The areas shaded in the map are the ones submitted for Keene in the latest round of grants Essex County is applying for. As soon as there is an award, we will update this post. For some perspective, the Town of Keene did not receive any awards in the last round because the overall coverage of the town was above other towns in the region.
To mark the 10th Anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, a group of Keene organizations sponsored an examination of the storm, its impact on the community and the local environment, and implications for the future. "Ten Years Later: Losses and Lessons of Irene" a program on Aug. 18, included an original film of the storm, with commentary by affected community members, and a panel discussion about the destruction and then the [...]
Join us at 10am on Friday, July 30th at the Community Center Pavilion and have some fun “Making Music with RiverJack Z” ! The Keene Public Library proudly hosts this free songwriting workshop for children and families. RiverJack Z (a.k.a. Jack Zucchini, the guitar-playing singer/songwriter from The Zucchini Brothers) will guide participants through the craft of songwriting by composing and recording a song that is uniquely their own. Parents and [...]
The 21st annual IRONMAN Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:25 a.m. to midnight Sunday, July 25. The triathlon route includes a 2.4-mile swim in Mirror Lake, a 112-mile bike ride through Lake Placid, Keene, Upper Jay, Jay, Black Brook, and Wilmington, and a 26.2-mile run in and around the Lake Placid village. Temporary road closures will begin at 5 a.m. The following are all estimated times based on [...]
This project is an emergency response to the bankside exposure of the Town of Keene water main pipe running under the East Branch Ausable River. The 12” diameter pipe is located approximately 3,000 channel feet downstream/north of the SR73 Bridge in the hamlet of Keene. The pipe carries approximately 90% of the Town’s water supply. Keene Water Main Narrative.pdf