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Tribune Chronicle
Trumbull County Commissioners seek brownfield moneythe Western Reserve Port Authority, the Mahoning River Corridor Initiative, Tru
Trumbull County Commissioners seek brownfield money
Tribune Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
the Western Reserve Port Authority, the Mahoning River Corridor Initiative, Trumbull Art Gallery, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and the Regional Chamber. Warren Community Development Director Michael Keys said the grant is not... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Construction finally begins on pedestrian bridge at Mockingbird Stationused trail." The daily Katy Trail numbers meet or beat monthly totals across t
Construction finally begins on pedestrian bridge at Mockingbird Station
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 hours ago
used trail." The daily Katy Trail numbers meet or beat monthly totals across the region, according to North Central Texas Council of Governments statistics. Routh Street is by far the busiest in the 16-county Dallas-Fort Worth area. During the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Elimination of position costs Nilesthe start of the next decade. City Auditor Giovanne Merlo said he recently att
Elimination of position costs Niles
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
the start of the next decade. City Auditor Giovanne Merlo said he recently attended a meeting of the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and discovered that the agency lists no improvement programs for Niles on its drawing board for the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Monroe looking to secure funds for demolishing abandoned millwant to demolish the abandoned mill before it collapses into the Deerfield Rive
Monroe looking to secure funds for demolishing abandoned mill
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
want to demolish the abandoned mill before it collapses into the Deerfield River. Town officials and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are trying to secure roughly $260,000 dollars to demolish the mill. That money would also go toward... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Pawson Neighbors Protest Housing Plan at P&Z HearingHe is pictured above holding a map relating to the town’s natural resources. S
Pawson Neighbors Protest Housing Plan at P&Z Hearing
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
He is pictured above holding a map relating to the town’s natural resources. Smith said the South Central Regional Council of Governments shows that in 2015 Branford had 22 percent of homes that met the criteria of affordable housing for... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
BIG Art launches 2nd showhas a two-piece painting by Brent Weiland. Accent is open from 9 am to 4 pm, Mo
BIG Art launches 2nd show
Nodaway News Leader / Posted yesterday
has a two-piece painting by Brent Weiland. Accent is open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, for viewing. Regional Council of Governments, 116 West Third Street, has two paintings by Weiland. The office is open 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
260,000 BY 2060260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population f
260,000 BY 2060
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population forecasts issued by the San Joaquin County Council of Governments materialize. That’s about 2.5 times as many people that currently reside in the three cities. Based... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Volunteer drawing praise for Partnership worksponsors a variety of community projects and activities, including rails-to-tra
Volunteer drawing praise for Partnership work
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
sponsors a variety of community projects and activities, including rails-to-trails, a scholarship program and the Mountain Council of Governments — is eligible for talented volunteers like Wykoff partly because of the area’s mining scars and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Officials fear mill collapse could pollute Deerfield Riverhas some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Mon
Officials fear mill collapse could pollute Deerfield River
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
has some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Monroe town officials and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are trying to secure an estimated $260,000 for hazardous waste removal and demolition of the crumbling... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Officials fear paper mill collapse could pollute Deerfield Riverhas some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Monr
Officials fear paper mill collapse could pollute Deerfield River
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
has some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Monroe town officials and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are trying to secure an estimated $260,000 for hazardous waste removal and demolition of the crumbling... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Officials fear mill collapse could pollute Deerfield Riverhas some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Mon
Officials fear mill collapse could pollute Deerfield River
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
has some people worried about environmental damage to the Deerfield River. Monroe town officials and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are trying to secure an estimated $260,000 for hazardous waste removal and demolition of the crumbling... Read more
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Island Packet
I-95 tree-cutting project delayed as state tries to avoid repeating problemsthe project was taken out of DOT’s hands — an embarrassing first for the state
I-95 tree-cutting project delayed as state tries to avoid repeating problems
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
the project was taken out of DOT’s hands — an embarrassing first for the state agency. The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments was put in charge of the project. Its lack of support for the clear-cutting proposal forced DOT back... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Meeting held in Beaufort Co. to discuss road improvements, Hunting Island renourishmentwere two main items on the committee's agenda: public safety and tourism. The c
