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Connecticut Post
Ganim budget keeps ex-Cop Chief as adviserAdviser For Public Safety, seen here at a Swearing-in Ceremony for new acting P
Ganim budget keeps ex-Cop Chief as adviser
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Adviser For Public Safety, seen here at a Swearing-in Ceremony for new acting Police Chief Armando Perez, at City Hall Common Council Chambers in Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday Mar. 3, 2016. Unfortunately, recent promotions within the... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse’s F&P Committee recommends to close Memorial Pool7,500 gallons of water lost each day, city officials say the pool isn't safe to
La Crosse’s F&P Committee recommends to close Memorial Pool
News 8000 / Posted 13 hours ago
7,500 gallons of water lost each day, city officials say the pool isn't safe to open this summer. Closing the pool will give engineers time to take a closer look at the structure. The decision will now go the city's common council next T... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Council debates on whether to shorten alternate side parkingcity to get income and this is just wrong," Padesky said. The proposal tied wi
Council debates on whether to shorten alternate side parking
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 17 hours ago
city to get income and this is just wrong," Padesky said. The proposal tied with a 4 to 4 vote in the Judiciary and Administrative Committee last week, not enough votes for a council recommendation. It will head to the Common Council next Thur... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Kingston gun range opponents stymied by federal “school zone” exceptionsafety zone statute was raised Tuesday night during public comment by school bo
Kingston gun range opponents stymied by federal “school zone” exception
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
safety zone statute was raised Tuesday night during public comment by school board member James Shaughnessy. The Kingston Common Council is considering changes to an unrelated 1978 ordinance banning gun discharges within city limits, allowing... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
River City Rollers vs. Mayor ButtigiegThe River City Rollers took on South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in a wheelchair
River City Rollers vs. Mayor Buttigieg
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
The River City Rollers took on South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in a wheelchair basketball game. Common Council President Tim Scott and city employees joined the mayor's team. This matchup marked the Roller's first game in their new home court at... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Out of Harm’s Way:” A new plan to deal with abandoned properties in MilwaukeeMILWAUKEE -- Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton and Milwaukee County Exe
“Out of Harm’s Way:” A new plan to deal with abandoned properties in Milwaukee
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
MILWAUKEE -- Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on Wednesday, May 4th announced some problem properties in Milwaukee are being eyed for demolition. Abandoned and foreclosed properties can lead to... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Kingston gun range opponents stymied by federal “school zone” exceptionsafety zone statute was raised Tuesday night during public comment by school bo
Kingston gun range opponents stymied by federal “school zone” exception
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
safety zone statute was raised Tuesday night during public comment by school board member James Shaughnessy. The Kingston Common Council is considering changes to an unrelated 1978 ordinance banning gun discharges within city limits, allowing... Read more
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News 8000
City Committee Approves Sober Living Facilitywork and completing volunteer time or they would be kicked out of the facility
City Committee Approves Sober Living Facility
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
work and completing volunteer time or they would be kicked out of the facility. There will be meetings set up in the neighborhood for community members to talk about the facility. La Crosse's common council will make a final vote next Thur... Read more
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News 8000
Local businesses speak out on possible Memorial Pool closureN8. If the proposal to close the pool moves past the Finance and Personel com
Local businesses speak out on possible Memorial Pool closure
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
N8. If the proposal to close the pool moves past the Finance and Personel comittee Thursday . it will then move to the Common Council next week. Where they will have the final say on the future on the structure. Martha, back to you. Thanks... Read more
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News 8000
Sober-living facility may come to north side, despite some neighborhood oppositionrecovery meetings, going to school or work and completing volunteer time. Corn
Sober-living facility may come to north side, despite some neighborhood opposition
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
recovery meetings, going to school or work and completing volunteer time. Cornett said there will be meetings set up in the neighborhood for community members to talk about the facility. The La Crosse Common Council will vote on it next T... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport Council wants garbage-disposal bids in case it can’t agree on extension with ModernLOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to seek new bids for garbage disp
Lockport Council wants garbage-disposal bids in case it can’t agree on extension with Modern
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
LOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to seek new bids for garbage disposal in case it can’t reach an agreement with Modern Disposal on a contract renewal by June 1. The measure, sponsored by Alderman R. Joseph O’Shaughnessy, D-at large, was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport Council wants garbage bids if no extension deal is madeLOCKPORT – The Lockport Common Council voted Wednesday to seek new bids for gar
Lockport Council wants garbage bids if no extension deal is made
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
