Government News

Sustainability Key Topic at City Council Regular Legislative Meeting

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson opened the City Council Regular Legislative Meeting, April 19, 2022, immediately designating Council’s Ecology and Natural Resources Advisory Committee, as the City’s official Climate Smart Community Task Force.

Alessandra Biaggi Continues to Earn Endorsements from Westchester Elected Officials

State Senator Alessandra Biaggi earned endorsements from three prominent Westchester elected officials: Westchester Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins, New Rochelle Councilwoman Yadira Ramos-Herbert, and New Rochelle Councilwoman Martha Lopez.

Senator Biaggi and Senate Majority Pass Legislation to Combat Domestic Violence and Support Survivors

Last month, the New York State Senate advanced a legislative package to combat domestic violence and provide greater protections for survivors of domestic abuse in New York State. The legislative package includes S404/A3422, sponsored by Senator Alessandra Biaggi to allow prosecutors to petition a court to access orders of protection issued in association with prior sealed domestic violence cases if relevant to a new proceeding. 

City of New Rochelle Launches ARPA Website

To increase public awareness of and engagement in the process through which the City of New Rochelle will utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, the City has created a dedicated website www.newrochellearpa.org. The site will be used for information and serve as a portal for funding applications.

Police Blotter

On March 31st, 2022 at about 6:03am, New Rochelle Police received a call reporting a fire at 565 North Avenue, an older building that stretches from the corner of Hamilton Avenue to Fifth Avenue.