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Inquirier.net
Ifugao rice terraces to earn P107 M yearly under PPP dealannually, Dalipog said. Rehabilitating idle terraces may take two-and-a-half y
Ifugao rice terraces to earn P107 M yearly under PPP deal
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
annually, Dalipog said. Rehabilitating idle terraces may take two-and-a-half years without help, Dalipog said, because the town government does not have enough resources to speed up work. He said investors could shorten the work to about a year... Read more
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The News-Times
Towns recovering from recessiondrop in tax collection rates temporarily depleted town coffers. “The recession
Towns recovering from recession
The News-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
drop in tax collection rates temporarily depleted town coffers. “The recession caused more of an attitude shift within the town government,” Knickerbocker said. “Knowing that people were sensitive to the financial conditions, we tried to minimize... Read more
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Island Packet
Four vye for spot on Hilton Head Island Town Councilthere been more transparency at that time. Among my key objectives if (I am) el
Four vye for spot on Hilton Head Island Town Council
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
there been more transparency at that time. Among my key objectives if (I am) elected will be greater transparency within town government and greater public input. We now must solve the traffic issues. McAvoy: While some have mentioned ‘some nice... Read more
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examiner.com
Major differences between Brockport village code and Sweden town codeWoodlands on Owens Road. Each of those apartment complexes has its own set of r
Major differences between Brockport village code and Sweden town code
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Woodlands on Owens Road. Each of those apartment complexes has its own set of rules that the tenants have to follow, so the town government doesn’t feel that it needs to put similar rules in the Town Code. That is not the case in the Village of... Read more
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Japan Today
Mayor of Kyushu town welcomes nuclear waste disposal site talks ‹ Japan Todayof the final disposal of radioactive waste, but a discussion on hosting a dispo
Mayor of Kyushu town welcomes nuclear waste disposal site talks ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
of the final disposal of radioactive waste, but a discussion on hosting a disposal site is yet to take place between the town government and assembly members “even on an unofficial level.” The central government previously called on local... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Get to know... Keith Richeychairman of the New Canaan Parking Commission ambled over a breadth of subjects
Get to know... Keith Richey
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
chairman of the New Canaan Parking Commission ambled over a breadth of subjects. He talked seriously about his duties in town government, mused about his time living abroad and his involvement in this year’s Gridiron Club Roast. Richey, who grew... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Camden to ask for $230,000 from surplus to cover Snow Bowl deficityear. Camden Town Manager Patricia Finnigan said that she has imposed a freeze
Camden to ask for $230,000 from surplus to cover Snow Bowl deficit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
year. Camden Town Manager Patricia Finnigan said that she has imposed a freeze on nondiscretionary spending for the entire town government to help cover some of this year’s deficit from the ski resort. That will reduce the amount that will need to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Nutter wins seat on Pepperell Board of Selectmenin the community, he said. As the largest town in the area and with a new chart
Nutter wins seat on Pepperell Board of Selectmen
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
in the community, he said. As the largest town in the area and with a new charter bringing a more professional than ever town government, Pepperell should be leading the way in servicing its residents, he said. The unofficial results were... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Victor Town Hall to host communications workshopthe Town Hall’s main meeting room.The purpose of the workshop is to gain citize
Victor Town Hall to host communications workshop
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
the Town Hall’s main meeting room.The purpose of the workshop is to gain citizen input on improved communications between town government and residents. Anyone who hopes to improve communication flow, communication mechanisms and citizen awareness... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Local government meetings this week in Grand CountyDuring the Afternoon Workshop the Board will discuss several special event perm
Local government meetings this week in Grand County
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
During the Afternoon Workshop the Board will discuss several special event permits and appointments to various positions in Town government to be filled by the recently elected Board. A Board of Trustees Regular Meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in... Read more
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The Herald News
As the House begins budget deliberations what should Greater Fall River communities expect?2017 budget, the House Ways and Means proposal would also boost unrestricted lo
As the House begins budget deliberations what should Greater Fall River communities expect?
