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Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell delivered her 2021 budget proposal to the Putnam County Legislature on Thursday, Oct. 1.

The $164.2 million proposal, which is within the New York State tax cap, represents a spending increase of $477,000, or less than 1% over this year’s budget, and does not include any layoffs. The average Putnam County homeowner, whose property is assessed at $357,000, would pay about $1,182 in county taxes under the plan, an […]

The Putnam County Police Review Panel is seeking people from all walks of life who want to help shape the discussion of policing issues in the county.

The 21- member panel chaired by Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell includes Sheriff’s Department and local police officials, as well as legislative, county and municipal leaders. The panel was established in August in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order 203, which requires each of the 500 jurisdictions with police departments in New York State […]

HEALTH ALERT If you worked at or visited Fuente de Gracia Church in Brewster  September 27 You may have been exposed to COVID-19

HEALTH ALERT If you worked at or visited Fuente de Gracia Church at 2 Marvin Ave, Brewster on Sunday, September 27 from 6pm to 9pm You may have been exposed to COVID-19. A member of the public who has tested positive for COVID-19 was at the church during this time. Please watch for symptoms of […]

Archives Edition – Series 100: A Stallion’s Family Tree

Series 100 in the Putnam County Archives, Stallion Records, includes the County Clerk filings for their registry via public notice. These interesting records range from 1887-1906, and include one from 1909. They come printed in the form of newspaper notices or handbills and typically advertise the horse’s pedigree, farm and former and present owners, physical […]

PUTNAM COUNTY PASSPORT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020

The Putnam County Clerk’s Office is extremely proud to host Putnam County Passport Saturday this coming October; at its office located at 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York on Saturday October 17, 2020 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. Putnam County Clerk Michael […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR From County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Health Commissioner Michael J. Nesheiwat, MD

Thank you, Putnam County. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, you have helped neighbors in need, supported food banks and food drives, delivered meals for seniors, made and donated masks and, of course, adapted to wearing masks in public and practicing safe social distancing measures. Because of your vigilance, our communities have been able to reopen safely. […]

HEALTH ALERT If you worked at or visited Eveready Diner in Brewster on September 19 and September 22 You may have been exposed to COVID-19

If you worked at or visited Eveready Diner at 90 Independent Way, Brewster on Saturday, September 19 from 6pm to 7:30pm (indoor) Tuesday, September 22 from 7pm to 8:30pm (indoor) You may have been exposed to COVID-19. A member of the public who has tested positive for COVID-19 was at the restaurant during these times. […]