Meeting held in Beaufort Co. to discuss road improvements, Hunting Island renourishment
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
were two main items on the committee's agenda: public safety and tourism. The committee heard reports from the Lowcountry Council of Governments on the need for road improvements on Highway 17, especially as the county continues to grow in... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
$6.2 million to improve Southeastern Michigan trail networkThe Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced Friday that it is handi
$6.2 million to improve Southeastern Michigan trail network
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 days ago
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced Friday that it is handing out Transportation Alternatives Program funding. The money will go to projects to improve walking and bicycling access to schools, fill gaps in trails and improve... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan's trail network. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced Friday it's handing out Transportation Alternatives Program funding. The money will go to... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan's trail network. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced Friday it's handing out Transportation Alternatives Program funding. The money will go to... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan
$6.2 million to improve southeastern Michigan trail network
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - Officials say $6.2 million will be used to improve southeastern Michigan's trail network. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments announced Friday it's handing out Transportation Alternatives Program funding. The money will go to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Harrison seeks funds for blighted buildings$40,000. The township used its $20,000 Community Development Block Grant alloc
Harrison seeks funds for blighted buildings
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
$40,000. The township used its $20,000 Community Development Block Grant allocation through the Allegheny Valley North Council of Governments, plus $20,000 in township funds. Now, however, Poston said COG members were told there is no CDBG... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas preparing to add a second area code for San Antonioaccording to filing documents. A public meeting addressing concerns and questi
Texas preparing to add a second area code for San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
according to filing documents. A public meeting addressing concerns and questions regarding the proposal will be held at 2 p.m. on May 12 in the Al J. Notzon Boardroom of the Alamo Area Council of Governments building, located at 8700 Tesoro D... Read more
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Columbia Star
Columbia City Council approves first reading of an amendement for Bull Street CommonsJoelle Ryan- Cook, and Sandra Sims— the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee
Columbia City Council approves first reading of an amendement for Bull Street Commons
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
Joelle Ryan- Cook, and Sandra Sims— the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee • William Leidinger —the Central Midlands Council of Governments • Sue Erwin Harper —the Parks and Recreation Foundation • Tammy Davis and Leslie Williams— the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
ETCOG Hires Jim Camp as Director of Transportation Division - Kilgore TX July 18 2016 : David Cleveland Executive Director of the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) has announced the appointment of Jim Camp to the ETCOG management team...Kilgore, TX, July 18, 2016: David Cleveland, Executive Director of the East Tex
ETCOG Hires Jim Camp as Director of Transportation Division - Kilgore TX July 18 2016 : David Cleveland Executive Director of the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) has announced the appointment of Jim Camp to the ETCOG management team...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Kilgore, TX, July 18, 2016: David Cleveland, Executive Director of the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG), has announced the appointment of Jim Camp to the ETCOG management team as the Director of Transportation. In this position Camp will be... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Northeastern Council of Governments gets money to build year-round hazardous waste disposal site Posted Jul. 17, 2016 at 4:32 PM Posted Jul. 17, 2016 at 4:32 PM Northeast C
Northeastern Council of Governments gets money to build year-round hazardous waste disposal site
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Jul. 17, 2016 at 4:32 PM Posted Jul. 17, 2016 at 4:32 PM Northeast Connecticut is a giant step closer to having a year-round household... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Sylvania mayor backs regional water systemthat has Toledo at its center. This system was outlined in a report issued last
Sylvania mayor backs regional water system
The Toledo Blade / Posted 11 days ago
that has Toledo at its center. This system was outlined in a report issued last month by the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments of which Mayor Stough is chair. “It solves the two major problems with our water system now,” he... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAon the November ballot. Dubbed the “self-help sales tax” by the collaborative
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 13 days ago
on the November ballot. Dubbed the “self-help sales tax” by the collaborative regional government agency San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG), the tax would generate $225 million in much needed funding to use exclusively for road... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pages past — July 14On this date …1976: Members of the Eastern Plains Council of Governments voted
Pages past — July 14
Clovis News Journal / Posted 13 days ago
On this date …1976: Members of the Eastern Plains Council of Governments voted 18-10 to rescind an earlier vote that would have moved EPCOG offices from Clovis to Tucumcari. The council in February had voted 14-12 to ask for the resignation of... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Affordable housing series: Retirement of Aspen’s aging work force will increase need for housing42 compared with 34.5 years in Garfield, 34 in Eagle, 38.9 in Routt and 36.4 in
