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Where we live: Town of Tonawanda

Town of Tonawanda

Applications to participate in the 13th annual Ken-Ton Garden Tour will be accepted through June 5.

This year’s tour takes place July 17-19. Registration is available at KenTonGardenTour.com where users will find a detailed history of the tour, photos of local gardens, a video and a dynamic guide page featuring a map of participating gardens.

This week:

• The Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A work session begins at 4 in the second-floor conference room.

• A work session of the Kenmore Village Board begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the mayor’s office at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A regular meeting follows at 8 in Council Chambers.

• The town’s West Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hoover Elementary School. Residents are asked to enter at door 8 on the Sheridan Drive side. The guest speaker will be a dispatcher from the town Police Department who will share first-hand accounts of the types of calls received and how they are handled. Residents will learn the quickest way to get help when calling from a cell phone and the most important information needed by the dispatcher. Police statistics from the previous month will be shared and refreshments will be served.

• Douglas DeCroix, executive editor of history magazine Western New York Heritage, will discuss his publication at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society, 100 Knoche Road. For more information on the free event, call 873-5744.

• The town’s Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building.