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The Middletown Press
Chamber Corner: UConn coach Edsall special guest at member breakfastbe possible. Our 2017 team of funding partners is: the city of Middletown, und
The Middletown Press / Posted 13 hours ago
be possible. Our 2017 team of funding partners is: the city of Middletown, under the leadership of Mayor Dan Drew and the Common Council, Peach Pit Foundation, Community Foundation of Middlesex County (Sam’s Family Fund, Coles Family Fund, Herb... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Kingston’s Pike Plan Commission on the way outof Kingston's Pike Plan Commission could be a thing of the past after next mont
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 16 hours ago
of Kingston's Pike Plan Commission could be a thing of the past after next month. The Finance Committee of the Kingston Common Council voted unanimously this week to dissolve the plan as well as have city residents-at-large pay the $49,000... Read more
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News 8000
Mural-bearing building granted historic designation, demolition haltedHowever, the historic designation means the building will remain up. Pischke h
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
However, the historic designation means the building will remain up. Pischke has 30 days to appeal the designation to La Crosse's Common Council for a final decision. If an appeal is made, a vote would be held during the council's October mee... Read more
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Philly.com
History on the move: 316 years of archives heading to Northern Libertieskind of connection.” This book is one of the oldest original items in the arch
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
kind of connection.” This book is one of the oldest original items in the archive. It is the book of the Minutes of the Common Council of Philadelphia in 1704. MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer The latest item is an executive order signed by... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Alms House buffer zone surprises RUPCO opponentsa proposed senior housing development on Flatbush Avenue took a complicated twi
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
a proposed senior housing development on Flatbush Avenue took a complicated twist on Thursday night, when the city common council’s Law and Rules Committee considered an unusual amendment to the Alms House re-zoning petition. Local... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Waukesha committee says police chief's son cannot be an officerof the nepotism policy in this specific case as well as any other situation, is
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
of the nepotism policy in this specific case as well as any other situation, is unwise and should not be allowed.” Still, Common Council President Aaron Perry asked the HR committee to make an exception, in part because the policy is not always... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Brown County Board passes half-percent sales tax for new expo center plansales tax would only have gone into effect if all seven municipalities in the c
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
sales tax would only have gone into effect if all seven municipalities in the county agreed to the room tax. The Green Bay Common Council finalized the deal by approving the room tax Tuesday night. VIDEO: Lambeau Field won't host FIFA World Cup... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse gets $1.5M from NYS to pave more roads, including Euclid Ave. projectbe used for other street paving. A schedule of which streets will be repaired i
The Post-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
be used for other street paving. A schedule of which streets will be repaired is not yet available. Hunter addressed the Common Council Wednesday. She urged them to use the money this year or risk losing it and advocated for the Euclid Avenue... Read more
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Daily Herald
Indiana city can now fine synthetic marijuana sellersa "disorderly house." The list now includes dealing the synthetic drug, thanks
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
a "disorderly house." The list now includes dealing the synthetic drug, thanks to a unanimous vote Monday by the South Bend Common Council. The change allows the city to fine property owners between $250 and $2,500. Police chief Scott Ruszkowski... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
New iron tote corrals unveiled on Hertel Ave.the totes and keep them from blowing over. They were custom-made by Western Ne
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
the totes and keep them from blowing over. They were custom-made by Western New York company, Arc Iron Creations. Buffalo Common Council Member, Joel Ferleto said, "the business community and the residents wanted these cages to hold the garbage... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Council approves Fire Station Planning Task Forcehas taken another step toward addressing physical conditions of the La Crosse F
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
has taken another step toward addressing physical conditions of the La Crosse Fire Department stations. Last Thursday, Common Council approved the formation of a Fire Station Planning Task Force. The task force consists of Fire Chief Ken... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Chamber Corner: This year’s Motorcycle Mania was biggest one yetof the 12th Annual Middletown Motorcycle Mania. A special thank you also goes o
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 days ago
of the 12th Annual Middletown Motorcycle Mania. A special thank you also goes out to Mayor Dan Drew and members of the Common Council for their continued support of all of our downtown events. Finally, I want to express my sincere appreciation... Read more
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News 8000
City of La Crosse consolidating two more departmentsCROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The City of La Crosse continues to try to make the work i
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The City of La Crosse continues to try to make the work inside City Hall more efficient. The Common Council voted Thursday night to fold the City Assessors department into the office of Planning and... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Council votes to reduce reserve fundOn Thursday night, the La Crosse Common Council approved a resolution to reduce
