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Latimer proposes fourth consecutive property tax cut

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has proposed a $6 million dollar cut to the county property tax levy in the 2023 Operating Budget that...

Bee-Line transit system gets stung in new report highlighting need for...

The report found that Bee-Line buses are not in service for 24% of total miles and 15% of total hours.

Simone completes industrial renovation, begins residential structure

Simone Development Companies has made new moves in both industrial and residential real estate in Westchester. It has completed the redevelopment of an industrial...

Westchester and Dutchess rank well for digital

The National Association of Counties, an organization founded in 1935 that advocates for counties in the U.S., and the Center for Digital Government, a...

$6.6M rehab project underway at wastewater treatment plant in Yonkers

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said the project is part of the continued efforts to rehabilitate or rebuild Westchester’s aging infrastructure and also helps to create what he described as a more storm-resilient county.

Westchester County opens new facility to serve veterans

The new facility is in a renovated space at 10 County Center Road, near the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

Westchester County seeks to launch tech accelerator program

The Westchester Office of Economic Development has issued a request for proposals for a consultant to take the lead on developing a tech accelerator program for the county.

Fareri’s North 80 awarded $3M state grant; groundbreaking anticipated next year

Greenwich-based developer Fareri Associates has been awarded a $3 million grant from New York's Empire State Development to be used to help fund the first phase of its $227 million North 80 project.

Stella gets ready for a stellar opening

One element that separates Stella in New Rochelle from many other luxury buildings that have been going up in Westchester is that 25% of its units are categorized as affordable.

County, construction and union officials show united front behind capital projects

Westchester County Executive George Latimer and representatives from the construction industry gathered inside of the administration building at Playland Park in Rye on Oct. 26 to underscore the importance of major capital projects that maintain and reconstruct the county’s physical assets.

Westchester County hosting tourism and hospitality job fair Oct. 14

Westchester County will host a job fair this Thursday, Oct. 14 in Tarrytown to showcase career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sectors and help connect job seekers to open positions with Westchester employers. 

Westchester’s economy on the rebound, top officials say

Bridget Gibbons, Westchester's Director of Economic Development, said that businesses are optimistic about the future and about starting new projects, and noted that a primary challenge the County is addressing is hiring new workers.

Element 46’s newest cohort will focus on tech

Seven startups, all oriented around technology and innovation through the use of technology, make up the latest cohort of Westchester County’s Element 46 incubator...

Workforce development thrives in Westchester while national action lags

The Associated General Contractors of America, a trade organization representing 27,000 firms in the construction industry, warns that the industry is falling behind in...

Westchester steps to the front with a new electric bus

The all-electric buses are powered by high-energy batteries and a full charge that can keep the buses running for about 200 miles takes just about four hours.