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The Rye Neck school district plans to propose another districtwide infrastructure bond after voters rejected a $35.5 million bond proposal on Oct. 6. File photo
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Rye Neck school budget passes by vast majority

Registered voters in the Rye Neck Union Free School District overwhelmingly approved the 2017-2018 school budget that keeps the district under the tax cap for six consecutive years. On Tuesday, voters approved the $40.1 million budget with an official tally of 876 voting in favor of the plan and 239 […]

The Rye Neck school district plans to propose another districtwide infrastructure bond after voters rejected a $35.5 million bond proposal on Oct. 6. File photo
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Rye Neck budget proposal adds 6.1 new positions

The Rye Neck Union Free School District superintendent presented a proposed budget that would add new instructional staff positions while decreasing overall spending. With a $233,985 decrease in spending, the school district’s preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year will still allocate money to add 6.1 full-time positions and also […]

This Wednesday, a coalition of parents and community members will hold its first community meeting on school food, at 6:45 p.m. at Mamaroneck Avenue School. File photo
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Parents seek healthier lunchroom options for kids

Parents and community members interested in improving their children’s school lunches in Larchmont and Marmaroneck are invited to share their ideas at the first Open Community Meeting on School Food, to be held Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 6:45 p.m. at Mamaroneck Avenue School. Food service for the Mamaroneck Union Free […]

School bond fails by narrow vote in Rye Neck
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School bond fails by narrow vote in Rye Neck

On Oct. 6, voters of the Rye Neck school district narrowly rejected a $35.5 million bond for districtwide construction. The final tally was 263 in favor of the bond proposal to 280 votes against it, according to Veronica Sessler, the district clerk. “I was a little surprised by the outcome,” […]

Kyle Elizabeth Troy will take the helm of the village Mamaroneck Education Center, as the resource’s first professional naturalist. Photo courtesy Marine Education Center
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Marine Education Center hires first professional naturalist

With new resources and an expanded space, Mamaroneck’s Marine Education Center will now also feature a new face: Kyle Elizabeth Troy, the center’s first professional naturalist. Troy, who was hired by the village this month, has worked as a biologist and naturalist throughout Florida, California, Westchester County and various other […]