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Where we live: Lancaster


The Town of Lancaster has a new law on the books covering yard sales.

The new law requires multiple residences that hold a sale of personal property of any kind where the public is invited must obtain a permit from the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall at 21 Central Ave. at least 10 days before the sale.

Residents of the Villages of Lancaster and Depew are excluded from the town law.

There is no fee for the permit, whose purpose is to help put in place appropriate traffic control and public safety measures the town police force feels is necessary.

This week:

• The Lancaster Village Board meets in a work session at 6 p.m., followed by its business meeting at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway.

• The Lancaster School Board meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the former Central Avenue Elementary School, 149 Central Ave.

• The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will hold its annual Heritage Arts Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Sunday. Historic music by local artists, fiber and needle crafts, blacksmithing, Native American Arts, broom making, candle making and live animals will be featured. Tours of the historic house also will be available. A hot dog lunch and ice cream will be available for purchase.

Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 10 to 18 and children under 10 are free. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic house.

The house is located at 5976 Genesee St.

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