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Palo Alto Weekly
Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dieson the council for 14 years. He had moved to Portola Valley Ranch. In the 1990s
Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
on the council for 14 years. He had moved to Portola Valley Ranch. In the 1990s, he began public service in Portola Valley town government, first serving for five years on the planning commission. He was first appointed, then elected, to serve as a... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Griswold first selectman concerned state may go around law for gun rangea letter asking the state why it did not announce a meeting with the Mystic Rod
Griswold first selectman concerned state may go around law for gun range
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
a letter asking the state why it did not announce a meeting with the Mystic Rod and Gun Club, saying,"The fact that the town government was not informed, leads us to believe that the commissioners have an agenda in regards to putting this range... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
New Silt trustee hopes to continue beautification work in townwith the increased interest, Aluise observed a potential shift in people’s moti
New Silt trustee hopes to continue beautification work in town
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
with the increased interest, Aluise observed a potential shift in people’s motivation for getting involved with town government. “It use to be that people would run because they were mad about something,” he said. “I think they’re... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Will our new mayors downgrade to wheels with less bling?The city also makes use of hired vehicles when needed‚” she said. “Blue light
Will our new mayors downgrade to wheels with less bling?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The city also makes use of hired vehicles when needed‚” she said. “Blue light brigades are not allowed in the city of Cape Town government. The mayor decided that this was not necessary‚” she said. Newly elected speaker of the city of Joburg‚... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
After online commenters began using his name, Greenport man spent years trying to clear itknow about the fake Facebook account or the nasty comments that were posted onl
After online commenters began using his name, Greenport man spent years trying to clear it
The Suffolk Times / Posted 2 days ago
know about the fake Facebook account or the nasty comments that were posted online using Mr. Edelson’s identity calling the town government “full of crony pernicious simple ineptitude.” They couldn’t have guessed that the name of the street they... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich’s RTM’s history focus of discussionGREENWICH — The Representative Town Meeting is one of the most distinctive feat
Greenwich’s RTM’s history focus of discussion
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
GREENWICH — The Representative Town Meeting is one of the most distinctive features of town government, but one of its least well-known. While the RTM has its roots in the 17th century, the moderator of the RTM, Tom Byrne, told a large audience... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich’s RTM’s history focus of discussionGREENWICH — The Representative Town Meeting is one of the most distinctive feat
Greenwich’s RTM’s history focus of discussion
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
GREENWICH — The Representative Town Meeting is one of the most distinctive features of town government, but one of its least well-known. While the RTM has its roots in the 17th century, the moderator of the RTM, Tom Byrne, told a large audience... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
A Q&A with retiring New Milford council secretary Judilynn Ferlowcouncil secretary in 2004. She retired Monday. Over those years, most everythi
A Q&A with retiring New Milford council secretary Judilynn Ferlow
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
council secretary in 2004. She retired Monday. Over those years, most everything — large and small — that has happened in town government has passed by her fingers, and although she wasn’t allowed to comment in meetings over those years, she’s... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the EditorPond. They are the most vulnerable to contracting serious waterborne illnesses.
Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the Editor
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
Pond. They are the most vulnerable to contracting serious waterborne illnesses. These parents falsely believe that our town government is there to safeguard them. Tourists think that swimming is allowed and healthy by virtue of the required... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basaltines sad, angry over Town Manager Scanlon’s departurecomplex issues in a way that would win over skeptics. People “really believe in
Basaltines sad, angry over Town Manager Scanlon’s departure
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
complex issues in a way that would win over skeptics. People “really believe in him,” he said. The mood was somber at a town government hosted meeting in Town Hall Saturday morning to discuss a possible November ballot issue. The council hasn’t... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Charter Changes: Board of Finance’s dilemma on rentersinvaluable volunteers that are non-homeowners. It could, on the other hand, sig
Charter Changes: Board of Finance’s dilemma on renters
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
invaluable volunteers that are non-homeowners. It could, on the other hand, signal a need to ensure that those in town government are well-versed in local politics and sufficiently familiar with the town they’re serving. “The Board of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Let's rally behind Caster - GovtTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - Government on Friday encouraged South Afric
Let's rally behind Caster - Govt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - Government on Friday encouraged South Africans to rally behind Caster Semenya before her attempt to bring home a gold medal in the finals of the 800m at the Olympics. Semenya finished first in her semi-final on... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Wilton picks its first town administratorindustry and has been involved in Pepperell town business in various roles. "I
Wilton picks its first town administrator
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
industry and has been involved in Pepperell town business in various roles. "I've been looking to make the move into town government for some years," he said Aug. 13. "I spend a lot of time in southern New Hampshire, so when this came up it... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt council was upset that Scanlon loan repayment wasn’t securedMike Scanlon didn’t sign a promissory note or arrange terms for repayment prior
Basalt council was upset that Scanlon loan repayment wasn’t secured
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Mike Scanlon didn’t sign a promissory note or arrange terms for repayment prior to receiving a loan for $35,000 from the town government, making members of the Town Council nervous about the deal, The Aspen Times has learned. Councilman Bernie... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Charter Changes: Board of Finance’s dilemma on rentersinvaluable volunteers that are non-homeowners. It could, on the other hand, sig
Charter Changes: Board of Finance’s dilemma on renters
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 days ago
invaluable volunteers that are non-homeowners. It could, on the other hand, signal a need to ensure that those in town government are well-versed in local politics and sufficiently familiar with the town they’re serving. “The Board of... Read more
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Marshall Independent
With city in flux, a steadfast leader steps forwardthat today. Byrnes likely isn't everyone's favorite person, but in the world of
With city in flux, a steadfast leader steps forward
Marshall Independent / Posted 10 days ago
that today. Byrnes likely isn't everyone's favorite person, but in the world of politics - even when in the form of small-town government - friends are sometimes hard to come by. Whether or not you agree with the majority of things that have... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Alleged bullying leads to lively Wappinger board meetingaccording to the town's investigator, attorney Ken Bernstein. Bettina believes
Alleged bullying leads to lively Wappinger board meeting
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 11 days ago
according to the town's investigator, attorney Ken Bernstein. Bettina believes he was set up. He said his long tenure with town government speaks for itself. “It is a whitewash,” he claimed. “I don’t believe in it; I stand my ground. I have... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with councilwho participated in the civil disobedience. He declined comment Monday, but exp
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with council
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 11 days ago
who participated in the civil disobedience. He declined comment Monday, but expressed general disappointment in the town government. He said it’s time for more facts to come to light. Tuesday’s meeting had the potential for another... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with councilcitizens who participated in the civil disobedience. He declined comment Monday
Basalt town manager hires attorney for negotiations with council
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
citizens who participated in the civil disobedience. He declined comment Monday but expressed general disappointment in the town government. He said it’s time for more facts to come to light. Today’s now-canceled meeting had the potential for... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Town government quickly responds to resident inquiryLetter: Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 2:01 AM My faith has been restored in town g
Town government quickly responds to resident inquiry
MPNnow.com / Posted 15 days ago
Letter: Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 2:01 AM My faith has been restored in town government.Recently, I questioned an over-payment license fee in the Town of Farmington. I sent an inquiry as to the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Mulvihill wins election for Berthoud mayorsaid he wanted to "utilize my business experience to help the town bring togeth
Mulvihill wins election for Berthoud mayor
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
said he wanted to "utilize my business experience to help the town bring together the people and the board and the town government, and run the town more as a business." Richard Shepard, former Berthoud trustee and a supporter of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Closure of Ruby Tuesday at Enfield Square Mall Surprises CustomersSquare Mall is not a lost cause, according to Peter Bryanson, the development s
Closure of Ruby Tuesday at Enfield Square Mall Surprises Customers
NBC Connecticut / Posted 18 days ago
Square Mall is not a lost cause, according to Peter Bryanson, the development services director for the town government. He said the mall's been through foreclosure and a bank is looking for a new owner who would invest in what... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bedford
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Bedford / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pleasantville
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Pleasantville / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - North Salem
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - North Salem / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Chappaqua
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Chappaqua / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Mount Pleasant / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Armonk
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Armonk / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Briarcliff
