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KTVZ Bend
Cascades East Transit has big improvements on tapconvener of the Central Oregon Regional Solutions Committee. The Central Orego
Cascades East Transit has big improvements on tap
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 hours ago
convener of the Central Oregon Regional Solutions Committee. The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council was designated a Council of Governments in 1972 under ORS 190. Cascades East Transit, operated by COIC, runs a fixed-route, community... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Meeting on creating a new Emergency Medical Services agency outside county jurisdiction - August 25, 2016new agency. Some of the mayors wanted more input into the new agency, it was de
Meeting on creating a new Emergency Medical Services agency outside county jurisdiction - August 25, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted yesterday
new agency. Some of the mayors wanted more input into the new agency, it was decided the matter would be discussed in the Council of Governments also know as COG which is a meeting involving all mayors in the local communities. Commissioner Ethan... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Weston Rep. Shaban Hosting Community Discussion On Opioid CrisisPolice Chief Douglas Fuchs; Weston First Selectwoman Nina Daniel; Weston Police
Weston Rep. Shaban Hosting Community Discussion On Opioid Crisis
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted yesterday
Police Chief Douglas Fuchs; Weston First Selectwoman Nina Daniel; Weston Police Chief John Troxell; Western Connecticut Council of Governments Associate Planner Elizabeth Esposito; and Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition Diresctor Giovanna... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Artists' Gallery to host First Friday eventare required. Scholarships are available with applications due by Friday. For
Artists' Gallery to host First Friday event
Canon City Daily Record / Posted yesterday
are required. Scholarships are available with applications due by Friday. For applications, visit the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments office, 3224-A Independence Road, or call (719) 269-7687, ext. 110. Blue Spruce Gallery to host... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Finally, City Council votes on Preston Center skybridge, which is officially deadthe stakeholders hope they can come up with the money to bury the garage and co
Finally, City Council votes on Preston Center skybridge, which is officially dead
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
the stakeholders hope they can come up with the money to bury the garage and cover it with a park. The North Central Texas Council of Governments is involved in that process and has agreed to fund a study that looks at how the garage interacts with... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Middle Tyger Community Center announces programs for seniorsby many partners, including the Spartanburg County Parks Department, Spartanbur
Middle Tyger Community Center announces programs for seniors
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
by many partners, including the Spartanburg County Parks Department, Spartanburg Regional Foundation, the Appalachian Council of Governments and the S.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Office. Jon Woodsby, recreation manager for the county parks and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
I-680: 16.43-mile interstate took 16 years to completeand I believe that the benefits of 680 have provided that,” said Jim Kinnick, e
I-680: 16.43-mile interstate took 16 years to complete
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
and I believe that the benefits of 680 have provided that,” said Jim Kinnick, executive director of the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, the Youngstown-based metropolitan planning agency. “If you don’t have that interstate, you won’t get... Read more
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Island Packet
Parris Island under water? One study says it could happensits on one of the highest points of Beaufort County, according to Ginnie Kozak
Parris Island under water? One study says it could happen
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
sits on one of the highest points of Beaufort County, according to Ginnie Kozak, planning director with the Lowcountry Council of Governments. The council spearheads a federally funded joint land-use study — how civilian infrastructure... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fraud alert: Flooded cars likely to end up in N.C.General's Office or call Jane Jones for assistance. Jane Jones is director of
Fraud alert: Flooded cars likely to end up in N.C.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
General's Office or call Jane Jones for assistance. Jane Jones is director of the Area Agency on Aging with Cape Fear Council of Governments, which assists consumers, families, and professionals in numerous ways. Contact Jones at 910-395-4553,... Read more
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Island Packet
Lady’s Island roundabout construction underway, coming summer 2017and economic conditions contributed to the higher cost, Winn said. The project
Lady’s Island roundabout construction underway, coming summer 2017
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
and economic conditions contributed to the higher cost, Winn said. The project will be paid for through the Lowcountry Council of Governments using federal money from DOT's Guideshare program. About 20 percent will be paid for with state... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
DOT approves Clyburn's request to redirect $21.5M to 4 projectsCounty; Zan Street -- $500,000, partnership between SCDOT, City of Orangeburg,
DOT approves Clyburn's request to redirect $21.5M to 4 projects
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
County; Zan Street -- $500,000, partnership between SCDOT, City of Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, and the Lower Savannah Council of Governments Columbia: S. Main Street – $3,027,789, requested by the University of South Carolina Copyright 2016... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Released by East Texas Council of Governments: East Texas Council of Governmen
Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 9 days ago
