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The Scranton Times-Tribune
DPW employee loses battle for Dickson City jobA Dickson City public works employee fired for obscenity-laced outbursts and re
DPW employee loses battle for Dickson City job
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
A Dickson City public works employee fired for obscenity-laced outbursts and refusal to answer for his behavior will stay fired after an arbitrator’s decision. Brian Kaszuba, a vocal critic of council who clashed with the borough administration,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Springfield’s “X” is about to undergo some major changesSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – It’s the “X,” where Sumner Avenue, Belmont Avenue a
Springfield’s “X” is about to undergo some major changes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – It’s the “X,” where Sumner Avenue, Belmont Avenue and Dickinson Street all intersect in Springfield’s Forest Park. The traffic lights are confusing, and traffic backs up often during commuter rush hours. It’s been like... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"A big deal!" UWM senior one of 25 who will be inside Helen Bader Concert Hall during debateMILWAUKEE -- There are only a select few who will get to see the Democratic pre
"A big deal!" UWM senior one of 25 who will be inside Helen Bader Concert Hall during debate
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 hours ago
MILWAUKEE -- There are only a select few who will get to see the Democratic presidential debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday evening, February 11th in person -- and even fewer UWM students who will be in the audience. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Batavia sets stage for Washington Avenue sewer projectBATAVIA – City Department of Public Works officials are gearing up for a $1.4 m
Batavia sets stage for Washington Avenue sewer project
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 hours ago
BATAVIA – City Department of Public Works officials are gearing up for a $1.4 million sanitary sewer project that will result in new sewer service to residents of Washington Avenue from Ross Street to Jefferson Avenue. “While we have utilized the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
"There's a lot of dominoes:" Crews hard at work on UWM campus, preparing for Democratic debateMILWAUKEE — Workers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday, Febr
"There's a lot of dominoes:" Crews hard at work on UWM campus, preparing for Democratic debate
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 15 hours ago
MILWAUKEE — Workers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday, February 10th were finishing up preparations for the Democratic presidential debate set for February 11th. The UWM Student Union’s “Ballroom” will serve as the media spin... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costsNEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costs
The News-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject its low bid for a tree-trimming contract because of what Mayor David Gronbach called “discrepancies” between what it bid and what it was actually paid in previous... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costsNEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costs
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 17 hours ago
NEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject its low bid for a tree-trimming contract because of what Mayor David Gronbach called “discrepancies” between what it bid and what it was actually paid in previous... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
IFD battles fire and ice on Indy's east sideINDIANAPOLIS (February 10, 2016) – Firefighters with the Indianapolis Fire Depa
IFD battles fire and ice on Indy's east side
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 17 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS (February 10, 2016) – Firefighters with the Indianapolis Fire Department spent their morning battling flames and freezing temperatures on Indy’s east side. Around midnight, fire crews responded to “Lefty’s Barber Shop” near 38th Street... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Teaneck Council reviews proposed 2016 budgetThe Teaneck Council discussed the 2016 municipal budget at a special meeting, h
Teaneck Council reviews proposed 2016 budget
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The Teaneck Council discussed the 2016 municipal budget at a special meeting, held Feb. 4. Before Township Manager William Broughton presented this year's proposed budget, presentations were made by each department head. Under the $69.14 million... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 19 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 20 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 20 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Scarsdale
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - Scarsdale / Posted 21 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pelham
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - Pelham / Posted 21 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Rochelle
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In MamaroneckLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury In Mamaroneck
The Daily Voice - New Rochelle / Posted 21 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head InjuryLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 21 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head InjuryLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Head Injury
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 21 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Accident In LarchmontLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units
Public Works Employee Hospitalized After Accident In Larchmont
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 22 hours ago
LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck police, fire and emergency medical services units responded to a report of serious trauma on Wednesday morning. Lt. Bob Koziak, spokesman for the Town of Mamaroneck Police Department, confirmed that a Department of... Read more
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Rutland Herald
No conflicts for forumsThe article in the Feb. 4 Herald about forum conflicts has some errors which re