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Briarcliff / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Lewisboro
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Lewisboro / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Ossining
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Ossining / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Mt Kisco
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Mt Kisco / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
14 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Somers
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exitsreal-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our
Daily Voice Leaders: Somers Supervisor Doesn't Fear IBM, PepsiCo Exits
The Daily Voice - Somers / Posted 18 days ago
real-estate company AvalonBay. “We're very optimistic about the future of our town,” The video also includes discussion with Morrissey about what makes Somers special and why he got into town government. Watch the full video above this a... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Maysville's new manager is homegrown and excited to serve his hometownhis fortunate to have a quality, hard-working staff to work with. Brown said t
Maysville's new manager is homegrown and excited to serve his hometown
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
his fortunate to have a quality, hard-working staff to work with. Brown said there are challenges that come with small-town government. With a population of 1,000 residents and a budget of $1 million, Maysville is limited in resources. Brown... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt officials reconsider aid for performing arts centertown of Basalt is pondering pulling the plug on its support. Councilman Bernie
Basalt officials reconsider aid for performing arts center
The Aspen Times / Posted 19 days ago
town of Basalt is pondering pulling the plug on its support. Councilman Bernie Grauer is leading the charge to review the town government’s role with The Arts Campus at Willits. He said during a Basalt Finance Committee meeting Tuesday he has... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Regulating vacation rentals an uphill battleare complying. Vacation Rentals in Larimer County Apart from the Estes Valley
Regulating vacation rentals an uphill battle
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
are complying. Vacation Rentals in Larimer County Apart from the Estes Valley area due to land use agreements with the town government, vacation rentals in unincorporated Larimer County aren't really allowed either. That is, unless the county... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Bel Air's mayor gets her pleasure from serving residents of the 'Heart of Harford'her busy in the Harford County seat. Burdette's days, and often nights, are fi
Bel Air's mayor gets her pleasure from serving residents of the 'Heart of Harford'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
her busy in the Harford County seat. Burdette's days, and often nights, are filled with activities and meetings related to town government and community matters. Bel Air, which has a population of about 10,000 and covers three square miles, is the... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Berthoud voters to elect new mayorI decided that I could utilize my business experience to help the town bring to
Berthoud voters to elect new mayor
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
I decided that I could utilize my business experience to help the town bring together the people and the board and the town government and the run town more as a business," Mulvihill said. What are your top goals if elected? "The first thing... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Granby moves ahead with Raffety Park projectand a half has been a bit of a whirlwind for the Town of Granby. The past 18 m
Granby moves ahead with Raffety Park project
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
and a half has been a bit of a whirlwind for the Town of Granby. The past 18 months have seen numerous changes within the Town government, including a Board election that saw four newly elected Trustees take office and the end of longtime Granby... Read more
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The Aspen Times
DA investigation shines light on Basalt public records retentionWhitsitt had instructed town employees at least three years ago to send emails
DA investigation shines light on Basalt public records retention
The Aspen Times / Posted 24 days ago
Whitsitt had instructed town employees at least three years ago to send emails to her at her private address rather than a town government email address. “Mr. Scanlon said originally Ms. Whitsitt believed that if she is sending messages regarding... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt council majority sets course on park ballot questionfor about $6.5 million in bonds to pay for park improvements. The proposal won
Basalt council majority sets course on park ballot question
The Aspen Times / Posted 24 days ago
for about $6.5 million in bonds to pay for park improvements. The proposal won’t require new property taxes. Instead, the town government will ask voters to extend existing property taxes — set to expire in 2020 — for another six years. Town... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Granby holds hearing on gravel pitA contentious debate with potentially sweeping repercussions is being played ou
Granby holds hearing on gravel pit
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
A contentious debate with potentially sweeping repercussions is being played out in Granby town government. During last week’s Board of Trustees meeting the Granby Board held a public hearing regarding E.H. International LLC’s conditional use permit... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Town of Lancaster launches new websiteLooking for information about Lancaster town government and its services? Check
Town of Lancaster launches new website
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
Looking for information about Lancaster town government and its services? Check out the town’s new website that went live late last week. The buzz words about lancasterny.gov are “slick” and more user-friendly. The town supervisor’s latest message... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellarof Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was cla
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellar
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
of Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was classified as mentally ill by the local town government after being detained for breaking her neighbours’ doors and windows. In 2012, the Xixia township government... Read more
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Herald Sun
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellarof Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was cla
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellar
Herald Sun / Posted 26 days ago
of Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was classified as mentally ill by the local town government after being detained for breaking her neighbours’ doors and windows. In 2012, the Xixia township government... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellarof Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was cla
Woman kept in dungeon-like cellar
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
of Xixia, in Pingshan County of south-western China’s Sichuan Province, was classified as mentally ill by the local town government after being detained for breaking her neighbours’ doors and windows. In 2012, the Xixia township government... Read more
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