LOCKPORT – The Lockport Common Council voted Wednesday to seek new bids for garbage disposal if it can’t reach an agreement with Modern Disposal on a contract renewal by June 1. The measure, sponsored by Alderman R. Joseph O’Shaughnessy, D-at large,... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Proposed bill targets absentee landlords in South BendSouth Bend wants to keep better tabs on the city's landlords. The Common Counc
Proposed bill targets absentee landlords in South Bend
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
South Bend wants to keep better tabs on the city's landlords. The Common Council is presenting a bill next week designed to address nuisance properties, by mandating every landlord register their contact information with the city. "This is a bigger... Read more
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News 8000
Local businesses speak out on possible Memorial Pool closurethe proposal to close the pool moves past the Finance and Personnel committee T
Local businesses speak out on possible Memorial Pool closure
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
the proposal to close the pool moves past the Finance and Personnel committee Thursday, it will then move to the Common Council next week, where they will have the final say on the future on the structure. If closing the pool is rejected... Read more
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The Buffalo News
PUSH, other groups want new projects to include units for low-income renterspolicies.” More than 200 people who support the idea filled out and signed car
PUSH, other groups want new projects to include units for low-income renters
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
policies.” More than 200 people who support the idea filled out and signed cards that were recently delivered to the Common Council. The postcards backed the idea of “inclusionary” zoning, Kaminsky said. Kaminsky, who works on housing... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
City of Buffalo creating lead control programcity is creating the Buffalo Lead Hazard Control Program. It involves cooperati
City of Buffalo creating lead control program
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
city is creating the Buffalo Lead Hazard Control Program. It involves cooperation from Erie County, the Buffalo Common Council and the City of Buffalo school district. On Tuesday, our partners at Investigative Post reported the lead... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
City may approve grant consultantgrants. City Clerk Cathy VanAlstyne said approval of a contract with Orion Man
City may approve grant consultant
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
grants. City Clerk Cathy VanAlstyne said approval of a contract with Orion Management may be finalized at the next Common Council meeting at 7 p.m. May 16 at City Hall. St. John's Episcopal Church is involved in a food pantry and soup... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Middletown creates non-union voluntary sick time donation policywho have emergency situations and are out of time. The city wanted to create a
Middletown creates non-union voluntary sick time donation policy
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 days ago
who have emergency situations and are out of time. The city wanted to create a similar program for non-union employees. The common council approved it, but not before Alderman Joseph Masi said the city treasurer explained the plan to union... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo targets lead paint problem with new programon reducing the number of children that have elevated lead levels,” Brown said.
Buffalo targets lead paint problem with new program
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
on reducing the number of children that have elevated lead levels,” Brown said. Brown said some of the plan still needs Common Council approval. Among its key points are: • The City Charter and rental registry laws will be amended to hold... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Is there truth to the speculation? New clues Ikea may be coming to Oak CreekDrexel Ave. in Oak Creek. Right now, the land is owned by Northwestern Mutual.
Is there truth to the speculation? New clues Ikea may be coming to Oak Creek
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
Drexel Ave. in Oak Creek. Right now, the land is owned by Northwestern Mutual. On the agenda at Tuesday night’s Oak Creek Common Council meeting is a closed-door meeting on development. The mayor of Oak Creek told FOX6 News he could not talk about... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo Police, UB studying gang violenceto discuss the study -- however, 2 On Your Side obtained a breakdown of the pro
Buffalo Police, UB studying gang violence
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
to discuss the study -- however, 2 On Your Side obtained a breakdown of the program, which was approved by Buffalo Common Council. Police say the study will allow officers to "better understand the factors that drive gun violence," and... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Kingston gun range owner says opponents are “shooting from the hip”a second shot at life Monday night, after being voted down last month at a Law
Kingston gun range owner says opponents are “shooting from the hip”
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 days ago
a second shot at life Monday night, after being voted down last month at a Law and Rules Committee meeting of the Kingston Common Council. Controversy surrounds a 1978 ordinance banning firearm discharge within city limits. Intended to prevent... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionsbut all members of New York State United Teachers who live in the city. The un
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
but all members of New York State United Teachers who live in the city. The union also recorded robocalls with former Common Council President George K. Arthur and Eva M. Doyle – a prominent writer, historian and former teacher – encouraging... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Town passes law to fine parents of bullies $366bullying and harassment of any kind, including cyber-bullying, within city limi
Town passes law to fine parents of bullies $366
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
bullying and harassment of any kind, including cyber-bullying, within city limits. It is targeted at school age children who are 18 and under. The Shawano Common Council adopted the ordinance the last week of April. It went into effect immedia... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionsbut all members of New York State United Teachers who live in the city. The un
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
