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October 8, 2021

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Bulbs that glow and bulbs that grow. Two community organizations are aiming to brighten up North Salem homes with energy-efficient lighting and the town’s roadsides with thousands of beautiful daffodils. Throw e-waste disposal and litter cleanup efforts into the mix and ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem has adopted an energy code it says will benefit both the environment and residents’ pocketbooks. NYStretch, a supplement to the state’s existing 2020 Energy Conservation Construction Code, contains standards for insulation, windows, ventilation and lighting that ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem seems to be hoping that residents will warm up to NYStretch, a proposed building code that mandates energy efficiency measures in new construction, expansion and major renovation projects.  The Town Board discussed adopting it at its Tuesday, Aug. 10 meeting. A ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem News is proud to present a series of editorial essays written by fifth grade students at Pequenakonck Elementary School. The students will address pressing environmental issues, and will appear in our publication throughout the summer. Special thanks to Virginia Tait ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem would be way ahead of the game if it goes for stricter energy efficiency requirements this year instead of waiting for the state to adopt a new code in 2023, town officials were advised earlier this month.  NYStretch is a statewide model that can be used by local ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The bobolink’s just a little bird, but it’s a big deal to North Salemites. The avian visitor flaps thousands of miles each spring just to mate and nest in the town’s many meadows and hayfields. North Salem is one of the few towns in Westchester where there’s enough of the ...

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Skeeters beware, thousands of hungry little fishies are coming for you. The Westchester County Department of Health is giving away free mosquito-munching fathead minnows for residential ponds and water features. Folks can also pick up mosquito dunks, advice, and strategies to prevent the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem has sprouted a “green team.” Folks from diverse but relevant backgrounds have joined forces to become the town’s new Climate Smart Leadership Team, said its coordinator, Councilwoman Katherine Daniels. “We have a great mixture of skills and interests,” she said ...

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