Welcome to the Town of Newfield.

We are located in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. The town is best known for its Covered Bridge, built in 1853. It is the oldest Covered Bridge still in daily use in New York State.


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Special Town Board Meeting/Work Session May 28th at 7:00PM

There will be a Special Town Board Meeting/Work Session May 28th at 7:00PM at the Newfield Town Hall.

Hydrant Flushing

Water District II residents please be advised, by order of the Water Superintendent, that fire hydrants will be flushed  May 26 & 27, 2015.  You may notice a discoloration of the water. Washing laundry is strongly discouraged!

NYS Dept. of Transportation bridge rehabilitation project

The New York State Dept. of Transportation is progressing a bridge rehabilitation project.  This project will replace the bridge joints, repair the bridge substructure, and provide a new bridge wearing surface on 3 bridges in the Town of Newfield between the Tompkins/Schuyler County Line and Carter Creek Road.  The 3 bridges are: the Route 13 bridge over Pony Hollow Creek Tributary, the Route 13 Bridge over Chaffee Creek, and the Route 13 bridge over Pony Hollow Creek.

A Public Open House will be held at the Newfield Fire Company building on May 28, 2015 from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.  You are welcome to stop by at any time during those hours to view the contract plans, photos and to ask the design staff any questions.

Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing May 14, 2015 at 6:30PM

The Regular Meeting of the Town Board will be held at 7:00PM at the Newfield Town Hall, 166, Main St.  The Public Hearing to hear public comment on the proposed Cell Tower application will be held at 6:30PM.

Properity Tax Grievance Hearing – May 12

There will be a property tax grievance hearing on May 12th, 3 -6 p.m. at the Town Hall.

For more information please go to:   Property Tax Assessment Grievance Hearing May 12

Newfield Memorial Day – Service & Parade

Monday, May 25

Indoor service begins at 10 a.m. at the Newfield High School Auditorium with Brigadier General Gary Yaple as guest speaker.

The parade will follow at 11 a.m. from school to Woodlawn Cemetery with a small graveside service followed by the annual Newfield Firemen’s Chicken Barbeque at the fire hall.

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  • Planning Board Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: May 20, 2015 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Town Hall, 166 Main St., Newfield, NY 14867
    Description: Meeting is open to the public.
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