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 days ago
On Thursday night, the La Crosse Common Council approved a resolution to reduce the amount of money in the city reserve fund. The reserve fund will now hold 20 percent of the annual operating budget instead of 25 percent. What does this change mean... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse council votes to make city clerk appointed positionvotes to make city... LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - La Crosse's city clerk will no
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
votes to make city... LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - La Crosse's city clerk will no longer be an elected position. The city's common council voted unanimously Thursday night to change the position to one appointed by the mayor and approved by the... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Common Council votes to delay new addiction facilityThe La Crosse Common Council tacked some big issues in a meeting on Thursday ni
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 9 days ago
The La Crosse Common Council tacked some big issues in a meeting on Thursday night. One item on the agenda was discussion regarding the rezoning of a new building for Coulee Council on Addictions. Community members attending the meeting wore purple... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Promotional Effort Nets Parking Ticketsby the numerous passersby who stopped to look at it on Thursday. But it's also
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
by the numerous passersby who stopped to look at it on Thursday. But it's also drawn the attention of Niagara District Common Council member David Rivera "If it’s part of some sort of promotional effort, you can't use the public right of way... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
2nd annual Sleepover for Education now part of Bronzeville Week festivities this Friday at MLK & Northspend a full night outdoors accepting donations and make new connection in the
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
spend a full night outdoors accepting donations and make new connection in the community. He has garnered the support of Common Council Member Miele Coggs who incorporated the event into the official Bronzeville Week which is a celebration of the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The Lord Mayor of London is from Crumpsallhe instead re-trained to become teacher at Cambridge.The head of a council Aro
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
he instead re-trained to become teacher at Cambridge.The head of a council Around 25 years ago he was asked to stand for Common Council, the local authority for the city of London. It is a-political, unpaid and with no whipping system. Now... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Waukesha Mayor, City Administrator say Police Chief's son ineligible for patrol officer jobpolicy makes the chief's son ineligible to become an officer. However it's a po
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
policy makes the chief's son ineligible to become an officer. However it's a policy that's not uniformly enforced and the common council could make an exception. In June, the Waukesha Police and Fire Commission approved several police officer... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Laura Lavine proposes mayoral takeover of Syracuse schoolsthis thing...turned around, these parents should have other choices." Lavine s
The Post-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
this thing...turned around, these parents should have other choices." Lavine said she has not spoken with members of the common council, nor has she discussed her proposal with school board members or Superintendent Jaime Alicea. She did,... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Once a 7-person fray, Democratic primary for Syracuse mayor narrowed to 3-way raceNicoletti and Williams. The city's Democratic committee endorsed Nicoletti in
The Post-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Nicoletti and Williams. The city's Democratic committee endorsed Nicoletti in May. Nicoletti, an at-large member of the common council, has spent much of his career working in Syracuse city government. He was a councilor from 1978 to 1991, then... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Chamber Corner: Motorcycle Mania returning to MiddletownI also want to thank the city for its strong and enduring support of the event.
The Middletown Press / Posted 13 days ago
I also want to thank the city for its strong and enduring support of the event. From Mayor Drew, to members of the Common Council, to the police, fire, parking and public works departments, the city’s support is critical to the operation of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee continues to struggle with integrationof downtown. (It was) an area that had been basically the oldest housing stock
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 13 days ago
of downtown. (It was) an area that had been basically the oldest housing stock in the city,” Jackson said. Milwaukee’s Common Council passed a new housing law in 1968 in an effort to end housing discrimination. The move came just weeks after... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee still struggles with segregation 50 years laterof downtown. (It was) an area that had been basically the oldest housing stock
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 14 days ago
of downtown. (It was) an area that had been basically the oldest housing stock in the city," Jackson said. Milwaukee's Common Council passed a new housing law in 1968 in an effort to end housing discrimination. The move came just weeks after... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Coulee Council rezoning delayedbut public notice of a hearing was given short of the required week. The city c
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 15 days ago
but public notice of a hearing was given short of the required week. The city clerk says it will still go before the common council Thursday August 10, but will very likely be referred for 30 days. MORE: Controversy over new Coulee Council... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse Floodplain Program sees changes to attract more homeowners to programthe program,” said La Crosse Director of Planning and Development Jason Gilman.
