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HOLIDAY LIGHTING CONTEST
The judging for the 2015 Town of Keene Holiday Lighting Contest will take place on the evening of Tuesday, December 15th.
There will be four residential and two commercial winners selected. The winning selections will be based on how the judges perceive the display conveys the spirit of the season. Each winner will receive a $25 cash prize.
If you would like your display to be judged and you do not live on Market Street, Adirondack Street, Church Street or Routes 73 & 9N (close to the Hamlets), please call the Town Hall, 576-4444, by noon on Monday, December 14th to have your location signed up.
PLANNING BOARD VACANCY
The Town of Keene has an opening on the Planning Board for an unexpired term to expire on December 31, 2017.
Anyone interested in filling this volunteer position should send a letter of interest to the Town of Keene Town Hall, P.O. Box 89, Keene, NY 12942, to be received no later than Monday, November 30th.
Applicants should be aware that Planning Board Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00 AM.
Keene Transfer Station is now using Zero-Sort Recycling. Start saving tipping fees by recycling more, instead of throwing it away, you will be able to put more recyclables in the Zero-Sort compactor: magazines and phone books, newspapers, file folders and office paper, mail and greeting cards, all plastic containers (#1-7), large rigid plastics, metal cans and glass bottles and jars. Separate containers will be available for cardboard and boxboards and for metal (consider putting your metal cans here) to be picked up by Casella and treated as a revenue.
ABSOLUTELY NO PLASTIC BAGS CAN BE PUT INTO THE ZERO-SORT COMPACTOR!!!
Zero-Sort Recycling Guides are available at the Transfer Station, Town Hall, Keene and Keene Valley Libraries, Valley Grocery and McDonough's Valley Hardware.
New: The Town is now accepting Electronic Equipment for Recycling, CLICK HERE to view list.
Other fees to keep in mind:
Freon removal charge - $20
Tires - $3 for up to 16 inch, $5 for over 16 inch and $25 for large tractor tires.
MUNICIPAL BURN BAN
The Town of Keene has received notice from DEC that there will be a burn ban for Municipalities beginning July 1st. Therefore, until further notice, NO BRUSH will be accepted at the transfer station AFTER Friday, June 28th, 2013.
Shopping time! Funtime!
Essex County Transportation and Town of Keene is here to help you enjoy the season.
Shopping busses are open to all Essex County Residents! Click here for schedules and information about the weekly Friday Senior Lunch for all Essex County Seniors.