‘Crushing’ Tax Increase

Dear Editor, As a senior citizen, I am strongly opposed to the Carmel Schools Capital Project and the crushing tax increase that goes along with it. The project, which asks the taxpayers for $85.6 million, is unsustainable and will surely lead to man… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

December & Its Discontents

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We’re still pretty excited about the holidays here, and the one-year anniversary of the new incarnation of the Courier, and that finally, we’ve had several hard frosts and can breathe easier. In the past year, we’ve increased our color capacity, made our delivery time earlier by two whole days, improved our print quality, resized the newspaper (this one slightly and […]

Lucky To Be Alive After Car Bursts Into Flame


A Carmel man is lucky to be alive after his car burst into flames. Somers State Police said the unidentified driver was headed northbound on Route 684 in Purdys around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when he fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the divided hig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

FROM THE CHAMBER: Chair Weighs in on Sexual Harassment Issue

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Remember this expression? Ever heard the reverse: “He slept his way to the top?” I didn’t think so. The world is wired to assume that a successful woman had to compromise herself to get there. Apparently, society is accustomed to men in positions of power leveraging their power over women to fulfill some sort of sexual fantasy or urge, be […]

Police & School Officials Assess Lockdown Drill


BHS Principal Nikki Horler (seated) and assistant principal Danielle Sullivan chat with Sheriff’s Dept. Capt. Mike Szabo and BHS Student Resource Officer Matt Kraisky last Friday. Photo by Eric GrossBrewster High School administration and members of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DWI Arrests Reign Supreme In Kent


It was some week for the men and women in blue of the Kent Police Department as officers arrested five motorists for varying charges of DWI. Two of the busts involved felony charges. Ronald Ackridge, 61, of New Rochelle was arrested for felony DWI a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam County’s 5th Naturalization Ceremony For the Year Is Next Week


County Clerk Michael Bartolotti describes naturalization ceremonies as the “most enjoyable and rewarding” aspect of his job. Next Wednesday, dozens of immigrants will raise their right hand and swear allegiance to the United States in what has become… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Near-disaster on I-84


An 18-wheeler jackknifed and overturned on I-84 last week. The trailer wound up hanging off a bridge that carries the interstate over Route 52. Photos By Eric PetersA tractor-trailer rig went out of control and jackknifed on Route 84 in Stormville la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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