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
the program,” said La Crosse Director of Planning and Development Jason Gilman. The changes still have to be approved by the La Crosse Common Council. Eligible properties must be valued at $50,000 or more and be located within the city of La Cros... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Study explores city of Princeton and Patoka Township mergerthe possibility and the issue could go on the ballot in November of 2018. Prin
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
the possibility and the issue could go on the ballot in November of 2018. Princeton Mayor Brad Schmitt said the Princeton Common Council and the Patoka Township Advisory Board have to approve it before it could move on to a vote. Schmitt... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Study explores city of Princeton and Patoka Township mergerthe possibility and the issue could go on the ballot in November of 2018. Prin
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 16 days ago
the possibility and the issue could go on the ballot in November of 2018. Princeton Mayor Brad Schmitt said the Princeton Common Council and the Patoka Township Advisory Board have to approve it before it could move on to a vote. Schmitt... Read more
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The Post-Standard
DA's son, Danny Fitzpatrick, emerges as go-to GOP strategist in Central New Yorkcampaign. In 2015, he ran a successful campaign for Joseph Carni, who was elect
The Post-Standard / Posted 16 days ago
campaign. In 2015, he ran a successful campaign for Joseph Carni, who was elected the only Republican on the city's Common Council. This year, Fitzpatrick is doing work for a pair of judicial candidates, Frank Pelosi and Loretta Kilpatrick.... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Candidates for Poughkeepsie Council chair have opposing views on buses issuePOUGHKEEPSIE – The two Democratic candidates for Poughkeepsie Common Council al
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 16 days ago
POUGHKEEPSIE – The two Democratic candidates for Poughkeepsie Common Council alderman-at-large, a new position which would serve as council chair, have different views on whether the city can and should turn over its bus assets to Dutchess County.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Churchill: This column is like a box of chocolatesRFK Club and secretary of the Albany County Democratic Committee. Krasher, mea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
RFK Club and secretary of the Albany County Democratic Committee. Krasher, meanwhile, is a sitting member of the Common Council. He's also gay and has made no secret of his decision to participate in "conversion therapy," which claims to... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Caz ball players compete in regional finals5-4 in the finals to advance. On Monday, July 31, the team traveled to Syracus
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
5-4 in the finals to advance. On Monday, July 31, the team traveled to Syracuse City Hall to be recognized by the Syracuse Common Council for their efforts and success during this baseball season. RelatedComment on this Story Jason Emerson is... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Kingston to accept grant for additional firefightersSAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant to Kingston wil
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 17 days ago
SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant to Kingston will enhance its firefighting efforts, city Common Council President James Noble says. The $690,000, three-year funding would help the city reduce overtime costs that... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Developer plans to turn former BMO Harris Bank in Sherman Park into hub for 12 businesseswill require approval from the Joint Review Board, The Redevelopment Authority
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 days ago
will require approval from the Joint Review Board, The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee Common Council. Another $100,000 could be made available through grants and loans. The BMO Harris Bank has reopened at a... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Poughkeepsie owes Washington $1.6 million by not transferring buses to Dutchess County, says mayorbuses to Dutchess County, says mayor POUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor Robert Rolison has l
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 18 days ago
buses to Dutchess County, says mayor POUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor Robert Rolison has lashed out at members of the Poughkeepsie Common Council for not voting to transfer the city’s eight buses to Dutchess County now that the county has absorbed the city... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
City council approves terms of contract with new Middletown police chiefwith a three-year contract with the city with a starting salary of $185,000 a y
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 18 days ago
with a three-year contract with the city with a starting salary of $185,000 a year. The agreement, approved by the common council Monday night, runs through July 31, 2020 and will include a two percent salary increase in the second and... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
New Coulee Council on Addictions facility approved for council voteAddictions to build a new location. The ordinance was approved by the J&A Commi
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 19 days ago
Addictions to build a new location. The ordinance was approved by the J&A Committee with a vote of 4-2. It will go to the common council for vote in the coming weeks. Their prospective new location would take up 6 lots of the 900 block on Ferry... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Who will the next mayor select as police chief?the department represents the people they protect. The city is racially very di
