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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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Village of Alden: Help Wanted- Full Time Mechanic

The Village is seeking an experienced full- time mechanic. Must be able to work on a variety of vehicles and equipment from small engines to snow plows, refuse trucks and fire trucks. Must have a NYS Inspection license and Class A or B CDL. Welding experience is highly desired. Must have own tools. Must be a dependable self -starter. Starting pay is $25.47 with step raises and contracted raise for each of the next two years.


The Village of Alden DPW would like to remind the residents, that the garbage and recycling should be placed curbside by 7 am on Wednesday mornings. Thank you.

Village Curfew Reminder

Due to recent vandalism and the numbers of minors congregating in and about the Village of Alden after dark, the Board of Trustees would like to remind parents that there is a curfew in effect in the Village. Minors 17 and under are not allowed unsupervised in the village from 11 pm – 6 am. The Erie County Sheriff’s Dept. and State Police have been asked to help enforce this law. There are some exemptions to the law. A copy can be obtained from the Village Clerk’s Office.

Gypsy moths are in our area.

Summer 2021 - DEC is tracking elevated populations of gypsy moth that are wreaking havoc and causing noticeable leaf damage across New York State. The infestation occurs every 10-15 years and lasts for a 2-3 year cycle. For more information go to the NYSDEC website; Gypsy Moth - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


LABORER (Seasonal) – Village of Alden DPW Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, reside in the Village or Town of Alden, and be willing to work various jobs in all weather conditions. Applications taken at the Alden Village Hall, Clerk’s Office -13336 Broadway, Alden, NY

Crittenden Rd. reconstruction

The contractor plans to start July 5 with completion by Nov. 24. Crittenden will be closed to all traffic except local. There will be a posted detour.


Notice is hereby given by the undersigned Collector of Taxes for the Village of Alden, NY, that the annual Tax Roll and Warrant has been received for the collection of taxes for the year 2021-2022, and that the said taxes will be received by our office without penalty beginning June 1, 2021 and continue through July 1, 2021. After July 1, 2021, 7.5% penalty will be added for the first month, and 1.5% added for each additional month thereafter. The time for receiving tax payments at the Village Clerk/Treasurer’s Office, 13336 Broadway, Alden, NY is from 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM.

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