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At the Sept. 8 Bedford Town Board meeting, the board approved a number of items that, among other things, will facilitate creation of the Phase II Sewer District. The board also approved a resolution to create a Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Program and Committee. 

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When Mindy Yanish, owner of Offerings Gallery in Katonah, announced in June that she was closing the store’s brick-and-mortar incarnation after some 30 years in business, she hinted that she was working on a new idea that would open up “the possibility of reinvigorating, not just the busines…

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According to Bedford Town Comptroller Abraham Zambrano’s mid-year report, town expenditures through July 10 were below normal for the year, while revenues were a mixed bag. Not surprisingly, spending and income levels both reflected the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced July 23 that it will begin construction in coming weeks on a stormwater collection system that will enhance the city’s protection of Cross River Reservoir. The project will collect stormwater runoff from an area along Maple A…

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The Town of Bedford’s new climate action plan, adopted by the town board June 16, focuses partly on upgrading Bedford’s building stock, targeting an 80% reduction in residential, commercial and municipal building emissions. 

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There were some tense moments during the July 13 Planning Board meeting when the subject of traffic on Route 117/North Bedford Road came up. With the proposal for a new ShopRite supermarket on the border of Bedford and Mount Kisco back before the board, chair Deirdre Courtney-Batson objected…

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A busy evening for the town board on July 14, saw it, among other things, make progress toward formation of a new advisory committee on inclusion, diversity and equity, and approve several steps that will bring Phase II of the sewer project closer to realization.

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With Phase 3 of reopening in place and Phase 4 openings set for next week, the Bedford Town Board held a special meeting Thursday, June 25, to consider ways it could facilitate attempts to promote small businesses, especially in downtown Katonah.

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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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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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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…

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It’s not the complete overhaul many were hoping for, but the Jay Street railroad crossing in Katonah will at least be smoother within about a month. Additional safety improvements, though on the drawing board, are further down the line, awaiting funding.

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Bedford 2020’s original Climate Action Plan was formulated 10 years ago. Now that 2020 is here, the climate organization and the town board recognized the time had come for a new plan. Work on developing one has been going on for months.

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With voters having approved a referendum for construction of a new firehouse in January and the design phase of that project now underway, the Bedford Village Fire District has put the current firehouse on the market. The asking price: $2 million.