A newly-formed independent nominating body, Neighbors United, which says it provides residents with a nonpartisan governing option, will appear on the November ballot for local offices in some form, it was confirmed this week.
The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem is challenging community members to race against a real 77-pound wild wolf, named V094, who lives in Voyageurs National Park near the U.S.-Canadian border.
A single word could sum up Monday night’s Lewisboro Town Board meeting: chaos. Lewisboro’s first in-person board meeting since March 2019 was plagued with constant interruptions from residents and ended with an explosive polling of the board.
On Saturday, June 19, three dauntless women of color came together to create a commemoration and celebration of Juneteenth at Onatru Farm Park.
On April 19, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York ruled to immediately suspend Thomas Casper, town resident and member of the Lewisboro Zoning Board of Appeals, from the practice of law, citing “professional misconduct.”
Lewisboro’s Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee held its first public information session on June 8. The goal of the session was to give residents an overview of the plan updating project, including how the process will work, how residents can become involved and, most importantly, how res…
For the second consecutive year, the Goldens Bridge Fire Department canceled its plans for a Memorial Day Parade and community barbecue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Goldens Bridge firefighters will gather around the American Legion Monument, located outside the front entrance of th…
Representatives of two of Lewisboro’s popular delis, Cameron’s Deli and Vista Market, appeared Tuesday night before the Planning Board. Both are seeking upgrades to their long-established businesses. The board reviewed their applications, and also gave updates regarding Copia Home and Garden…
The Lewisboro Town Park Playground has been a staple of the community for almost 30 years. It’s the place where parents bring their children to enjoy popular draws like the ride-on Tyrannosaurus rex and two play structures with slides, climbing and a moving balance beam. However, Valerie Can…
Over the past year, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been found to be much more far reaching than its physical health effects, with mental health cases, suicides and addiction reported at all-time highs.
The Lewisboro Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee held their first two public meetings on April 27 and May 4, after a little over a month of private meetings spent getting to know their fellow committee members and defining what exactly they are being tasked by the town to accomplish.
At its meeting on Monday, April 26, the Lewisboro Town Board discussed the formation of a grants committee, as well as a possible ban on commercial vehicles on a local road. It also took up the matter of a possible ethics violation by councilmember Daniel Welsh.
South Salem resident Rachel Simon is well under way planning the Town of Lewisboro’s first LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in June.
On Tuesday, April 20, the Lewisboro Planning Board considered changes to the town’s Wetlands Code in an effort to reduce a backlog of permit applications. Town Planner and Wetland Consultant Jan Johannessen recommended the changes to the town board and explained his reasoning at Tuesday nigh…
In a quick and unanimous vote, the Lewisboro Town Board opened its meeting Monday night by passing Lewisboro’s first comprehensive tree ordinance, which makes Lewisboro the last municipality in northern Westchester to put in place such protections.
Since its inception in Nov. 2019, the Lewisboro Veterans Advisory Committee has remained busy with projects despite forming only a few months before the onset of the global health crisis.
Since the second week of March, Lewisboro Parks and Recreation Department has promoted two restaurants each week to support Lewisboro’s local restaurant owners as the pandemic drudges on over a year later.
The Lewisboro Parks and Recreation Department has announced it will hold three separate town camps this summer. Among the offerings will be a new Trailblazing Teen Camp. It will be a substitute for Teen Treks, which is being cancelled for the second year in a row.
On Monday, March 29, the Lewisboro Democratic Committee announced its slate of candidates for Lewisboro Town Supervisor and Lewisboro Town Board. In light of Town Supervisor Peter Parsons decision to retire from the position at the end of 2021 after serving for 10 years, the LDC said that cu…
The Lewisboro Town Board held a public hearing on a proposed law regarding outdoor wood boilers, which prohibits future installations of outdoor wood boilers, bans their use between March 31 and Oct. 31, and requires existing installations to meet basic state standards.
On Friday, March 19, the Town of Lewisboro notified residents through an email communication that a recent sampling of water from Oakridge Water District’s sixth well for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid resulted in a contaminant level of 14.5 parts per trillion, exceeding New York state’s maxim…
After many contentious debates and meetings than spanned over several hours, the Lewisboro Town Board voted, during the Town Board meeting on Monday, March 22, to approve the Town of Lewisboro Police Department Reform and Reinvention Plan created by the Police Reform and Reinvention Committee.
On March 10, the Lewisboro Library Board of Trustees held their March meeting, where the board set a tentative date for the Lewisboro Library Fair, and board president, Nancy Euchner, ran her last meeting before leaving the position.
On Monday, March 8, the Lewisboro Town Board held a work session with the newly-formed Master Plan Steering Committee to discuss the first steps in creating a new town master plan. The town’s current master plan was created May 24, 1985, and has not been updated since then.
On Wednesday, March 3, the Lewisboro Police Reform and Reinvention Committee held a public hearing on its draft Police Department Reform and Reinvention Plan, which was available for review prior to the meeting.
The Police Reform and Reinvention Committee had a disturbing start to its Zoom meeting on Thursday, when unknown subjects hijacked the session, displayed child pornography and used profane phrases against the police department.
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…