No conflicts for forums
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
The article in the Feb. 4 Herald about forum conflicts has some errors which require correction. First, the Rutland City Democratic Committee is not sponsoring a debate, but a forum where voters can ask candidates questions. Secondly, as printed... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Winter roads becoming less sandyThere are a few misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear wh
Winter roads becoming less sandy
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
There are a few misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear when we’re having a weather week like this one, with two or three “clipper” systems rolling though. The first has to do with sand. Except in a few hilly towns, sand is... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Winter roads becoming less sandyThere are a few misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear wh
Winter roads becoming less sandy
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
There are a few misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear when we’re having a weather week like this one, with two or three “clipper” systems rolling though. The first has to do with sand. Except in a few hilly towns, sand is... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Winter roads becoming less sandyThere are a few of misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear
Winter roads becoming less sandy
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
There are a few of misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear when we’re having a weather week like this one, with two or three “clipper” systems rolling though. The first has to do with sand. Except in a few hilly towns, sand is... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Winter roads becoming less sandyThere are a few of misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear
Winter roads becoming less sandy
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
There are a few of misconceptions about sand, salt, and keeping the roads clear when we’re having a weather week like this one, with two or three “clipper” systems rolling though. The first has to do with sand. Except in a few hilly towns, sand is... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Little snow, lots of salt: Fishers cleans up on budgeting and busy work during mild winterFISHERS, Ind. – A mild winter is making a heavy impact in the City of Fishers.
Little snow, lots of salt: Fishers cleans up on budgeting and busy work during mild winter
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
FISHERS, Ind. – A mild winter is making a heavy impact in the City of Fishers. The streets are filled with way less snow than normal, meaning the Department of Public Works can focus on other projects and save money. That photo at the top of this... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Little Falls, other municipalities discuss snow cleaning rulesThe Jan. 23 snowstorm and wintry mix predicted for this week have municipal off
Little Falls, other municipalities discuss snow cleaning rules
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
The Jan. 23 snowstorm and wintry mix predicted for this week have municipal officials discussing ways residents can keep their neighborhoods clean once the crews have removed snow from the roads. Little Falls Mayor Darlene Conti thanked the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rare photo of former lake in Ho-Ho-Kus discoveredA local history enthusiast has tracked down what is believed to be the first, a
Rare photo of former lake in Ho-Ho-Kus discovered
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
A local history enthusiast has tracked down what is believed to be the first, and perhaps only, photograph of Sylvan Lake, an image found through chance in the archives at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, N.Y. After discovering the picture, Michael... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla Matter Traumatised SA - GauntlettBy Naledi Mailula, Genevieve Quintal and Jenni Evans, News24 President Jacob Z
Nkandla Matter Traumatised SA - Gauntlett
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Naledi Mailula, Genevieve Quintal and Jenni Evans, News24 President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla saga had "traumatised the nation in many ways", his lawyer Jeremy Gauntlett told the Constitutional Court on Tuesday. This was why Zuma had proposed that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Nkandla matter traumatised SA GauntlettNaledi Mailula, Genevieve Quintal and Jenni Evans, News24 The swimming pool at
Nkandla matter traumatised SA Gauntlett
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Naledi Mailula, Genevieve Quintal and Jenni Evans, News24 The swimming pool at Nkandla. (Matthew Middleton, News24) Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla saga had ''traumatised the nation in many ways'', his lawyer Jeremy Gauntlett told the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nkandla traumatised the nation: Zuma's lawyerThis was why Zuma had proposed that the court order the Auditor General and Tre
Nkandla traumatised the nation: Zuma's lawyer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
This was why Zuma had proposed that the court order the Auditor General and Treasury to determine how much of the R246 million spent on upgrades to his private home in KwaZulu-Natal he should repay. Gauntlett said as it stood, Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Storm goes easy on Brockton areaThe second big snowstorm in four days shut down schools, businesses and public
Storm goes easy on Brockton area
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
The second big snowstorm in four days shut down schools, businesses and public offices, but there was no repeat of the power failures that left 116,000 people in the dark.Snow started falling around 7 a.m. Monday and as of the early afternoon,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor Marty Walsh cracks down on space-saversMayor Martin J. Walsh said parking space-savers are off-limits after the last t
Mayor Marty Walsh cracks down on space-savers