Affordable housing series: Retirement of Aspen’s aging work force will increase need for housing
The Aspen Times / Posted 15 days ago
42 compared with 34.5 years in Garfield, 34 in Eagle, 38.9 in Routt and 36.4 in Summit, according to the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments in a 2010 study. The Strategic Review of Housing estimated there will be 25 affordable-housing units... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Meetings calendar — July 12Clovis Main Street Meeting — 11:30 a.m. Eastern Plains Council of Governments,
Meetings calendar — July 12
Clovis News Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Clovis Main Street Meeting — 11:30 a.m. Eastern Plains Council of Governments, conference room, 418 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon Clovis-Carver Public Library, north annex, 701 N. Main... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Tuesday named Ozone Action DayThe Southeast Michigan Council of Governments has announced Tuesday, July 12 is
Tuesday named Ozone Action Day
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments has announced Tuesday, July 12 is the fifth Ozone Action day of the year in the region. Accuweather predicts a high of 92 degrees and relatively dry conditions Tuesday in Pontiac, leading to a higher... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Anti-incinerator group plans meeting in Susquehanna Countyreleased little information about its plans, but a group of citizens is gaining
Anti-incinerator group plans meeting in Susquehanna County
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
released little information about its plans, but a group of citizens is gaining force to try to stop it. Elliot Ross, chairman of the Susquehanna County Council of Governments, and environmentalist Hugh Coombs will be guest speakers. — JON O’CONN... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
MetroParks lakes, now reopened, closed one year ago todayobligation to. But it’s not going to be the fix-all,” he said. Specifically, t
MetroParks lakes, now reopened, closed one year ago today
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 days ago
obligation to. But it’s not going to be the fix-all,” he said. Specifically, the park is working with Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, the water-quality management agency for Mahoning and Trumbull counties, to inform park visitors and... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Meetings calendar — July 10Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCO
Meetings calendar — July 10
Clovis News Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCOG meeting — 11:30 a.m. Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee —... Read more
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The News-Times
Study tackles Northwest Connecticut’s poor cell reception, access to broadbandtowns of Northwest Connecticut will be studied thanks to a $200,000 state grant
Study tackles Northwest Connecticut’s poor cell reception, access to broadband
The News-Times / Posted 18 days ago
towns of Northwest Connecticut will be studied thanks to a $200,000 state grant recently awarded to the Northwest Hills Council of Governments. Lyon estimates that only about 50 percent of Washington’s land is covered by cell service, even... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Study tackles Northwest Connecticut’s poor cell reception, access to broadbandtowns of Northwest Connecticut will be studied thanks to a $200,000 state grant
Study tackles Northwest Connecticut’s poor cell reception, access to broadband
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 18 days ago
towns of Northwest Connecticut will be studied thanks to a $200,000 state grant recently awarded to the Northwest Hills Council of Governments. Lyon estimates that only about 50 percent of Washington’s land is covered by cell service, even... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ozone level up in Youngstownozone in Youngstown air slightly exceeded the moderate level, according to an a
Ozone level up in Youngstown
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
ozone in Youngstown air slightly exceeded the moderate level, according to an alert issued today by the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments. Youngstown registered 101 on the Air Quality Index, meaning it just barely crossed the threshold... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC Rep. Donna Hicks among finalists for Inman administratorchecks on all five finalists. The checks are being performed by Donna Kazia, t
SC Rep. Donna Hicks among finalists for Inman administrator
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
checks on all five finalists. The checks are being performed by Donna Kazia, training coordinator for the Appalachian Council of Governments. “I think they're at least two weeks away from narrowing it to one or two or three,” Kazia... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Hicks among finalists for top job in Inmanchecks on all five finalists. The checks are being performed by Donna Kazia, t
Hicks among finalists for top job in Inman
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
checks on all five finalists. The checks are being performed by Donna Kazia, training coordinator for the Appalachian Council of Governments. “I think they’re at least two weeks away from narrowing it to one or two or three,” Kazia... Read more
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Business Wire
SANBAG Announces Interstate 10 Improvements at Pepper Avenue Will Require Full Nighttime Closures of I-10 in San Bernardino, Californiaand move over a lane when it is safe to do so. About SANBAG: The San Bernardin
SANBAG Announces Interstate 10 Improvements at Pepper Avenue Will Require Full Nighttime Closures of I-10 in San Bernardino, California
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
and move over a lane when it is safe to do so. About SANBAG: The San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) is the council of governments and transportation planning agency for the county of San Bernardino. The SANBAG Board of Directors is... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
