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 comme…
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…
The Town of Lewisboro has selected three firms to provide engineering reports of lakes Kitchawan, Truesdale and Waccabuc, under a grant program from the East of Hudson Community Wastewater Planning Assistance.
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.
During Monday night’s Lewisboro Police Reform and Reinvention Committee meeting, committee members discussed the Lewisboro Police Department’s policies regarding mental health calls and domestic violence calls, which are two of the most common calls LPD receives.
What started as a post in a Lewisboro Facebook group turned into a community movement to ensure that no local families are left without a Thanksgiving meal on the holiday.
On Wednesday, Nov. 25, with 11 of Lewisboro’s 12 voting districts absentee ballots counted, Democratic candidate Richard Sklarin secured a win in the race for Lewisboro Town Board against Republican challenger, Andrea Rendo.
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.
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…
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…
An unofficial preliminary tally of election results Wednesday, Nov. 4, shows Richard Sklarin surpassing Republican candidate, Andrea Rendo, for Lewisboro Town Board by 374 votes. Mr. Sklarin currently has 3,081 votes, or 53% of the total counted votes.