The town of Mamaroneck is raising the cost of parking in area lots from $50 to $75 for the term of 2019 to 2020.
Mamaroneck Avenue School has gone green! On Wednesday, January 23rd, there was a special assembly for the MAS Green Tigers, who presented to fourth and fifth grade students the importance of composting and recycling.
At present, there is a proposed plastic bag ban in the Town of Mamaroneck. You can find more information on the Green Tigers on the Mamaroneck Avenue School’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MamkAvenueSchool/
Fuller Center for Housing in New Rochelle, paid homage to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a build-a-thon. Volunteers worked on homes throughout the county. Fuller House CEO Jim Killoran called the annual event the most important part of the organization’s work.
For more information on the Fuller Center and how you can volunteer, visit www.fullercenterny.org.
On Thursday, January 31st at 7:30 p.m., the Emelin Theatre will host the a capella group, The Westchester Chordsmen. Tickets are available by visiting www.emelin.org.
The event will be the Made in Westchester showcase which highlights local artists to exhibit their work. The event runs through mid-February.
Laura Bott, owner of the Bott Shoppe in Mamaroneck spoke with Local Live reporter, Stephanie Giang to provide more information regarding the event.
On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York state strengthened its abortion rights. On Tuesday, January 22nd, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed the Reproductive Health Act, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law.
The act will extend the circumstances under which abortion is safe and legal and also expands the types of health professionals who can perform the procedure.
The village of Mamaroneck Planning Board recently received a draft of a comprehensive plan to preserve the character of residential neighborhoods. The goal of the plan is to maintain the traditional look in the face of recent development. It also suggests housing options for diverse needs and incomes.
To watch the full meeting, go to our website, www.lmctv.org/videos under “Municipal Meetings.”
MTA’s Metro North and Amtrak put aside previous disagreements to launch a $1 billion project that will give commuters along the South Shore access into Penn Station.
During the week of January 21st, the Mamaroneck Teachers Association voted to ratify a new seven-year contract with the Mamaroneck school board.
The deal comes after three years of negotiation following the expiration of the previous contract on June 30, 2016.
In a newsletter, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Shaps said that the contract will fairly compensate teachers, is fiscally responsible, and will ensure that the district will stick to its goals.