August 22, 2012 RSS feed / Civics and Politics

Town Turns Out for Open Government Event

An eager audience of 60 people heard Robert Freeman, executive director of the state’s Committee on Open Government, spur them on last week to monitor, engage and sometimes challenge local government. More...

Odell Supports Plan to Replace Tappan Zee

Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell is supporting the $5.2 billion plan to replacing the aging Tappan Zee Bridge. More...

Bugler Poll Results

In the latest putnamcountybugler.com poll, just 35 percent reject outright the revised plan for the Butterfield project. More...

15 Graduate from Rigorous Fire School

Fifteen young men and women from Carmel to Cold Spring are the latest to join Putnam’s firefighting force. More...

Shea Says Red Tape Slows Work in Philipstown

Last week we reported on the meeting of a representative from Senator Charles Schumer’s office, Cody Peluso, with the Philipstown Board to help facilitate the movement of FEMA funding for hurricane-related road repairs. More...

Hayworth Takes Boat Tour in Putnam

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth stopped by Carmel Police headquarters last Friday to discuss U.S. Department of Justice hiring grants. Lt. Brian Karst invited her for a quick tour of Lake Mahopac on the patrol boat. More...

Meetings This Week

Wednesday August 227:30pm Philipstown Board Wkly Wkshp Friday August 245:30pm Philipstown North Highland Fire District WorkshopSaturday august 259am Philipstown Recycling Center 9:30am Putnam Valley CCE Meeting More...

Weekly Poll

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