4,000 Easter Eggs Found by Putnam Kids



Above: Three little girls anxiously wait for the hunt to begin. They include: Natalie Harper, 5; Sofia Grassi, 5 and Ava Hartnett, 4, all of Carmel. Right: The look on Daniel Cassels face sums up the event. The four year old Carmel boy loves the hunt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Generous State Aid for Schools On Tap



Putnam County’s six school districts will be receiving increases in state aid from Albany now that the 2015-16 state budget has been approved. Putnam’s largest, the Mahopac District, will receive $31,057,170 in aid, an increase of $2.9 million over … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worker Burned at Chemical Plant Fire



Emergency responders from across the county responded to a chemical fire at the Materion Corporation located in the Mt. Ebo Corporate Park in Southeast Wednesday morning shortly before 11 o’clock. Incident Commander Brewster FD Chief Thomas Le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jane Smith, Sheriff’s Wife, Is Inspiring Cancer Patients



Jane Smith of Kent is a firm believer in the Look Good Feel Better program being offered in conjunction with Putnam Hospital Center and the American Cancer Society. During her long, two-year battle with cancer, Jane Smith has never asked: “Why … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bus Driver Saves Girl in Attack, Judge Spares Pit Bull’s Life



Veteran Carmel School bus driver Bill Donovan and a broom taken from the rear of his bus used two weeks ago when a pit bull attacked a 14 year old child on his high school route. Carmel School bus driver Bill Donovan was at the right place at the rig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Sales Tax Receipts Drop, First Time in Year



February appears to be a down month when it comes to sales tax revenue collections in Putnam County. For the third February in succession, sales tax revenue generated in the county’s six towns declined from the previous year. Commissioner of F… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Children’s Committee Scholarships Available



Scholarships are being made available to graduating Putnam high school students this year who desire to further their education. The Putnam County Children’s Committee in 2014 distributed $8000 in scholarship money to students from Carmel to Cold Sp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Book Sale Set at Kent Public Library





This year’s Friends of the Kent Public Library Book Sale will be on April 18, with an earlybird preview on April 17. The Friends of the Kent Public Library will be holding a spring book sale on Saturday, April 18, from 10 am to 4 pm. This will … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Music in the Mansion Recital at Boscobel





Enter the Boscobel mansion on April 18 for a recital of songs, fortepiano, clarinet and violioncello music that promises to transport guests back to the early 1800s, when Boscobel itself was an example of high culture and sophistication. Fortepianis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Medication Take Back Day is Three Weeks Away



Start rummaging through your family’s medicine cabinet and sorting out unwanted medications. Putnam’s Spring Medication Take Back Day takes place April 25 at Putnam Hospital Center when residents can safely dispose of their unwanted pres… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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