Property taxes have increased dramatically for 2014. A homeowner in the hamlet of Carmel whose property is assessed at $201,000 saw a dramatic $400 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

From the Chamber

Trailblazer Awards at Hand

The 4th Annual Trailblazer Awards are being held at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac on January 31, emceed by County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell and Sheriff Don Smith. The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce will recognize 35 business profession… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County Shines at Stardust Café



Barry Olson of Carmel serenades a noon-time crowd at the Stardust Café. Putnam County was well represented at the worldrenowned Stardust Café on Broadway in Manhattan Saturday. The restaurant, always crowded, features singing wait staff who yearn for… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Fire Dept. Installs Officers



The Lake Carmel FD top brass will lead the fire service in 2014 including Chief William Walters and Assistant Chiefs Jack Keher and Dave Churchill. The Lake Carmel Fire Department installed officers for 2014 Saturday evening at a gala affair in Dutch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Winterfest’ Goes On, Even Without Snow



  Although last week’s snow had been washed away by the rain, participants in the Taconic Outdoor Education Center’s annual Winterfest were not deterred. The event was held Sunday from 11 to 4, with a variety of activities and presen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Austin Road Students Display Japanese Brush Paintings



Bamboo brush painting by Angelina Lulgjuraj First and second grade students from Austin Road Elementary School created Japanese style “ink wash” paintings using tempera paint blocks and bamboo brushes. Under the director of their art teac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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