While our wild beauty is timeless, we also have the modern world available.
The community recently completed the Keene Town-Wide Broadband Access Project.
Many businesses are proud to service the area.
The Town Court handles ticket summons, small claims, misdemeanors or lower cases.
Beginning March 5, 2018, Town Court will commence on Monday evenings at 5:00 PM (except for Legal Holidays).
If you receive a ticket and do not wish to appear in person, you may respond by mail by signing the ticket (guilty/not guilty) & mailing it to the following address:
PO Box 89
Keene, NY 12942
The Court will respond to you with instructions. Fines can then be paid by certified check or money order
You must come into court if you are paying in cash. If a Judge is not there, leave a message and they will return the call ASAP
Ellen Estes, 518-576-4444
email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Town Clerk's Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, to:
- to purchase a sporting license
- to obtain a marriage license or get a certified copy of a past marriage record
- to register your dog
- to obtain certified birth or death certificates for births and deaths that have occured in the Town of Keene
- to purchase transfer station punch cards
- to purchase a cemetery lot or find location of cemetery lots in Norton Cemetery
Robert Andrews 518-576-9011
Animal Control Officer:
Kayleigh LaBombard Mills 518-593-7540
Keene Valley Congregational Church UCC has an active congregation with an ongoing calendar of events and many current programs.
St Brendan's Catholic Church, Church Street in Keene, is a continuing parish which shares a priest with St. Agnes in Lake Placid.
All Souls Episcopal Chapel, St Huberts, holds summer Sunday services.
Utilities and Services
Internet and TV Services
The area can get cable/modem service which reaches 95% of town residents. There are seasonal packages, and access to five WIFI hotspots around town.
Keene Valley Video & Internet, 518-576-4510
Online Utility Marketplace
HomEnergy Services 518-891-1616
Hyde Fuel 518-891-3151
Pyrofax Energy 518-585-2658
We have many options available.
Our local medical center is open weekdays 9-5.
Mountain Health Center, Keene, 518-576-9771
Weekends, there is an urgent care center open from 10am-6pm. Walk-in patients are welcome!
Mountain Medical Urgent Care, Saranac Lake, 518-897-1000
There is a 24/7 emergency room 15 minutes away along NY Route 9N.
Elizabethtown Hospital, Elizabethtown, 518-873-6377
Substance Abuse Treatment Options for New York:
The page is full of useful information specific to New York, including; facts and treatment options.
For information regarding Senior Living resources for the elderly, check out the following website:
Banking & Financial
Both are easily found along Route 73.
Keene Valley, village Post Office
Keene, 518-576-9966 - Full service
The Keene/Keene Valley school is a K-12 public school known for high achievement, small class sizes, and committed community support.
Keene Central School, 518-576-4555
There is a pre-school program that run 5 days a week at the Keene Community Center
Little Peaks, 576-2041 or 946-2662
Home & Garden
The Keene Community Garden is located on the south end of Marcy Field, across from the swimming hole. The Town provides the space and the water. The people using the space organize together to get the common work done. Each person gets a plot and you can grow your own with cooperative help to do things like watering when you are away for a few days. Dues are $10 dollars per plot. This is a great alternative for new garderers since there a people around to answer questions, and it is perfect for people who don't have a nice sunny garden spot at their home in the forest. If you would like a plot or have any questions,
For information about joining, email Roman & Leslie Kucharczyk at email@example.com
The Keene Central School has a garden, maintained by students, for use in the school cafeteria. When school is out in the summer, the garden still needs care, and families can "adopt" the garden for a week of watering and weeding, in exchange for the produce that ripens that week.
North Country SPCA, Elizabethtown, 518-873-5000