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According to final absentee ballot data from the Westchester County Board of Elections, including all the ballots that were postmarked by June 23 and received by the end of the day Tuesday, June 30, there are 9,665 ballots to be counted in the 93rd Assembly District Democratic Primary.

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If there were a title for “master monarch butterfly whisperer,” University of Connecticut’s Alice Ely would have already taken the prize. In addition to being an advanced master gardener, UConn Master Composter 2018, and gardens chair at Westport’s Wakeman Town Farm, Ms. Ely is also the crea…

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At the beginning of the coronavirus crisis in March, when high schools, middle schools and colleges around the country began closing, preschools were left in the dark on how to respond. Mandates from state government mainly addressed school districts and day care facilities, providing little…

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The Town of Pound Ridge has announced that the Westchester County Board of Health on June 12 released official guidance regarding allowable operations for both camp and swimming pools. 

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During Tuesday’s planning board meeting, the board voted to accept the resolution for a site development plan, special use permit and stormwater permit for Mandia Residences’ plan to transform the Goldens Bridge Community House into a residential apartment building.

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Four days before Westchester County was scheduled to enter Phase 1 of reopening, Town Supervisor Peter Parsons received a call from the county asking for volunteer contact tracers in Lewisboro. In order for the county to meet the metrics for reopening, Lewisboro needed to provide six volunte…

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The Pound Ridge Town Board approved a proposal to create a Village Green at the former Texaco gas station site located at 77 Westchester Ave. during a special work session on Tuesday. The decision brings finality to a site in the middle of Scotts Corners that has sat in limbo on the tax roll…

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Bedford held its first Pride Flag raising on Friday, June 5, in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. The town board passed a resolution May 19 declaring June to be LGBTQ Pride Month in the Town of Bedford. At the ceremony were (front row), Council Member MaryAnn Carr, County Legislator Kitley C…

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On Saturday, May 30, community members Luke Jones and Heather Mieko Lackey hosted a Katonah-Lewisboro Vigil for Justice at the Goldens Bridge Metro-North overflow lot across the street from ACME supermarket. Like so many other protests across the country in recent days, the small, peaceful g…

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The collection of local taxes is proceeding close to normal in the towns of Bedford and Pound Ridge, despite offers of tax relief and reduced late penalties due to the health crisis, according to town officials. The Town of Lewisboro, however, is reporting a larger shortfall in tax collectio…

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This time of year, an otherwise quiet backyard can transform into a bustling wildlife hub for a family of house finch or a herd of deer. In the midst of all this activity, it’s not uncommon to come across injured or abandoned wildlife on your property. The Pound Ridge Conservation Board offe…

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Construction on the Transportation Enhancement Project is one of the only projects that has not been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. Work on the sidewalk improvement project in Scotts Corners has continued unabated since early March and is on schedule to be completed by July, accordin…

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Construction on Phase I of the Bedford Hills-Katonah Sewer Project has been progressing rapidly. Freed from the constraints of traffic in the downtown Katonah area during the coronavirus shutdown, the project remains ahead of schedule.

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One of the less visible side effects of the coronavirus pandemic becomes obvious when one ventures into a grocery store: the state ban on disposable plastic bags has been put on hold. Local laws governing plastic bags seem to have also fallen by the wayside. And with no uniform guidelines in…

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The Lewisboro Planning Board held a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the site development plans for the Goldens Bridge Community House, located on Old Bedford Road in Goldens Bridge. The developers of the building are proposing to turn it into four one-bedroom residential apartments.

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The Market at Pound Ridge Square has always served as a central focal point for residents in the community, but never has it been more “essential” than during the outbreak of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic in February, grocery stores have been among the few retail businesses t…

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At its May 19 meeting, the town board learned of diminished prospects for town park activities this summer. It also granted further relief to some taxpayers and authorized a special designation for the month of June.

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The Bedford Planning Board heard three applications May 12, with two public hearings on proposed subdivisions and preliminary approval granted for an addition to Splash Car Wash in Bedford Hills.

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When it became clear that in-person gatherings would pause for the foreseeable future, Westchester Land Trust transformed its annual benefit to an online format. With support from the local community, WLT is launching its Reimagined event online Tuesday, May 26, offering content and activiti…