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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Newfield Taking Action to Reduce Climate Impact


By Kitty Gifford, on behalf of the Newfield Climate Smart Communities Task Force In 2022 the Town of Newfield completed a community greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory, using information from 2019 as a baseline. A…

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Community Youth Needs Assessment


The Tompkins County Youth Services Department and the Newfield Library wants your input regarding the needs of youth, youth development, youth employment, and youth development programs in your area! The Community Youth Survey can be…

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April Town Board Business Meeting


Town Board Meeting Open to the public. Agenda is on the Newfield NY website under town board > agendashttps://newfieldny.org/government/town-board/agendas/Members of the public may view the Board meeting by logging into via Zoom as follows: https://zoom.us/j/506030995. When…

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NY DEC – Public Comments Open for Newfield Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP)


The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting public comments on the Newfield Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP). The 2,529-acre Newfield planning Unit consists of Newfield and Cliffside State Forests (Towns of Newfield and…

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Clean Energy Community Actions


Launched in August 2016, the Clean Energy Communities (CEC) program provides grants, coordinator support, and a clear path forward to local governments that demonstrate leadership with clean energy initiatives. To build on the success of…

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