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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Absentee Ballots Available!

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Absentee Ballots are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office for the Budget and Special General Referendum to be held on Saturday May 18, 2019.

Absentee Ballots are available to be picked up through Wednesday, May 15.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Annual Used Tire Drop-off Day

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The annual Used Tire Drop-off Day will be held at the Town's Recycling Facility on Witchtrot Road (65 Witchtrot Road) on: Saturday, April 20 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

*CASH ONLY*

*PERMIT REQUIRED*

19.5” OR LESS - $3 EACH

22.5” AND UP - $15 EACH

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

*NEW* Selfies with Steve!

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Get out of the Office with Town Manager Steve Burns every Friday on Selfies with Steve!

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Request for Qualifications - Economic Development Consultant

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The Town of York is seeking an Economic Development Consultant to assist the Town with attracting the right business(s) and uses that would best accentuate an area defined in our Comprehensive Plan as the "Green Enterprise Recreation Overlay District...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Online Meeting Streaming

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Visit the Town Hall Streams website to view live and previously recorded meetings. The Local Access TV Station through Spectrum has been changed to Channel 1302.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Clam Licenses Available 12/10!

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The Town of York's Clamming Season will commence December 10, 2018. Licenses are available for purchase in the Town Clerk's Office with the following fees - $15 for Residents - $30 for Non-Residents - FREE for Juniors and Seniors (Please remember to bring...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Weekly Building Permits

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The Code Office is now publishing permit applications online.

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Additional Universal Waste Day!

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The Town of York now has TWO days per month for residents to dispose of old electronics at the Witchtrot Road Recycling Facility! Now the FIRST and THIRD Saturday of each month (9AM to 4PM) will be Universal Waste Days with a Recycling Facility Permit!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Walk-In Hours for Planning and Code Enforcement

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The Planning Director holds walk-in hours each Wednesday from 10am to 12pm. This is a time when you can meet with the Planning Director without an appointment to discuss your project and/or upcoming Planning Board agenda items.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

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Goodrich Park Walking Trails with Robin Cogger
04-12-2019

054 with Robin Cogger

Here I am with Robin Cogger, York's incredible Parks and Recreation Director! She's doing an outstanding job filling some big shoes at the Grant House.

We're standing at the beginning of the walking paths in Goodrich Park (200 US Route One). The Parks crew...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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Selling Property with Terry!
04-05-2019

053 with Terry Pirini

I'm here with Terry Pirini, the Town's realtor, as we close the sale of one of the Town's surplus properties.

It's surprising how many properties the Town has acquired over the years, and Terry is helping the Board of Selectmen sell the properties we don't...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

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Ribbon Cutting at York Beach Beer Company
03-15-2019

052 with Dave Rowland

One of the more fun duties that often fall to me as Town Manager is attending ribbon-cutting ceremonies. These events are a celebration of people’s hopes and dreams, of aspirations and entrepreneurial spirit, and of optimism about the future.

Most recently...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

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Patrick in Dispatch
03-01-2019

051 With Patrick Moulton

If you've called 911 in York at some point in the past few decades you may well have spoken to Patrick Moulton. Patrick is one of our incredible crew of caring, highly skilled dispatchers. They are behind the scenes and out of the limelight most of the ti...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

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At the Chamber of Commerce with Holly
02-22-2019

050 With Holly Roberts

Here with me for the 50th selfie is Holly Roberts, Executive Director of the York Region Chamber of Commerce.

The Town and Chamber have a long history of working together, and the Town is a member of the Chamber.

The Chamber building is one of my favorites ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

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Highway Foreman Tim Deperrio
02-08-2019

049 With Tim DePerrio

Think our Public Works Crew does a great job keeping our roads plowed and salted, and well maintained in general?

Tim is the Highway Foreman - a job very similar to the conductor of an orchestra. He brings together staff, contractors, vehicles, equipment a...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

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Patience Horton
02-01-2019

048 With Patience Horton

Meet Patience Horton! We have been working together for 18 years here in York. Patience is the Planning Board's Recording Secretary, and at this point she has attended far more Planning Board meetings than I have (and that's a lot!).

