Our Pets of the Week are Leigh, a five-year-old black and white cat who loves being petted and Meg, a mixed breed puppy of just under six months old. She loves licking faces, playing with other dogs, as well as doing everything puppies love to do. For more information on either Leigh or Meg, as well as other available pets, go to www.ny-rescue.org.
In our Around Town segment, Local Live reporter Sebastian Hall went to visit Sweet Charlie’s, a new ice cream shop located on Mamaroneck Avenue.
Last week, Westchester County Executive, George Latimer declared that the beaches at Playland, Glen Island and Croton Point will be open on weekends only from Memorial Day Weekend to June 17th. Starting June 22nd, pools and beaches owned by the County will be on full summer schedules until Labor Day. For more information, go to www.parks.westchestergov.org.
In the LMC Varsity Sports Play of the Week, Max Bohn helped Mamaroneck with a two-out-two-run single in a first round playoff matchup versus Yorktown.
In our Round Table discussion, Mike Witsch spoke with Jim KIlloran, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester Executive Director and CEO and Charlie Mollin, MHS Habitat for Humanity Student Leader about the organization’s work with students in our community.
The use of leaf blowers is banned in the Village of Mamaroneck from May 15th to September 30th. The ban could possibly be put aside for up to a week due to a significant storm or other emergency as authorized by the Department of Works Supervisor.
On June 1st. 2018, the Village of Larchmont will see increases in water rates. At the Board of Trustees on Monday, May 21st, Village of Larchmont Administrator, Justin Datino explained that the water fund is funded by water sales and service charges, not by property taxes. The increases in fees, which were last increased in 2015, will cover the $3 million debt service that was caused by capital projects that upgraded the Village’s water infrastructure, as well as the potential water rate increases that comes from New York City, who sells water to Westchester Joint Water Works, which supplies all of Westchester.
Parking permits for the Hunter, Spencer, Prospect and Johnson parking lots are now available in the VIllage of Mamaroneck. There are three different types of permits-daytime only, nighttime as well as a permit for both times, which is carries a higher price. To be eligible for a permit, you must be either a resident or a business owner or employee of a local business. The permit will run from June 1st, 2018 to May 31st, 2019. To purchase a permit, go to the VIllage Clerk-Treasurer’s office, which is located at 123 Mamaroneck Avenue during business hours of 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, or you can go to the official website of the Village of Mamaroneck. The sale of parking permits of the Town of Mamaroneck will go on sale on May 21st at the Town Clerk’s office, located at the Town Center which is on 740 West Boston Post Road. For information regarding permits for the Village of Larchmont, go to www.villageoflarchmont.org.