but all members of New York State United Teachers who live in the city. The union also recorded robocalls with former Common Council President George K. Arthur and Eva M. Doyle – a prominent writer, historian and former teacher – encouraging... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Court agrees to bail modifications for Thomas Justice, former West Bend administrator now out of a joblot of things he would like to say and I have advised him that this is not the
Court agrees to bail modifications for Thomas Justice, former West Bend administrator now out of a job
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
lot of things he would like to say and I have advised him that this is not the appropriate time to do that." The West Bend Common Council was set to meet on Monday evening, May 2nd, and according to the agenda, officials would be going into closed... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
City leaders have a message for small business owners: “Your success is the city’s success”for residents in Milwaukee, most of that opportunity is going to come from your
City leaders have a message for small business owners: “Your success is the city’s success”
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
for residents in Milwaukee, most of that opportunity is going to come from your shops. We recognize that as a city," said Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton. The week will be filled with professional networking events, seminars and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Ikea could build store at Northwestern Mutual development site in Oak Creekthe plans never moved forward. Oak Creek officials are scheduled to hold anoth
Ikea could build store at Northwestern Mutual development site in Oak Creek
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
the plans never moved forward. Oak Creek officials are scheduled to hold another private, closed session meeting during a Common Council meeting Tuesday, May 3rd over a potential development agreement with Northwestern Mutual over the land. Those... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Downtown business event considered ‘a success’During Tuesday's Common Council meeting, 3rd Ward Councilman Vince DeSantis cal
Downtown business event considered ‘a success’
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
During Tuesday's Common Council meeting, 3rd Ward Councilman Vince DeSantis called the event "an unbelievable success." On April 14 and 15, more than 50 members of the New York Innovative Communities Network's business professionals came to downtown... Read more
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News 8000
City approves loan for Roosevelt development projectmoney comes out of funds from the tax increment district 13 and will help the d
City approves loan for Roosevelt development project
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
money comes out of funds from the tax increment district 13 and will help the developers pay for the building. The plan is to turn the old school building into affordable housing.. The city's common council still has to approve th... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
City commission approve Roosevelt loanto turn into 33 one and two bedroom apartments. The loan still needs approval
City commission approve Roosevelt loan
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
to turn into 33 one and two bedroom apartments. The loan still needs approval from Financing and Personnel and the Common Council. Gorman & Company hopes to close on deal by June 3rd, beginning construction shortly after. The apartments are... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promises | Videoas the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promises | Video
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 7 days ago
as the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce. Hughes was a member of the Gary Common Council when the casinos opened. "I wish I could tell you, oh, man, we brought in this big manufacturing company, or... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promisesas the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promises
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
as the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce. Hughes was a member of the Gary Common Council when the casinos opened. "I wish I could tell you, oh, man, we brought in this big manufacturing company, or... Read more
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Naples Daily News
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promisesas the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of
In Gary, Ind., memories of Donald Trump's casino promises
Naples Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
as the casinos, said Charles Hughes, executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce. Hughes was a member of the Gary Common Council when the casinos opened. "I wish I could tell you, oh, man, we brought in this big manufacturing company, or... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Check out land bankLast week, representatives from Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful spoke to the Glove
Check out land bank
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, representatives from Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful spoke to the Gloversville Common Council about plans for a regional land bank. Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful is a six-county organization, which includes Fulton County, that works on... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Transit official leavinggrant applications, dispatching buses and drivers, investigating accidents and
Transit official leaving
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
grant applications, dispatching buses and drivers, investigating accidents and performing minor mechanical repairs on buses. King said he hopes to have the new person up to speed by the late summer. The hiring will require Common Council app... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
‘Project Dorothy’ still on trackbut working its way up to a force of 100 to 115 within five years, according to
‘Project Dorothy’ still on track
The Shawano Leader / Posted 7 days ago
but working its way up to a force of 100 to 115 within five years, according to city officials. Last month, the Shawano Common Council approved creation of a new tax incremental finance district that will make way for the manufacturing firm, or... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo police officer who saved toddler called godsendshe said of Foster. Cowart and her daughter, Ashanti Scott, Milani’s mother, t
Buffalo police officer who saved toddler called godsend
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
