School Taxes Due in Bedford

Plus, road work on Mt. Holly road will prevent through-access beginning Sept. 17.

1. Mt. Holly road work begins Sept. 17

In case you missed the Nixle alert, beginning on Monday, Mount Holly Road will be closed to through traffic between Holly Branch Road and North Salem Road to replace a brook culvert. What's that, you ask? It's a pipe that a stream flows through, said Bedford's Highway Commissioner, Kevin Winn. It needs to be fixed, it may take several days and through traffic (with the exception of residents) will not be allowed for the duration of the project.

2. School boards back in session

On Wednesday night the Bedford School board met to discuss capital planning, district goals and a look at the year ahead. We'll have some highlights coming up. This evening, the Katonah Lewisboro school board meets at 7:30 p.m. at the John Jay Middle School library. Click here for the agenda, which includes a discussion of this year's board goals, plus an update on facilities work and the world language program.

3. School taxes due

In the town of Bedford, school taxes for 2012-13 are being collected. The first half must be paid by Oct. 1 to avoid penalty. Call Amy Pectol at 666-4475 or visit the Tax Receiver’s Office from 8:30 to 4:30 each day, Monday thru Friday at the Town Hall with questions.

4. A clambake in Katonah

If you like an old-fashioned clambake with raws, dogs, steamers and salads, stop by the American Legion on Rte 22 in Katonah from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Visitors must be 21 and over.  

5. Mmmm...chocolate

There's only one way to celebrate International Chocolate Day—and that's by eating it.

is offering 10 percent off everything with chocolate, from mocha lattes to chocolate pretzels, chocolate milkshakes, chocolate truffles, and chocolate brownies. Good deal there!

s is another place to pick up organic, fair trade chocolate bars..

is sure to have something to help you celebrate this day—which, although seemingly widely noted and celebrated, is mysterious in origin. But we'll take the excuse to indulge!


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