36 Commuting Solutions receives grant to fund signs36 Commuting Solutions has received a $187,500 Station Area Master Plan (STAMP)
36 Commuting Solutions receives grant to fund signs
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
36 Commuting Solutions has received a $187,500 Station Area Master Plan (STAMP) grant from the Denver Regional Council of Governments to develop a plan for adding signs at nine RTD stations along the 18-mile U.S. Highway 36 Bikeway. While the signs... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Meetings calendar — July 8Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCO
Meetings calendar — July 8
Clovis News Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCOG meeting — 11:30 a.m. Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee —... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
State to fund $5 million in western Connecticut road projectsDunn said. About $837,000 will likely be allotted from the grant money to Broo
State to fund $5 million in western Connecticut road projects
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 19 days ago
Dunn said. About $837,000 will likely be allotted from the grant money to Brookfield, according to a Western Connecticut Council of Governments meeting agenda. Dunn said its worth the expense. “How many towns in Connecticut get the opportunity... Read more
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The News-Times
State to fund $5 million in western Connecticut road projectsDunn said. About $837,000 will likely be allotted from the grant money to Broo
State to fund $5 million in western Connecticut road projects
The News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
Dunn said. About $837,000 will likely be allotted from the grant money to Brookfield, according to a Western Connecticut Council of Governments meeting agenda. Dunn said its worth the expense. “How many towns in Connecticut get the opportunity... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Kinzua Point Information Center sees new lifeWCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman told the Council of Governments on Wednesd
Kinzua Point Information Center sees new life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 20 days ago
WCVB Executive Director Dave Sherman told the Council of Governments on Wednesday night, in a meeting held at ANF headquarters, that 800 visitors have stopped at the site which is open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on weekends and situated on Rt. 59 past... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Inman completes interviews for new administratorand as a voting member of city council. Previously, the mayor ran the day-to-da
Inman completes interviews for new administrator
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
and as a voting member of city council. Previously, the mayor ran the day-to-day business of the city. The Appalachian Council of Governments has handled the search for Burns’ replacement, and received 43 responses, Huff said. That list was... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Oil pipeline gets easementsOtho. Federal funds will help pay for the projects, thanks to the transportati
Oil pipeline gets easements
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 21 days ago
Otho. Federal funds will help pay for the projects, thanks to the transportation improvement program run through MIDAS Council of Governments. This funding was lined up about three years ago, Webster County Engineer Randy Will said. About 80... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Meetings calendar — July 6Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCO
Meetings calendar — July 6
Clovis News Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 EPCOG Meeting — 11:30 a.m. Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee —... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sharpsburg pedestrians  to benefit  from grantpeople to support our local businesses and shop our downtown.” The borough app
Sharpsburg pedestrians  to benefit  from grant
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
people to support our local businesses and shop our downtown.” The borough applied for the money through the North Hills Council of Governments. Executive Director Wayne Roller said consultants will take a fresh look at the borough's commercial... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, April 14Deb at 384-3592 or Tom at 384-4362. Ringtown - Ringtown Borough will rent the
Happenings, April 14
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
Deb at 384-3592 or Tom at 384-4362. Ringtown - Ringtown Borough will rent the street sweeper from the Northern Schuylkill Council of Governments during the first week of May, according to borough foreman Scott Scheutrum. Residents are asked to... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
$1 million to support Stockton-to-L.A. flightsservice between Stockton and Los Angeles. Mavrogenes said it will be combined
$1 million to support Stockton-to-L.A. flights
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
service between Stockton and Los Angeles. Mavrogenes said it will be combined with $300,000 of funds from the San Joaquin Council of Governments, as well as $55,000 from hotel taxes collected by San Joaquin County. The airport could also supply... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Councilman, businessman Vince Flask takes over as Warren auditorfrom Kent State University. Since 2011, he has been director of financial serv
Councilman, businessman Vince Flask takes over as Warren auditor
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 days ago
from Kent State University. Since 2011, he has been director of financial services for North East Ohio Network, a regional council of governments for 14 county boards of development disabilities, according to his resume. As more of a government... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City wins big with gaming grantscentralize emergency personnel from Carbon County’s 23 municipalities and allow
City wins big with gaming grants
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
centralize emergency personnel from Carbon County’s 23 municipalities and allow them to train together. ■ Carbon County Council of Governments — $100,000 for an asphalt zipper as well as the purchase and construction of a pole building. The... Read more
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