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Town of Dunkirk has good year, sees no tax increase

Things are looking good financially in the town of Dunkirk. The Dunkirk Town Board accepted its 2023 budget without a tax increase at the regular November meeting. The town tax rate remains at 83 cents per $1000 and the town stayed under the tax cap. “We had a good year,” said Dunkirk ...

Legislature OKs increase in property exemptions for vets

MAYVILLE — Local veterans are going to be getting a larger decrease on their property taxes. During a meeting last week of the Chautauqua County Legislature, lawmakers unanimously approved two local laws, increasing the county’s real property tax exemption for war veterans, combat zone ...

Designer Bag Bingo returns December 5th

MAYVILLE — Designer Bag Bingo returns with an evening of games and giveaways at the Chautauqua Suites Hotel in Mayville at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5. The event will feature bags, purses, and wallets from well-known designers like Kate Spade, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Michael Kors, Fossil and ...

$7.6M grant made for Seneca transit hub

SALAMANCA — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced Wednesday the Seneca Nation will receive $7,625,000 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly competitive Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant ...

Brocton seeks answers on EMS billing

BROCTON — The vllage of Brocton received response from Chautauqua County regarding the confusion of billing for Emergency Medical Services. However, the response only answered half of the questions. The county presented the village with a business associates agreement regarding the EMS ...

Food pantry event to be held in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Food Pantry, in conjunction with The Village of Silver Creek, and FeedMore WNY will be holding a Mobile Food Pantry on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the village municipal parking lot at 172 Central Ave. in Silver Creek. Anyone in need is ...