I am pleased to again be asked to serve as Town Historian. I served in that capacity 30 years ago when I filled (or tried to fill) the shoes of the long-serving Anita Washburn. She had been an excellent resource as I worked on research for the Keene Valley Library publication, Keene and Keene Valley -Two Hamlets in History. (Copies still available for sale at the Keene Valley Library.) At the moment, all of the archives that had been housed in the fireproof room at the Keene Public Library are stored in the Keene Valley Library Archives Room. One of my [...]
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The Keene Age-Friendly Task Force is pleased to announce that the Cloudsplitter Foundation has awarded the Town $1,000 to use toward the purchase of wheelchair-accessible picnic tables for several public spaces in Town. We hope to raise at least $600 more to finalize the purchase from Essex Industries in Mineville, which employs individuals with intellectual disabilities in fine woodcrafting. The tables have an open space in the seating bench where a wheelchair – or a baby stroller – can pull in. The initiative stems from Keene’s membership, announced last summer, in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities. Keene is the first [...]
The Town Board will hold the regular Town Board Meeting on Thursday November 29th, 2022. at 5:30 p.m. at the KEENE VALLEY LIBRARY. Below is the link to the Agenda: 11-29-2022 Agenda Ann Whitney Town Clerk
On October 20, 2022 and October 21, 2022 the water department will be flushing all of the fire hydrants in the Keene Water District which may cause slight water discoloration in your homes and businesses. It will be safe for consumption. For any questions please feel free to contact Savana Li, Water Superintendent, at 518-521-5113.
The Town of Keene is requesting proposals for the purchase and installation of a new heating system at Town Hall. Please see the attached specifications. Heating System Bid Proposal Specs (pdf)
There is a vacancy on the Keene Town Board. The Town Board plans to appoint someone to fill this vacancy immediately. Please submit letter of interest by September 22, 2022 if you would like to be considered. Town Board Vacancy (pdf)