Sales Tax Break: Fourth Time’s A Charm?



After three rejections in the NYS Assembly, Putnam lawmakers are hoping that local shoppers will be getting a tax break this fall on back to school clothing and footwear. The county legislature has authorized County Executive MaryEllen Odell to file… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Putnam Joins In Seeking Repeal of MTA Payroll Tax



Describing the MTA payroll tax as a “very unfair piece of legislation that increases the burden on small business, schools and village, town and county governments,” Putnam lawmakers have joined forces with their counterparts in Dutchess… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

POWER OF A GOOD MAN’S LIFE

  The beauty of a holy life constitutes the most eloquent and effective persuasive to religion, which no human being can address to another. We have many ways of doing good to our fellow creatures; but none so efficacious as leading a virtuous,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WORD of the WEEK



Jackanapes monkey, ape; an impudent or conceited fellow; a saucy or mischievous child … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

JFK School Breakfast Club Benefits Brewster Students and Teachers Alike



JFK School teacher Jenn Melton (left) makes a point about the book while her colleagues Mary Smith, Lynn Olsen and Vivien Cavara take notes. Faculty and staff at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster occasionally don’t mind losing sleep b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Busy Day: Four House Fires Within 24 Hours



It was a busy Easter-eve for firefighters throughout the region as four house fires kept emergency responders on the go. A blaze broke out at a home on Fair Street in Carmel when embers from a living room fireplace ignited a wood floor. When the hou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Road Improvement Funds for Putnam



Winter’s arctic cold temperatures combined with a variety of frozen precipitation has left roads throughout the county in deplorable condition. From Interstates 84 and 684, along with the Taconic State Parkway carrying thousands of vehicles da… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Chamber

Small Business Regulatory Watch To Warn Of Government-Created Pitfalls

State Senator Terrence P. Murphy, Chairman of the State Administrative Rules and Regulations Commission, has established a small business regulatory watch to make fellow small business owners (he owns 2) aware of rules which can adversely affect the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Developer Says ‘No’ to Big Tax Breaks



In a highly unusual move, Butterfield developer Paul Guillaro applied for only some of the tax breaks available to such projects from the county’s Industrial Development Agency. The project would allow for an expansion of county services in Cold Spr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Metro-North Schedule Changes on Harlem Line



Metro North has several changes in store for riders using the Harlem Line later this month. Railroad spokesman Aaron Donovan said effective April 26, on weekends, the railroad will be adding a new train from Grand Central to Southeast while extendin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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