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The village of Port Chester is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to veto a bill that would allow the Rye Country Day School to engage in negotiations to purchase the vacant New York State Thruway Authority-owned land parcel along Boston Post Road in Rye. The village is proposing a shared-use agreement with the city of Rye to jointly construct some form of a municipal structure. File photo
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Port Chester eyeballs Thruway Authority parcel

The village of Port Chester is interested in entering into a shared-use agreement with the city of Rye for the state property along Boston Post Road, and has sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo urging him to disallow the Rye Country Day School to buy the property. Last month, […]

The Rye Boat Basin Commission has hired a consultant to begin creating a sediment sampling and analysis plan for an upcoming proposal to dredge around the marina. The idea has earned bipartisan support from members of the Rye City Council and the city manager. File photo
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City backs dredging municipal Boat Basin

Five years after dredging Rye’s Boat Basin, city lawmakers are aiming to move forward with another plan to remove sediments around the marina, with bipartisan support from members on the City Council. According to City Manager Marcus Serrano, the Boat Basin Commission has already hired a consultant to begin creating […]

The Rye Police Department is investigating a credit card fraud scheme, after a resident reported a suspicious online that transaction that led to an unidentified man making an appearance at a home in Rye. When the resident challenged the suspect’s story, he sped off in in a red Toyota 4-Runner. Photo courtesy Rye police
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Police investigating local fraud scheme

The Rye Police Department is investigating a credit card fraud scheme, after a resident reported a suspicious online transaction that led to an encounter with an unidentified man. According to Rye Public Safety Commissioner Michael Corcoran, an unnamed resident reported receiving an alert on Aug. 20 for a purchase that […]

After a presentation by the city Landmarks Advisory Committee and the A.M. Arts Conservation Company on Nov. 16, the Rye City Council decided to postpone a vote to relocate the city’s 25th mile marker to Dec. 21. File photo
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City to restore mile marker without landmarks input

The Rye City Council is once again exploring the idea of restoring one of its Benjamin Franklin mile markers, this time without the help of the city Landmarks Advisory Committee. Councilwoman Emily Hurd, a Democrat and liaison to the landmarks committee, said both the Rye Historical Society and City Council […]