Can't see it in this p...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

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Conservation Coordinator Robin Kerr
01-25-2019

047 With Robin Kerr

Robin Kerr is our incredible Conservation Coordinator, seen here on Mount A.

We shot this photo on the new accessible viewing platform on the Big A Trail. It was built on a concrete foundation of some sort - a remnant of the of old ski area. I recently rec...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

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Old York Historical Society
01-18-2019

046 With Joel Lefever

Joel Lefever has been the Executive Director of the Old York Historical Society since 2012. The Town and Old York have a wonderful relationship that goes back much farther.

Recently Joel and I have been discussing the terms to renew Old York's lease of the...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

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Town Attorney Mary Costigan
01-11-2019

045 With Mary Costigan

Cold? Windy? Well it is Winter, after all! But the sunlight outside is so much nicer for selfies!

Here with me is Town Attorney Mary Costigan. Mary is the reassuring, calming voice of reason who has helped me through more than a few crazy days as Manager. ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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Ribbon Cutting at York Housing!
01-04-2019

044 With Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger

Remember by Selfie with Patricia Marine last March? We were standing out in the open as 16 new apartments were under construction at the Baldwin Center.

Fast forward to December and here I am with Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger for York Housing's ribbon-cutt...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

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The Municipal Social Services Review Board!
12-21-2018

043 With the Municipal Social Services Review Committee

I think this is a first - a selfie with a Town committee! This could be the start of something new and these guys have set the bar!

So here is a shot with the Municipal Social Services Review Committee. These folks work with a broad range of organizations ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

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Chief Balentine
12-14-2018

042 With Chief Balentine

Here I am with Chief Balentine. Yes, that's a doll inside his fire truck. Each year as Christmas approaches, our two fire departments collect toys for families in need.

This is so typical of the selfless, community-minded volunteerism we see in our firefig...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

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Festival of Lights with Town Hall Staff!
12-10-2018

041 With Mary Indiano

We don’t always dress like this at Town Hall, but we do when we’re on the front porch sharing cookies and cider with people waiting for the Festival of Lights Parade! It is a wonderful tradition of holiday giving. Here, Mary Indiano was kind enough to pau...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

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Kittery Town Manager Kendra Amaral
11-30-2018

040 With Kendra Amaral

Many of the town managers and other professional staff in this area are participants in the Kittery and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Joint Land Use Study. Just this week we had a meeting to kick off this effort, funded in large part by a Department of Defens...

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Posted on: November 23, 2018

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Liz at Public Works
11-23-2018

039 With Liz Hayden

With the first snows of the season already falling, it seems
like a great opportunity to get a selfie with Liz Hayden.  Liz is thevoice on the other end of the phone when you call Public Works, and she’ll
greet you in the office if you climb ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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Meet Liz Cooper!
11-16-2018

038 With Liz Cooper

I’m outdoors with Liz Cooper, Special Events Coordinator at
Parks and Rec. She is the guiding force behind many of the wonderful eventsthat take place here in York – road races, parades, Lighting of the Nubble,
Veterans’ ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

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Election Day in America
11-09-2018

037 With Gretchen Seaver!

November 6th. Election Day in America!

Meet Gretchen Seaver! (As if most of you don't know her already!) After many years as the Town's HR Director, she now serves as one of our Election Clerks. Gretchen is one member of an incredible team of people that j...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

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Library Director Michelle Sampson
11-02-2018

036 With Michelle Sampson!

Here I am in the stacks at the York Public Library with Director Michelle Sampson (Yes, libraries still have books!) It has been wonderful to work with Michelle.

Though the Library is an independent non-profit organization, she is very engaged with us at T...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

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We've Been Clawed!
10-26-2018

035 With Neil Rideout

Clawed? Yup!

