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Spend the Day read more »

If you're visiting, expecting visitors, or just curious about what Beaconites do for fun, here are a few ideas on how to while away a day in our city.

City Code and Documents read more »

This is an archive of the documents and reports posted online by the City of Beacon.

Featured Video read more »

Visit the City of Beacon Vimeo Channel for the full collection of meeting and event videos. 

Recycling Guide read more »

Everything you need to know about recyclables in Beacon. What can be left at the curb? What can be brought to the transfer station? Mixed or sorted? 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, or 9?

Stormwater Management read more »

Update »  Posted: Annual Storwater Report (MS4) - 2010


Stormwater is water from rain or melting snow that does not soak into the ground, but runs off. It flows from rooftops, over paved areas, bare soil and sloped lawns.

2010 Census read more »

Every 10 years, the U. S. Census Bureau regularly updates the Address List from the previous (2000 Census) with records from the U.S. Postal Service. 

Great Hikes read more »

Hikes Within Walking Distance From Main Street and Metro North, Beacon, NY

Here are brief descriptions and directions for four nearby hikes, two at the waterfront and two up Mt. Beacon.

Beacon Memorial read more »

Here are the brave men of Beacon NY, who sacrificed their lives to serve their country and protect their city.

Getting Around read more »

It's an easy trip to Beacon from New York City. There is regular train service to and from Grand Central Terminal on the Metro-North Hudson Line (Poughkeepsie). Taxis meet most trains but mass transit in Beacon is limited. Most of us just walk into town.