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh said parking space-savers are off-limits after the last two brushes with winter weather, as public works crews hauled away hundreds of items overzealous residents had placed on city streets. “We are not having space-savers in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor Walsh cracks down on space-saversMayor Martin J. Walsh said parking space-savers are off-limits after the last t
Mayor Walsh cracks down on space-savers
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh said parking space-savers are off-limits after the last two brushes with winter weather, as public works crews hauled away hundreds of items overzealous residents had placed on city streets. “We are not having space-savers in... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C.-area road crews already preparing for upcoming snowfallRegional transportation agencies have deployed snow crews early to prepare for
D.C.-area road crews already preparing for upcoming snowfall
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Regional transportation agencies have deployed snow crews early to prepare for a potentially messy Monday evening commute, only a few weeks after an inch of snow left commuters sitting in traffic for hours. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
How departments of public works get roads ready for snowfallWESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Westfield Department of Public Works starts prepa
How departments of public works get roads ready for snowfall
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Westfield Department of Public Works starts preparing for snowstorms hours in advance. A foreman for the DPW told 22News that they usually send out nine trucks three hours in advance to pre-treat roadways. They start... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Gas line break repaired | February 8, 2016BROWN CITY — In an effort to meet the needs of a downtown business for a new wa
Gas line break repaired | February 8, 2016
Brown City Banner / Posted 3 days ago
BROWN CITY — In an effort to meet the needs of a downtown business for a new water connection, the Brown City DPW snagged an out of place gas line. The result was a break at a connection between the gas main and a line leading into the business,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bogota to bond $1.34M to include DPW buildingBOGOTA - The Borough Council voted unanimously last week to introduce a $1.34 m
Bogota to bond $1.34M to include DPW building
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
BOGOTA - The Borough Council voted unanimously last week to introduce a $1.34 million bond ordinance to pay for several capital projects this year. The largest single amount of the bond money would finance a new Department of Public Works building... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mild winter, little snow means salt savingsA mild winter has created a salt surplus for municipalities. Before every wint
Mild winter, little snow means salt savings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
A mild winter has created a salt surplus for municipalities. Before every winter, municipalities are forced to play the guessing game of ordering salt months before the snow and ice hit. Many base an order on what road crews used the year... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Verona Department of Public Works experiences first water main break this year; had 30 last yearWater main breaks in Verona were a frequent occurrence last year, but 2016 has
Verona Department of Public Works experiences first water main break this year; had 30 last year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
Water main breaks in Verona were a frequent occurrence last year, but 2016 has been quite the opposite so far. Chuck Molinaro, the supervisor of Verona's Department of Public Works, said there has been just one water break in town this year so far,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Mayor Turns To Social Media To Assist In City Pothole ProblemMOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Now in his second month as mayor of Mount Vernon, recently
Mount Vernon Mayor Turns To Social Media To Assist In City Pothole Problem
The Daily Voice - Mount Vernon / Posted 6 days ago
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Now in his second month as mayor of Mount Vernon, recently elected Richard Thomas has teamed with his Department of Public Works to take care of the pothole problem that has plagued the city. Following the storm that dropped... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Collis Temple converting home into apartments without proper permitFormer LSU basketball star Collis Temple is at odds with some of his neighbors
Collis Temple converting home into apartments without proper permit
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 6 days ago
Former LSU basketball star Collis Temple is at odds with some of his neighbors in the Baton Rouge Garden District. As the Investigators found out Thursday, the dispute is over whether Temple has proper permits to build apartments there. The home at... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bogota council discusses 2016 budgetThe Bogota Council held a special meeting Jan. 28 to discuss new projects they
Bogota council discusses 2016 budget
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Bogota Council held a special meeting Jan. 28 to discuss new projects they plan to bond for in the 2016 budget. As the borough was placed under strict financial watch by the state in 2014 for excessive spending, the budget must be approved by... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Rotary calendar takes a trip into city’s transportation past | February 5, 2016Leominster Rotary Club President Claire Freda with a copy of this year’s Histor
Rotary calendar takes a trip into city’s transportation past | February 5, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 7 days ago
Leominster Rotary Club President Claire Freda with a copy of this year’s Historical Calendar. David Dore photo The 2016 calendar put out by the Leominster Rotary Club offers a history lesson, a chance to support local residents and the possibility... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Is Zuma’s Nkandla offer an implicit admission of defeat?OPINION: President Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Constitutional Court,pay back the money
Is Zuma’s Nkandla offer an implicit admission of defeat?