she said of Foster. Cowart and her daughter, Ashanti Scott, Milani’s mother, thanked Foster recently on the floor of the Common Council chambers for saving Milani’s life. Scott hugged Foster, with tears filling her eyes. She was too overwhelmed... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor emphasizes technology in Buffalo budget for next yearfrom the current fiscal year, which is considerably less than 1 percent. The b
Mayor emphasizes technology in Buffalo budget for next year
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
from the current fiscal year, which is considerably less than 1 percent. The budget will be presented Friday to the Common Council, which has scheduled a series of budget hearings that start later Friday afternoon and continue through May... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo police officer who saved tot called godsendshe said of Foster. Cowart and her daughter, Ashanti Scott, Milani’s mother, t
Buffalo police officer who saved tot called godsend
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
she said of Foster. Cowart and her daughter, Ashanti Scott, Milani’s mother, thanked Foster recently on the floor of the Common Council chambers for saving Milani’s life. Scott hugged Foster, with tears filling her eyes. She was too overwhelmed... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Police department unveils new uniformsto the city or taxpayers. It was just part of our normal uniform transition wit
Police department unveils new uniforms
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 days ago
to the city or taxpayers. It was just part of our normal uniform transition with blue instead of brown." Beckley police officers will be wearing the uniform as three new cops are sworn into their ranks on Monday in Beckley's Common Council chamb... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Council hears pitch for land bankDan Sullivan and Tolga Morawski - both representing Keep Mohawk Valley Beautifu
Council hears pitch for land bank
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Dan Sullivan and Tolga Morawski - both representing Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful - spoke to the Common Council on Tuesday about the initiative. "We just wanted to get Gloversville's endorsement to get behind the effort as a supporter, because we... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Ice cream shop to share space with Papa Murphy’sice cream store that will share space with the take-and-bake pizza business at
Ice cream shop to share space with Papa Murphy’s
The Shawano Leader / Posted 8 days ago
ice cream store that will share space with the take-and-bake pizza business at 1063 E. Green Bay St. The Shawano Common Council last week approved a $37,000 loan from the city’s revolving loan fund for the purchase of equipment for the... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Middletown consultant to continue college housing plan and other studieswe believe it has been very successful especially on infrastructure ideas and t
Middletown consultant to continue college housing plan and other studies
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 8 days ago
we believe it has been very successful especially on infrastructure ideas and to the programs that they offer.” The city’s common council must now approve the expenditure. Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport, Modern Disposal open garbage negotiationsrecycling contract for the city. But Alderman R. Joseph O’Shaughnessy, D-at la
Lockport, Modern Disposal open garbage negotiations
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
recycling contract for the city. But Alderman R. Joseph O’Shaughnessy, D-at large, will try to win passage at next week’s Common Council meeting for his resolution ordering the administration to issue a request for proposals for garbage collection... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Turning parking spaces into dining spacesspace to set up tables, so they have to move their outdoor dining onto the stre
Turning parking spaces into dining spaces
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 days ago
space to set up tables, so they have to move their outdoor dining onto the street. This Thursday, the Plattsburgh City Common Council will look at requests from eight businesses interested in blocking off parking spaces for their tables. City... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Accepting Section 8 renters comes with additional costs, landlords saymeeting Wednesday, a handful of landlords outlined concerns over a proposed ban
Accepting Section 8 renters comes with additional costs, landlords say
The Post-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
meeting Wednesday, a handful of landlords outlined concerns over a proposed ban on housing discrimination. The Syracuse Common Council will soon consider legislation that would ban landlords from discriminating against renters based on "source... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport orders Water Street sewer study$25,000 payment to the Nussbaumer firm is separate from the $50,000 retainer fo
Lockport orders Water Street sewer study
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
$25,000 payment to the Nussbaumer firm is separate from the $50,000 retainer for all-around engineering services that the Common Council approved for the firm April 20. At that same meeting, the Council passed a resolution pre-qualifying a total... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Kokomo officials pass measure aimed at limiting police callsKOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Local officials are trying to limit unnecessary calls to th
Kokomo officials pass measure aimed at limiting police calls
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Local officials are trying to limit unnecessary calls to the Kokomo Police Department. The Kokomo Common Council on Monday approved an amendment to the city's existing ordinance to regulate the number of times police respond to... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Kokomo officials pass measure aimed at limiting police callsKOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Local officials are trying to limit unnecessary calls to th
Kokomo officials pass measure aimed at limiting police calls
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 9 days ago
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Local officials are trying to limit unnecessary calls to the Kokomo Police Department. The Kokomo Common Council on Monday approved an amendment to the city's existing ordinance to regulate the number of times police respond to... Read more
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