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Sneak Peak – Rivertowns Secure $150,000 Grant Award for Rt 9 Bike/Ped

FOR IMMEDIATE Release $150,000 Grant Awarded to Rivertowns Coalition to Plan Bike and Pedestrian Improvements for Route 9 Funds from the New New York Bridge Community Benefits Program to Support Route 9 Active Transportation Conceptual Design Plan The New New York Bridge Community Benefits Program has awarded $150,000 to a coalition comprised of the Villages […]

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Dec 2016 Newsletter: Providing Municipalities with an Easier Path to Solar Power

Municipalities throughout Westchester now have an additional opportunity to get power at a reduced rate, while helping to lead the way to a greener economy and reducing their reliance on carbon-based generation—and fixing their cost for electricity for 25 years. Sustainable Westchester’s Municipal Solar Buyers Group was designed to help local Westchester County municipalities pursue […]

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Dec 2016 Newsletter: LEDs Offer Municipalities Quick Returns

What is one significant thing many municipalities can do to achieve nearly instantaneous cost savings while reducing greenhouse gas emissions? The answer is converting to LED streetlights. Because they don’t have filaments that can burn out, LED lights have extremely long lives. An LED light can last 100,000 hours, so they have reduced maintenance costs, […]

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Westchester Power website launches!

As of April 5th, 2016, we have published the web portal for the Westchester Power Program: http://westchesterpower.org/. We also expect the first of the Notice Letters to begin arriving in customers’ mailboxes today. The letters contain the phone number a customer should call. Our web portal has a detailed FAQ, map and rate table that […]

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Compost Bin Sale

As part of the Greenburgh Nature Center’s Earth and Arbor Day Celebration, GNC has organized a compost bin and rain barrel sale. Orders can be placed online and available for pick-up on April 19th from 11 am to 4 pm during our Earth and Arbor Day Celebration. We will also be holding composting classes at 11 […]

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