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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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Small Business Saturday, November 28

Saturday November 28, 2015 is Small Business Saturday and the Village urges all Alden citizens to support their community by shopping at Alden based businesses


The quarterly water and sewer bills were mailed out on November 1st and are due without penalty by November 30, 2015. Please keep in mind, first class mail now takes 2-3 days for delivery. If you don't received your blue post card bill in the mail, please contact the Village Office at 937-9216 X10.

Parking Ban

Pursuant to Alden Village Code §200-13, no motor or other vehicle shall from the first day of November to the following first day of April, be parked or left standing on any street or public highway in the Village of Alden between the hours of 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM. The Superintendent of Public Works is authorized to remove from such street to a vehicle impound designated by the Board of Trustees. Any questions call the village office at 937-9216 X10.

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.

Our tax dollars belong in Erie County.

Help keep $1.5 million dollars of your hard earned tax dollars right here in Erie County! “Just Mail It” using the postage-paid, signature green envelope available at the Alden Village Clerk’s Office or at the Erie County Auto Bureaus to help keep 12.5% of your auto registration renewal here. When you mail it directly to Albany in the pink envelopes, or renew it online with NYS DMV, Erie County taxpayers get 0%.

Village Board 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 Tuesday, November 24, 2015, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  The work session will begin at 6:30pm, and the board meeting at 7:30 pm. Thank you.

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. 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.