The students at York High School are participating again this year in the School Spirit Challenge, collecting funds to benefit the York Community Service Association and the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

Here I am with Neil Rideout, who has voluntee...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

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Goodbye to Kettle Boys Popcorn
10-19-2018

034 With Jeremy and Loretta Prescott!

Here I am with Loretta and Jeremy Prescott on the last day for Kettle Boys Popcorn. After 15 years of serving residents and visitors alike the craziest popcorn flavors, they're heading to the sunshine state. I hope that doesn't turn them into Dolphins fan...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

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Our IT Guru
10-12-2018

033 With Nick Marcisso 2018-10-12

York probably know him as nmarcisso@winxnet.com. His name is Nick. He's our go-to IT Guru.

By day he's a contractor who works for Winxnet. He's here in Town Hall and in the various Town offices a few days a week to help us with everything IT (so we don't t...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

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Meet Kristie!
10-05-2018

032 With Kristie Bolton

Here I am, sitting on the porch at Town Hall with Kristie Bolton. Kristie is the Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist, which is to say that all the money the Town spends goes through her hands. This sounds glamorous until you discover how much work and...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

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History Lesson with James Kencas
09-28-2018

031 With James Kences

You will be hard pressed to find anyone as immersed in and passionate about York's incredible history as James Kencas! Here we have an historian of remarkable capability. Not only can he tell you what was happening here in 1656, but he can relate it to ev...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

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Talking with Tinker Newick!
09-21-2018

030 With Tinker Newick

I've known Sarah "Tinker" Newick for many years. As we were talking and taking this selfie she shared with me something impressive I'd never known before. In the 1980's, Tinker was the first female Harbor Master in Maine, right here in York!

And ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2018

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New Extension of Fishermen's Walk
09-14-2018

029 With Lydia Blume

Greetings from our new extension of the Fishermen's Walk to the Wiggley Bridge causeway! This boardwalk was constructed so people can safely walk under Route 103 instead of crossing in the road itself. It's not quite completed yet. We still need to add a ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

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Officer Randall gets in the Picture
09-07-2018

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No, I am not under arrest!

With me here is Officer Scott Randall. Scott exemplifies community policing and the professionalism of York's entire Police force. Of course he'll issue a speeding ticket if you earn it, or worse if need be, so you've been warned...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

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Old York Garden Club
8-24-2018

027 With Old York Garden Club

Wow! Never tried to get a selfie with a dozen people before, but it worked. And we went old school - no selfie stick!

Here with me are Betsy D'Agostino, Kathy Vinet, Carol Lane, Diane Green, Ingred Forsberg, Bette Rose, Monica Hurcombe, Sheila Kilgore, Suz...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

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Keeping Drains Clean with Leslie
8-17-2018

026 With Leslie Hinz

Leslie Hinz is our Stormwater Manager and Shoreland Resource Officer. Her work focuses on clean water - clean streams, clean river, clean ocean and clean beaches.

Part scientist, part educator, part sleuth, part enforcer, I think Leslie has one of the cool...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

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A new face at Town hall
8-10-2018

025 With Heather Ross

Meet Heather Ross. Heather is our new Assistant Code Enforcement Officer and Land Use Tech. You may run into her at the code counter, at the Planning Board, or out in the field doing inspections. She is a tremendous addition to our staff, having held simi...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

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The First Smile at Town Hall
8-03-2018

024 With Reenie Johnson

Here I am with Reenie Johnson. Visit us here in Town Hall and you'll probably see Reenie. She's the smile that greets everyone downstairs in Town Hall.

Reenie handles matters relating to the Harbor, the Board of Appeals, and helps with just about anything ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

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A tall view at York Beach Fire Department
7-27-2018

023 With Ozzy

Can't climb one of the ladder trucks and not the other. Here I am with Captain David Osgood of the York Beach Fire Department. Nice view from up there and that isn't even the top!

For the record, the ladder extends 110' and I did go all the way to the top!...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

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Pondering the Possibility of Expansion
7-20-2018

022 With Julie Ethridge

In the summertime, even the back of Town Hall looks wonderful! Here Julie Romano Ethridge and I are checking out the space as we ponder the possible expansion of Town Hall. Julie is helping to lead this process for the Town.