The Post-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
the department represents the people they protect. The city is racially very diverse, something we've seen reflected on the Common Council. We've had both men and a woman as mayor. We've had Caucasian and African American police chiefs, what we have... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Will extension end dust up over the Milwaukee Police Department's Pursuit Policy?Sentinel that he strongly disagreed with the proposal from Alderman Zielinski t
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 22 days ago
Sentinel that he strongly disagreed with the proposal from Alderman Zielinski that state law be changed to allow the Common Council to fire the Police (or Fire) Chief. At the time the Mayor said: "Politicizing the operations of the fire and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Public hearing on redlight cameras in Buffalopublic hearing is being held Thursday to discuss the possibility of bringing re
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
public hearing is being held Thursday to discuss the possibility of bringing red light cameras to the Queen City. Buffalo Common Council Member Rasheed Wyatt is hosting the hearing, which is being held at 11am on the 13th floor of City Hall. A... Read more
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The Post-Standard
With Cuomo's OK, Syracuse now has a new way to fight neighborhood blightdepartment of neighborhood and business development first pitched the idea afte
The Post-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
department of neighborhood and business development first pitched the idea after meeting with officials from Rochester. The Common Council approved a resolution supporting the proposal in March. The bureau will not be a new city department. It will... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County deputies respond to possible overdosesboard. The City of Bluefield gathered at The Arts and Crafts Center to honor t
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
board. The City of Bluefield gathered at The Arts and Crafts Center to honor three retiring members of the city board. Common Council awards bid to purchase and install new equipment at several Beckley parksCommon Council awards bid to purchase... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Common Council awards bid to purchase and install new equipment at several Beckley parksboard. The City of Bluefield gathered at The Arts and Crafts Center to honor t
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
board. The City of Bluefield gathered at The Arts and Crafts Center to honor three retiring members of the city board. Common Council awards bid to purchase... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Buffalo Common Council approves park smoking banBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — City officials in upstate New York have passed a law limit
Lake Placid News / Posted 24 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — City officials in upstate New York have passed a law limiting smoking in public parks. The Buffalo Common Council voted Tuesday to pass the smoking ban in city parks. Under the measure, traditional tobacco products and... Read more
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NJ Biz
Atlantic Health System, city of Summit settle on property tax appealsAtlantic Health System announced its latest property tax settlement with a muni
NJ Biz / Posted 24 days ago
Atlantic Health System announced its latest property tax settlement with a municipality after the Summit Common Council voted its unanimous approval Tuesday night. The city and Atlantic have settled on property tax appeals related to Overlook... Read more
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NJ.com
Hospital will pay city $5.56M to avoid property taxesyear starting this year and ending in 2023, according to the announcement relea
NJ.com / Posted 24 days ago
year starting this year and ending in 2023, according to the announcement released by Overlook's President Alan Lieber and Common Council President Mike McTernan following the council's vote. "We greatly value the partnership that Overlook Medical... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Ewanciw sworn in as new Middletown police chiefDepartment’s bureau commander of operations, has been named the new police chie
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 24 days ago
Department’s bureau commander of operations, has been named the new police chief by the city’s police commission. The common council confirmed the appointment Tuesday evening. Mayor Joseph DeStefano said it was “a very easy choice” in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Smoking banned in parts of Buffalo Public ParksBUFFALO, N.Y. -- There's another place where smoking is now banned in Buffalo.
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 25 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- There's another place where smoking is now banned in Buffalo. The common council approved a measure Tuesday, that would create designated areas for smoking in Buffalo parks. Using cigarettes in other parts of the park would be... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Councilman wants red light cameras in Buffaloin his effort to bring red light cameras to the Queen City. Wyatt hopes the pu
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 25 days ago
in his effort to bring red light cameras to the Queen City. Wyatt hopes the public will attend a public hearing inside the Common Council Chambers on the 13th floor of City Hall this Thursday at 11 a.m. "People have adopted a culture of driving... Read more
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