Released by East Texas Council of Governments: East Texas Council of Governments would like to notify business owners about a new law requiring owners of multi-line telephone systems in Texas to provide direct-dial access to 9-1-1 without having to... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Released by East Texas Council of Governments: East Texas Council of Governmen
Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
Released by East Texas Council of Governments: East Texas Council of Governments would like to notify business owners about a new law requiring owners of multi-line telephone systems in Texas to provide direct-dial access to 9-1-1 without having to... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Longview house heavily damaged in overnight fireLaw, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Kari's Law, changing 911 acce
Longview house heavily damaged in overnight fire
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1 East Texas Council of Governments is notifying businesses about a new law requiring owners of multi-line telephone systems in Texas to... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Cherokee Co. highway re-opened after cattle truck wreckLaw, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Kari's Law, changing 911 acce
Cherokee Co. highway re-opened after cattle truck wreck
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1Kari's Law, changing 911 access, goes into effect Sept. 1 East Texas Council of Governments is notifying businesses about a new law requiring owners of multi-line telephone systems in Texas to... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette EcoPass, municipal broadband head to November ballotdepartment — put together a similar program with about $90,000 from a federal g
Lafayette EcoPass, municipal broadband head to November ballot
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
department — put together a similar program with about $90,000 from a federal grant administered by the Denver Regional Council of Governments and about $20,000 in matching funds raised through Boulder County's transit tax. "In the first two... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Flood control strategies presentedan environmental specialist said. Stephanie Dyer, environmental program manage
Flood control strategies presented
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
an environmental specialist said. Stephanie Dyer, environmental program manager at the Youngstown-based Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, said such measures include installation of permeable parking-lot pavement that lets water soak into... Read more
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TribLIVE
Springdale pressed for treatment plant schedulea waterline on James Street between Railroad and Pittsburgh streets, and is get
Springdale pressed for treatment plant schedule
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
a waterline on James Street between Railroad and Pittsburgh streets, and is getting bids through the Allegheny Valley North Council of Governments to replace a waterline on Keene Street. The borough plans to flush hydrants in September, which is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Today in Sacramento: Tuesday, Aug. 16to make the city more competitive for infrastructure and non-infrastructure gra
Today in Sacramento: Tuesday, Aug. 16
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
to make the city more competitive for infrastructure and non-infrastructure grants available through the Sacramento Area Council of Governments and the state Department of Transportation, both of which distribute transportation dollars. The plan... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Detour: Work on Longhouse could snarl tourismconstruction in the late 1960s and have reached the end of their lifespan." Di
Detour: Work on Longhouse could snarl tourism
Warren Times Observer / Posted 10 days ago
construction in the late 1960s and have reached the end of their lifespan." District Ranger Rich Hatfield told the Council of Governments earlier this month that the planning for the project will be completed this summer and explained that... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Collin County solar energy advocates push Allen leaders to lift restrictions on roof panels"It does seem a little unfair to penalize the people who unfortunately have a h
Collin County solar energy advocates push Allen leaders to lift restrictions on roof panels
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
"It does seem a little unfair to penalize the people who unfortunately have a home facing south." The North Central Texas Council of Governments has drafted a model solar ordinance for cities and advises against aesthetic restrictions and other... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Monday, August 15, 2016Office in Decatur to discuss possible changes to the county’s thoroughfare plan
Monday, August 15, 2016
Wise County Messenger / Posted 11 days ago
Office in Decatur to discuss possible changes to the county’s thoroughfare plan with representatives of North Central Texas Council of Governments. FOSSILS, ROCKS AND MINERALS – The Wise County Fossil, Rock and Mineral Society meets 6:30 p.m.... Read more
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The News-Times
Feds asked for help in fixing Candlewood water qualitythere is stormwater runoff, which is already in progress. Chapman said she hope
Feds asked for help in fixing Candlewood water quality
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
there is stormwater runoff, which is already in progress. Chapman said she hopes to use part of the $1 million grant the Council of Governments received to map the area and help cover the cost of additional testing. Chapman said stormwater runoff... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Feds asked for help in fixing Candlewood water qualitythere is stormwater runoff, which is already in progress. Chapman said she hope
Feds asked for help in fixing Candlewood water quality
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
there is stormwater runoff, which is already in progress. Chapman said she hopes to use part of the $1 million grant the Council of Governments received to map the area and help cover the cost of additional testing. Chapman said stormwater runoff... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Food scrap recycling isn’t just for southern Maine anymore. Rural Maine takes a bite at the apple.that’s exploring the options for diverting food scraps and organics from the tr
Food scrap recycling isn’t just for southern Maine anymore. Rural Maine takes a bite at the apple.