James Madison was President, an...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

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Lifeguards on Duty
7-13-2018

021 With Jeff Patten

Meet Jeff Patten. He is the face of our beach programs and the leader of our lifeguards. Here we're attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony at our new Long Sands Bathhouse. Through his years working here in York, Jeff has set the bar high, establishing our ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

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A tall view at York Village Fire Department
7-06-2018

020 With Jon Gay 2018-06-07

Here's a selfie I took with Jon Gay of the York Village Fire Department. That's right, 75 feet up in the air at the top of the ladder truck. It's a great view from up there, but I can't imagine working in that spot. A practice climb on a calm, sunny day i...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

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Brian and our other Community Service Officers are here to help!
6-29-2018

019 With Brian Trafton 2018-06-27

Visiting Ellis Short Sands Park this summer? If you do, you may well run into Brian Trafton, one of our Community Service Officers.

Yes, he'll ticket your vehicle if need be, but he and our other CSOs are front line ambassadors for out community. They help...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

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Customer Service in the Clerk's Office!
6-22-2018

019 With Melissa Avery 2018-06-21

Here I am with Melissa A. Avery of the Town Clerk and Tax Collector's Office, "Knowledgeable, pleasant, kind, patient, and extremely helpful ...". I received this feedback from a woman new to Town who was grateful for the wonderful customer serv...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

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Jennifer Hunter from the York River Study Committee
6-15-2018

018 With Jennifer Hunter 2018-05-21

Here I am with Jennifer Hunter, at the wharf by the Hancock warehouse on the north shore of the York River.

The Towns of Kittery, Eliot, South Berwick and York are engaged in a process of studying the York River and evaluating the degree of public support ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

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Scooting around with Luke
6-08-2018

014 With Luke Vigue 2018-05-15

Here is Luke Vigue, who divides his time as a Lister/Appraiser in the Assessing Department and an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer in the Code Department. He can issue your building permit, inspect your project and adjust your assessed value. Talk about...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

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Upcoming York Auto Show
6-01-2018

015 With Steve Bricker 2018-05-31

Ever seen a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird? Well now you have!

There are only about 400 still in existence, but they’d be hard to miss. Low, fast and bright, with a big wing on the back, this is a pretty incredible muscle car. The gentleman on the lef...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

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Meet Kathy and Ursa
5-25-2018

013 With Kathy Newell and her pup Ursa 2018-05-09

Hey! Meet Ursa! Bear! She’s a 4 ½ month old black lab puppy who recently adopted Kathy Newell, Assistant Code Enforcement Officer and Local Plumbing Inspector.

You’re more likely to meet Kathy out in the field than at Town Hall. I am in awe of her knowledg...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

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It's Betsy!
5-11-2018

012 With Betsy Komar on 2018-05-04

Does everybody know Betsy?

If you don’t know her, you should. She is a fixture here in York Village and is a wonderful person!

While I happened to get this photo with Betsy in front of Town Hall, she actually work a few hours each week for our Parks and Rec...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

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Hartley Mason Reservation
5-03-2018

011 With Jeff McConnell on 2018-04-03

Here I am with Jeff McConnell, Chair of the Trustees of the Hartley Mason Reservation. The Hartley Mason Reservation Park is the beautiful open space on York Street, across the street from York Harbor Inn. It also constitutes a large portion of Harbor Bea...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

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Senior Center Chef
4-27-2018

010 with Nancy Garfield on 2018-04-23

I said, “Best $4 lunch in town.”

I was gently corrected by our Senior Center Chef, Nancy Garfield, “Best lunch in town, period.”

Point taken! Nancy, with help from Bob and the volunteers serve wonderful lunches five days a week at our Senior Center. She’s a...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

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Cemetery Caretaker
4-20-2018

009 With Phil Hanson on 2018-04-11

For the past 5 years, you probably haven’t seen the gentleman here next to me doing his quiet work for the Town. Phil heads up our efforts to maintain over 200 small cemeteries and family burial grounds, and veterans’ graves in York. He and his crew do it...

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