April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Civics and Politics


Tues April 22 7pm- Haldane School Board of Trustees 7pm- Putnam Valley BOE Special Business Meeting in HS Cafeteria 7:30- Cold Spring Village Board meeting at Village Hall More...

Next Saturday is Putnam Passport Day

Putnam’s annual Passport Day takes place next Saturday at the County Clerk’s office in Carmel. More...

HDRB Talks Windows, Silver Spoon, Communications

The Historic District Review Board discussed plans by Mark Robohm to replace the windows in his 194 Main St. home during the board’s meeting last week. More...

New Flu Vaccine Needed to Counter Outbreak


Putnam’s flu outbreak, which has affected scores of people in recent weeks, is still plaguing the county – but at the request of Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Lawmakers Mixed on Cigarette Sales Ban

The Putnam Legislature next month will again attempt to approve a resolution banning cigarette sales in pharmacies countywide. Last year such a move failed by a 7-2 vote. More...

Infamous Shed Still Occupies Zoning Board; Variances Possible

Zoning Board of APPEALS

The Zoning Board of Appeals had a public hearing at Butterfield Library last week, and even though the Stone Street shed wasn't on the agenda, it still occupied much discussion. The shed's certificate of occupancy was revoked in March. More...

Paid Internship with Philipstown Garden Club

The Philipstown Garden Club and its community based non-profit partners are now accepting applications for their annual Summer Internship Program. More...


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