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
that’s exploring the options for diverting food scraps and organics from the trash. This summer, the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments in Auburn awarded Agri-Cycle Energy a contract to potentially roll out organics recycling programs in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Municipal funding focus of summitResearch Council of Michigan, Michigan Association of Counties, the Michigan To
Municipal funding focus of summit
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Research Council of Michigan, Michigan Association of Counties, the Michigan Townships Association, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, or SEMCOG. Evans said he wants to open the lines of communication between all Michigan... Read more
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Hartford Courant
After 10 Years, Enfield Moving Forward with $2.8 Million River Access Project"It's really up to them to advance the job." The town expressed its want to re
After 10 Years, Enfield Moving Forward with $2.8 Million River Access Project
Hartford Courant / Posted 14 days ago
"It's really up to them to advance the job." The town expressed its want to retain the funding, and the Capitol Region Council of Governments, which helped mediate conversations between the town and DOT, sent its most recent proposal to the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
The dollars and sense of garbageTrustee Eric Paull reported the village was able to get a higher interest rate
The dollars and sense of garbage
Bureau County Republican / Posted 14 days ago
Trustee Eric Paull reported the village was able to get a higher interest rate for three certificates of deposit with Henry State Bank. • Trustees also approved paying $500 in yearly dues to the North Central Illinois Council of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Collin County growth creating traffic time bomb, officials say: 'We have to get moving on it'anyone stuck on Central Expressway or the Dallas North Tollway during rush hour
Collin County growth creating traffic time bomb, officials say: 'We have to get moving on it'
Dallas Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
anyone stuck on Central Expressway or the Dallas North Tollway during rush hour. Earlier this year, the North Central Texas Council of Governments forecast that the amount of hours Collin County drivers would spend in congestion will more than... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
SJ plan calls for $20M for 99-120 workof a $1.2 billion regional transportation improvement plan targeting main line
SJ plan calls for $20M for 99-120 work
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
of a $1.2 billion regional transportation improvement plan targeting main line highways up for adoption by the San Joaquin Council of Governments. Other cities throughout the region have worked with Manteca leaders as well as SJCOG and Caltrans... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
What to expect from the I-75 reconstruction, wideningand 52% were rear-end crashes, he said. And Morosi noted that traffic is expec
What to expect from the I-75 reconstruction, widening
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
and 52% were rear-end crashes, he said. And Morosi noted that traffic is expected to increase. The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments has projected that traffic volumes between Eight Mile and M-59 on I-75 will increase 10% in total... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Red Oak City Council approves emergency communications districtall or part of the funds to the Texas Commission on State Communications (CSEC)
Red Oak City Council approves emergency communications district
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 15 days ago
all or part of the funds to the Texas Commission on State Communications (CSEC). The CSEC then allocates the funds to the council of governments. The problem is the legislature does not appropriate all of the funds collected but retains some of... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Poll shows Trump's SC lead just 2%; New rules for school cops?; Bike-ped plan in the worksSen. Lindsey Graham and just behind Gov. Nikki Haley. Full results here. Source
Poll shows Trump's SC lead just 2%; New rules for school cops?; Bike-ped plan in the works
Charleston City Paper / Posted 15 days ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham and just behind Gov. Nikki Haley. Full results here. Source: P&C The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is launching a new project aimed at working up a "master plan" for improving bike and pedestrian... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura City Council incumbent Carl Morehouse opts not to seek re-electionand for the past five years to the Gold Coast Transit District. For 15 years, h
Ventura City Council incumbent Carl Morehouse opts not to seek re-election
Ventura County Star / Posted 16 days ago
and for the past five years to the Gold Coast Transit District. For 15 years, he was the city's liaison to the Ventura Council of Governments. Morehouse said he wished the city had made better progress on capping the freeway, a plan to better... Read more
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Fairfield Echo
Proposed new I-75 interchange in Butler County takes step forwardinterchange is on the 2040 regional transportation plan that was approved in Ju
Proposed new I-75 interchange in Butler County takes step forward
Fairfield Echo / Posted 16 days ago
interchange is on the 2040 regional transportation plan that was approved in June by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments. The plan is used to prioritize various transportation projects so that they are eligible when the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Text-to-9-1-1 service available in some Brazos Valley countiesmessage directly to 9-1-1 for assistance in the event it is not possible for th
Text-to-9-1-1 service available in some Brazos Valley counties
KXXV Waco / Posted 16 days ago
message directly to 9-1-1 for assistance in the event it is not possible for them to make a phone call. The Brazos Valley Council of Governments Regional 9-1-1 Program announced the availability of Text-to-9-1-1 service in several Brazos Valley... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
MainStreet officials discuss railroad park workof the new Curry County Administration Building, Clovis MainStreet held its boa
MainStreet officials discuss railroad park work
Clovis News Journal / Posted 16 days ago
of the new Curry County Administration Building, Clovis MainStreet held its board meeting Tuesday at the Eastern Plains Council of Governments office. During the meeting: • The board discussed developments on the Railroad Park. Clovis... Read more
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TribLIVE
