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The Village of Alden is located on the eastern border of Erie County approximately 20 miles east of Buffalo. Incorporated in 1869, the Village of Alden is a rural/residential community with a population of 2605 -Census 2010.

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Shake Off Drugs-Alden High School

The Village of Alden would like to congratulate the Alden High School students on winning first place in the Kids Escaping Drugs video contest. Our Alden students agreed to devote a week to educate and raise awareness in our school about the dangers of drug abuse. The Video can be viewed at:

Solicitor's Permits

No person shall engage in the occupation of peddling and hawking within the Village of Alden, without first obtaining a permit from the Village Clerk’s Office. If you are approached by a salesperson, please ask to see their permit. If they do not have one, they can be reported to the Erie County Sheriff’s non emergency number 858-2903 or the Village Clerk’s Office 937-9216 ext. 10 or 11. Thank you.

May Water Bills

The quarterly water and sewer bills were mailed out on May 1st and are due without penalty by May 28, 2015.  If you haven’t received your blue post card bill in the mail, please contact the Village Office at 937-9216 X10.

Erie County Household Hazardous Waste Drop Offs

June 13-ECC-South 9AM to 2PM For more information on this event, please call the Erie County Household Hazardous Waste 24 hour hotline at (716)-858-6800 or

Village of Alden, Junk Collection

The Village of Alden Fall bulk trash pick up for 2015 is Monday September 28, 2015. Thank you.

Upcoming meetings

The Village Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.  The next meeting of the Alden Village Board will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015.  The work session will begin at 6:30pm, and the board meeting at 7:30 pm.   The official minutes can be viewed on our website:  Thank you.

Village Crosswalks

  There are three designated village crosswalk that intersect Broadway at Westcott, Emerson and Church St.    State law requires drivers must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians, particularly if a pedestrian is in a crosswalk.  This law is in effect all year long, even when the signs are not in the roadway.  Thank you.