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SKATING RINK HOURS  (WEATHER PERMITTING)

Wednesday       3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Thursday           3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Friday                3:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday   12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sunday        12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays ONLY!!!

Open Holidays and School Breaks following Saturday and Sunday Hours!!!

Free Skating or Hockey time will be determined by the Skating Rink Attendant.

 

 

  

TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR TOWN OF KEENE VETERANS

Please be advised that the Town Board has adopted a Cold War Veterans exemption. 

This exemption will give you tax relief on your Town and County tax bills starting in 2015.

If you served between the years of September 2, 1945 through December 26, 1991 and are NOT already receiving a war-time or combat veteran's exemption, you may be eligible for the Cold War Exemption.

Please stop by the Assessor's Office at the Keene Community Center, lower floor, any Thursday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM with your DD214 and we will be happy to assist you in completing an application and determining your eligibility.

All exemptions must be received by Taxable Status Date of March 1, 2014.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call 576-9163.

Donna Bramer, Town of Keene Assessor

 

IMPORTANT BASIC STAR EXEMPTION INFORMATION - DEADLINE DATE, DECEMBER 31, 2013

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance is requiring everyone who receives the Basic STAR exemptiion to reapply for 2014.

This exemption has been in place for 20 years and NYS feels it is time to seek out inappropriate or fraudulent STAR exemptions.

Letters will be mailed from DTF to 2.6 million homeowners currently receiving this exemption.  The roll out date for our area is the first week in September.

There will be instructions in the letter on how to apply.  Everyone is encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Senior citizens will continue to apply through the Assessment Office.

Any decision of denial by the DTF cannot be overturned by the Assessor or the Board of Assessment Review.

UPDATE - SEPTEMER 11, 2013 - Letters are currently being received by property owners.

 

 

VETERAN'S MEMORIAL UPDATE 

click here to view the World War II plaques displayed at the Veteran's Memorial site on Cemetery Lane.

 

 

 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 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.

     

              

 


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