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Half Time Beverage, located at 139 Hoyt Ave., will look to expand its operations to include a micro-brewery and its own brew pub where patrons can sample the store’s wide variety of beers. Photo courtesy Half Time Beverage
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Village mulls code revamp for micro-alcohol

Capitalizing on a burgeoning statewide craft alcohol industry, the village of Mamaroneck will consider carving out space for microbreweries, distilleries and brewpubs in its local code. Increased interest regarding smaller-scale breweries, wineries and distilleries—which, statewide, have blossomed to three times the amount since 2012—has spread to the village over the […]

Westchester County Legislator MaryJane Shimsky has introduced a bill to authorize the county attorney to file a lawsuit against Big Pharma for deceptive marketing of opioid painkillers. Photo courtesy spine-health.com
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County Dem seeking suit against Big Pharma

Westchester County Legislator MaryJane Shimsky has introduced a bill that would authorize the county attorney to file a lawsuit against large pharmaceutical companies for deceptive practices. The effort comes as a way to stem the tide of rising costs for government and public safety from a growing drug epidemic in […]

State committee to hold transparency forum
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State committee to hold transparency forum

The state Committee on Open Government will host a forum on transparency in the wake of a lawsuit filed by two residents alleging systematic failure to comply with Open Meetings Law. On June 27, Robert Freeman, executive director of the New York State Committee on Open Government, will host a […]

The town of Mamaroneck Fire District will hold a special election on June 27 to bond for new turnout gear and the reconstruction of the floor of the district headquarters, pictured. File photo
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Town FD to hold $1.4M bond votes

The town of Mamaroneck Fire District will hold a special election on June 27 to ask eligible voters to bond for up to $1.4 million for new turnout gear and the reconstruction of the headquarters’ floor. The bond to acquire turnout gear—a firefighter’s full ensemble—is estimated to cost a maximum […]

County Executive Rob Astorino speaks at the launch of Project WORTHY: Westchester Opioid Response Teams Helping You on June 7 to fight the opioid epidemic. Photo courtesy Westchester County
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Astorino launches response to opioid epidemic

Westchester County has launched a new program aimed at integrating the response of several county agencies, local officials and community leaders to the growing drug abuse epidemic. On June 7, in the Westchester County Center, County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, launched Project WORTHY: Westchester Opioid Response Teams Helping You, […]