Plum Council OK’s borough spending on Larry Mills Park accessibility workfor the project last year. It was awarded $25,891, to be administered through A
Plum Council OK’s borough spending on Larry Mills Park accessibility work
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
for the project last year. It was awarded $25,891, to be administered through Allegheny County via the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments. “There are a number of handicapped spaces up there now, but they're not paved,” borough Assistant... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Proposed new I-75 interchange in Butler County takes step forwardinterchange is on the 2040 regional transportation plan that was approved in Ju
Proposed new I-75 interchange in Butler County takes step forward
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 days ago
interchange is on the 2040 regional transportation plan that was approved in June by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments. The plan is used to prioritize various transportation projects so that they are eligible when the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Plainfield, Griswold may combine animal control forceseliminating the town’s animal control department and signing on with an 11-town
Plainfield, Griswold may combine animal control forces
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
eliminating the town’s animal control department and signing on with an 11-town program run by the Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, which operates a shelter in Dayville.“But we couldn’t come to an agreement on the employment of our... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Calendar, 8/9for ages 8-18, North Branch Library, 3001 N. Chadbourne St. 10:30 a.m. — Alzhe
Calendar, 8/9
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 days ago
for ages 8-18, North Branch Library, 3001 N. Chadbourne St. 10:30 a.m. — Alzheimer's Association meeting, Concho Valley Council of Governments-Area Agency on Aging Conference Room, 2800 W. Loop 306, Suite A 2 p.m. — Summer Kids World program,... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County Council of Governments to host auctiondistricts looking to make some money while making some room in their inventory
Carbon County Council of Governments to host auction
Times News / Posted 18 days ago
districts looking to make some money while making some room in their inventory can do so in October. The Carbon County Council of Governments will be hosting an auction on Oct. 1 at East Penn Fire Company/Smitty’s Social Hall. The time of the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Study Says Millennials And Better Transportation Critical For Economywas initially started a decade ago by the Capitol Region Council of Government.
Study Says Millennials And Better Transportation Critical For Economy
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
was initially started a decade ago by the Capitol Region Council of Government. The partners include the Capitol Region Council of Governments, Capital Workforce Partners, the city of Hartford, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
J.U.N.E. project unites youth with service to communitythe local tax base, he said. The Schuylkill County Land Bank was an initiative
J.U.N.E. project unites youth with service to community
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
the local tax base, he said. The Schuylkill County Land Bank was an initiative championed by the Northern Schuylkill Council of Governments, of which Delano Township is a member. Over the past 23 years, J.U.N.E. Project participants have... Read more
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The Morning Call
In Lehigh Valley, spray parks making a splashreally fun." The spray park trend is not unique to the Lehigh Valley. Todd Rot
In Lehigh Valley, spray parks making a splash
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
really fun." The spray park trend is not unique to the Lehigh Valley. Todd Roth, aquatic supervisor for Centre Region Council of Governments in Centre County, Pennsylvania, said he's seen parks departments across the state make the investments... Read more
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Island Packet
Shortage of hospitality workers on Hilton Head now a crisis1,635 in Jasper County and northern Beaufort County, compared to just 101 on Hi
Shortage of hospitality workers on Hilton Head now a crisis
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
1,635 in Jasper County and northern Beaufort County, compared to just 101 on Hilton Head, according to the Lowcountry Council of Governments. Now with a planned Wal-Mart Supercenter and a Sam’s Club already under construction at the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ashland arrest video: Proper policing or excessive force?people with mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities and
Ashland arrest video: Proper policing or excessive force?
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
people with mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities and how to interact with them. The Rogue Valley Council of Governments created the curriculum at the department's request after the department was approached by a pair of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Gov’t group’s auction rescheduled, expandedArticle Tools The Mountain Council of Governments’ (MCOG) third annual auction
Gov’t group’s auction rescheduled, expanded
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Article Tools The Mountain Council of Governments’ (MCOG) third annual auction of surplus municipal equipment has been rescheduled and expanded. The auction will now be held Sept. 17. The location has changed from the parking lot of Hazleton Area... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Officials talk process at ICIP public meetingwriter for the city, and attended by City Manager Larry Fry, Assistant City Man
Officials talk process at ICIP public meeting
Clovis News Journal / Posted 20 days ago
writer for the city, and attended by City Manager Larry Fry, Assistant City Manager Claire Burroughes and Eastern Plains Council of Governments Executive Director Sandy Chancey. Johnson said projects listed on the ICIP must have a cost of at... Read more
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Business Wire
ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Partner to Advance Public Safety Initiatives Across Northern Illinoison the safety of their residents and we commend them for their heroic efforts.”
ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Partner to Advance Public Safety Initiatives Across Northern Illinois
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
on the safety of their residents and we commend them for their heroic efforts.” The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, a regional council of governments that fosters collaboration to improve the quality of life for communities in the region, will... Read more
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