2020-09-08 E-Edition

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Brewster’s Morningthorpe Bridge Reopens


Above, Commissioner of Highways and Facilities Fred Pena cuts a ribbon officially opening the new Morningthorpe Bridge. Below, moments after the bridge opened, its first pedestrians crossed the span. The rebirth and renaissance of the Village reac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Board of Elections Reopens to the Public


The Putnam County Board of Elections, which has reopened to the public following months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is getting ready for what is expected to be the busiest absentee ballot tabulation in county history. Elections Commis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Friday’s September 11 Candlelight Vigil Will be Conducted Virtually


Putnam County’s annual September 11 Candlelight Vigil will be a virtual event Friday evening due to an abundance of caution in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential health hazards. On the anniversary of the terrorist attacks that change… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Library Open by Appointment Only


Staff at the Patterson Library welcomes consumers back this week. Photo by Kay Balun. The Patterson Library has reopened by appointment only. Closed to the public since the pandemic struck the region with most services available online, library… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Stoneleigh Avenue-Drewville Road Intersection Project Proceeds


The Putnam County Legislature has declared itself as the lead agency by conducting a coordinated SEQRA environmental review for the design phase of the new Stoneleigh Avenue-Drewville Road roundabout. The action came last week at the regular monthly … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tax Foreclosure Auction is Virtual Event


Putnam’s annual Tax Foreclosure Auction is going ‘virtual’ as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin called the decision the “safest method for the county to proceed with its auction process while remaining in co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Southeast Town Board to Enact Peddling and Soliciting Law


Peddling and soliciting often impacts the quality of life in a community while unregulated peddling presents a significant disadvantage to established businesses within a town or village which pay taxes, rent and a variety of fees. The Southeast Town… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Abigail Harrison Recipient of Kent Democrats Scholarship

Abigail Harrison demonstrates her love for American history. Photos by Gabrielle Bohrman.Abigail Harrison, a 2020 graduate of Carmel High School who is attending Tufts University, has been awarded the Kent Democratic Committee’s annual scholarship. T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mining Moratorium Extended for Six Months in Kent


By a unanimous vote, the Kent Town Board has extended a mining moratorium until March 2021. Meeting in regular session last Tuesday evening, the board extended the temporary prohibition on the issuance of permits for six months. The issue arose last … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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