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
OPINION: President Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Constitutional Court,pay back the money Pierre de Vos looks at the sudden change of heart by President Zuma on the Nkandla issue. In a surprise move,... Read more
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Observer
Battered by snowfall, towns look to recoverGarfield Ave., looking eastward toward the New York City skyline. What a storm
Battered by snowfall, towns look to recover
Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Garfield Ave., looking eastward toward the New York City skyline. What a storm! Unofficially, Kearny got 26.5 inches of the white stuff — but wind drifts made it a lot worse than that. The Observer got these updates on how the various... Read more
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Observer
Kearny deals with blizzard’s aftermathThat, essentially, is how Mayor Alberto Santos explained the failure on “The Fl
Kearny deals with blizzard’s aftermath
Observer / Posted 7 days ago
That, essentially, is how Mayor Alberto Santos explained the failure on “The Flats” that, he acknowledged, happened in last weekend’s devastating storm which, he said, deposited 28 inches on Kearny streets. The mayor devoted a lot of time at last... Read more
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Observer
Kearny hires 8 new firefightersKEARNY – Kearny has hired eight new firefighters. All positions are being fin
Kearny hires 8 new firefighters
Observer / Posted 7 days ago
KEARNY – Kearny has hired eight new firefighters. All positions are being financed for a two-year period through the federal SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grant program. Fire Chief Steven Dyl said the new appointees will... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Waldwick roads, equipment scheduled for repairs, replacementsWaldwick — In conjunction with its administrative capital projects, the Borough
Waldwick roads, equipment scheduled for repairs, replacements
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
Waldwick — In conjunction with its administrative capital projects, the Borough Council detailed the numerous projects planned by all departments, including the Department of Public Works, fire department and police department at a capital budget... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Board authorizes water tower painting, repair | February 4, 2016Grand Blanc Township Supervisor Marilyn “Micki” Hoffman presents retired Police
Board authorizes water tower painting, repair | February 4, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 7 days ago
Grand Blanc Township Supervisor Marilyn “Micki” Hoffman presents retired Police Chief Dave Stam with a plaque honoring his service. Photo by Paula K. Schmidt GRAND BLANC TWP. — DPW Director Jeff Sears came before the township board last week and... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Middletown rethinks trash collectionDPW jobs could be lost in transition Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 7:51 PM Posted Fe
Middletown rethinks trash collection
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 7 days ago
DPW jobs could be lost in transition Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 7:51 PM Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 7:51 PM MIDDLETOWN - Middletown Mayor Joe DeStefano said 2016 will be the year the city comes up with a cheaper way to pick up trash. Fifteen Department of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
High winds knock out power in Greater LowellLOWELL -- Wind gusts blew branches off trees and into power lines across the re
High winds knock out power in Greater Lowell
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
LOWELL -- Wind gusts blew branches off trees and into power lines across the region Wednesday night, occasionally toppling entire trees, as a rainstorm pulled powerful upper atmosphere winds closer to the ground and caused scattered power outages.... Read more
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