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The Lewisboro Library Board of Trustees began the new year with notable changes in the library staff and board. The board is also looking ahead to a number of planned fundraising opportunities.

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The Lewisboro Republican Town Committee held its convention last week to nominate its slate for the 2021 election. After the weeklong process where the committee held public interviews to narrow down a list of eight candidates, four candidates were endorsed unanimously: Bill Bongiorno for to…

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On Jan. 19, the Lewisboro Planning Board held its first meeting of the new year, and welcomed newly appointed member, Charlene Indelicato, who filled Richard Sklarin’s position. Mr. Sklarin began his term on the Lewisboro Town Board Jan. 1.

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The Lewisboro Library Board of Trustees held their final meeting of 2020 on Dec. 9, where they passed their 2021 budget, thanked departing personnel and welcomed new members to the Lewisboro Library family.

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On Monday, Dec. 14, the Lewisboro Town Board approved the proposed 2021 town budget, which included a $121,260 increase in local taxes and a highly-contested $155,000 increase for the Lewisboro Police Department budget.

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On Friday, Dec. 4, Westchester County Board of Elections certified the election results and victories for Richard Sklarin and John Pappalardo in respective races for Lewisboro Town Board member and Lewisboro Town Justice.

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After an exciting year of children’s programming at the Lewisboro Library, Anna Lillian Moser departed from her role as the children’s librarian. This week, Marie Nania, the new children’s librarian, began serving in the key library position.

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The 2021 proposed budget dominated the Lewisboro Town Board meeting Monday, Nov. 23. The agenda included separate hearings on the town board’s proposed override of the state tax cap and on the overall budget plan for next year.

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After a year where the Lewisboro Library exceeded their fundraising projections thanks to Paycheck Protection Program loans and large donations, the Board of Trustees is looking for ways to continue those efforts to the end of 2020 and into next year.

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In an effort to make accessory apartments more available and to streamline the permit approval process, the Lewisboro Town Board discussed, during the Oct. 13 meeting, changing the local accessory apartments law to no longer require inspections every two years. The proposal was sent to the L…

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On Thursday, Oct. 29, County Executive George Latimer announced that $1.27 million in CARES Act, or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, funding will be awarded to remote learning centers throughout Westchester. One of the recipients is the Lewisboro Parks and Recreation Depar…

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The New York State Supreme Court two weeks ago dismissed the Article 78 petition against the Town of Lewisboro seeking to block approval of the 42-unit affordable housing complex Wilder Balter Partners is developing off Route 22 in Goldens Bridge. After the project was wrapped up in court fo…

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During its meeting on Tuesday, the Lewisboro Planning Board briefly discussed the Town Board’s proposed change in the town code that would prevent residents from receiving permit approval from any town department for work at their property until all outstanding property violations and fines …

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The Lewisboro Library Board of Trustees continued to discuss budget and budget projections for 2021 during Wednesday’s meeting. Library Board Treasurer Kevin Fitzmartin described a somewhat surprising positive picture of the library’s current financial state.

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On Nov. 3, Lewisboro residents will vote in a special election for an open Lewisboro Town Board seat. The seat became vacant after former Town Justice Marc Seedorf pled guilty to tax evasion Dec. 6, 2019, and former town board member John Pappalardo took his place as Lewisboro Town Justice.

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The Katonah-Lewisboro School District unveiled the artwork and brand identity on Wednesday for the new John Jay mascot — the Wolves. KLSD announced the new branding in a video message produced by the John Jay High School Athletic Department, which was sent to the middle and high school students.

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The Lewisboro Town Board began preliminary budget discussions for 2021 during  its meeting Sept. 28. The Lewisboro Library, Highway Department and Maintenance Department shared their 2021 draft budgets with the town board.

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After the launch of the Lewisboro Parks and Recreation’s Learning Lot in the former Lewisboro Elementary School gym, the department is gradually expanding its fall programs, which can be enjoyed by residents even in the midst of a pandemic.

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Lewisboro Garden Club’s 14th annual fall roadside daffodil planting, which is part of the club’s Golden Roads Daffodils roadside beautification initiative, will take place on a much smaller scale this year.

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In recent town board meetings, town officials have heard impassioned debates over where to locate a new cell tower in South Salem. However, Town Supervisor Peter Parsons announced during Monday’s town board meeting that further discussions will be put on hold pending completion of a cooperat…

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After a long delay due to the pandemic, former Lewisboro Town Justice Marc Seedorf was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 15, in White Plains federal court to six months in prison for tax evasion.

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The Lewisboro Parks and Recreation Department has quickly pulled together a study hall program called Lewisboro Learning Lot. Nicknamed “3Ls” and housed at the former Lewisboro Elementary School, it will provide children in grades two through five the opportunity to supplement virtual school…

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Following the cancellation of the Lewisboro Library’s annual Library Fair held in September, library staff and board of trustees brainstormed a fun, but socially distant event where residents can interact with the town and library. The result is the Historic Hamlet Hunt.