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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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Street Light out near your home?

Click Here ( Be sure to include the Pole Number OR the Street Address so NYSEG has the correct location


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.

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

Crittenden Rd. reconstruction

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

Pay by credit cards.

Getting what you want just got easier. No matter what you need to pay for, you should be able to pay your way. We now proudly accept all major credit cards, including American Express® Cards, as a form of payment You can pay on-line on the website, by phone, or in the office. The user will incur the convenience fee cost.

Reflective Address Markers

Did you know the Alden Hook and Ladder Fire Company sells reflective address markers? Only $15 for the marker, installation and post are included for free. Order yours today, it may help save your life, or someone you love. If the fire company cannot find you, they can’t help you. Pick up your order forms at the Village Hall, 13336 Broadway.

Village Board Meetings

The Village Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.  The next meetings of the Alden Village Board will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 work session 6:30 pm, board meeting 7:30 pm.  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.

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. 110. Thank you.