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
2017 budget, the House Ways and Means proposal would also boost unrestricted local aid by 4.3 percent for each city and town government in Massachusetts, the largest such increase in nearly a decade.Local aid from the state was subject to cuts... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Mayor’s stubborn stance on technology is costing Wallingford MyRecordJournal.comexecutive never waivers in his stubborn and baseless opposition to introducing
Mayor’s stubborn stance on technology is costing Wallingford MyRecordJournal.com
The Record-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
executive never waivers in his stubborn and baseless opposition to introducing inexpensive new technology that would make town government more user-friendly, transparent and efficient. Mayor William W. Dickinson Jr. has certainly been consistent... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Philippine eagle rescued, released in ApayaoCalanasan town. There were also more sightings in Mt. Lambayo in Pudtol, and in
Philippine eagle rescued, released in Apayao
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Calanasan town. There were also more sightings in Mt. Lambayo in Pudtol, and in Mt. Asi in Kabugao. To date, the Calanasan town government placed at least 25,000 hectares of its forests under the lapat system to ensure the protection and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tar Heel: Husband and wife team up to fight discriminationwho lacked access to water and sewer services. In many cases, their septic syst
Tar Heel: Husband and wife team up to fight discrimination
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
who lacked access to water and sewer services. In many cases, their septic systems were failing. In Zanesville, Ohio, the town government refused to run water lines to black neighborhoods, even though their land was too polluted from coal mining... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The man who oversaw a period of expansion in Collierville parks is about to retireparks post coincides with a long stretch of growth in the town's population. In
The man who oversaw a period of expansion in Collierville parks is about to retire
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
parks post coincides with a long stretch of growth in the town's population. In 1993, two years before Petersen joined the town government, a special mid-decade count estimated the town's population at about 18,000. The most recent Census estimate,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Green Task Force Tells Westport Businesses: Shut Doors, Save EnergyGreen Task Force is delighted that Westport continues to take actions as a comm
Green Task Force Tells Westport Businesses: Shut Doors, Save Energy
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 9 days ago
Green Task Force is delighted that Westport continues to take actions as a community where the businesses, residents and town government work together to save energy and money in moving towards a net-zero future." Established in 2006, the Green... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Merrimack leader says farewell to councilthings, said he has enjoyed his decades working with the town and school. Mahon
Merrimack leader says farewell to council
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
things, said he has enjoyed his decades working with the town and school. Mahon has been a member of various boards in town government almost continuously since 1983. "It's what I always wanted to do," he said Monday. "They were looking for... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt hosts Earth Day Parade, Fryingpan River Cleanupa.m. at Lions Park. Also on Saturday, Basalt will hold its annual E-Waste Even
Basalt hosts Earth Day Parade, Fryingpan River Cleanup
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
a.m. at Lions Park. Also on Saturday, Basalt will hold its annual E-Waste Event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lions Park. The town government has teamed with ECOS to properly dispose of electronics for a fee. They will accept computer monitors and... Read more
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Island Packet
Federal Judge Sol Blatt Jr. diesend of 1987, 200 islanders honored Judge Blatt at a dinner sponsored by the Cha
Federal Judge Sol Blatt Jr. dies
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
end of 1987, 200 islanders honored Judge Blatt at a dinner sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Community Association, and town government as Hilton Head celebrated Sol Blatt Day.” Blatt was born in Barnwell County in 1921 and was the son of... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Granby to purchase Shorefoxhe hopes the Shorefox property will do for Granby, including increasing local c
Granby to purchase Shorefox
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
he hopes the Shorefox property will do for Granby, including increasing local commerce and by extension tax revenues for Town government. Chavoustie said Granby is planning to hold a public forum on the topic in early May but did not give a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blankley to challenge Frantz in state senate racebeneficial issue-oriented debate.” U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th, a Cos Cob resid
Blankley to challenge Frantz in state senate race
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
beneficial issue-oriented debate.” U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th, a Cos Cob resident, added, “Having been active in Greenwich town government for the past several years, John knows the issues that concern the taxpayers in the 36th Senate District. He... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
As lawnmowing season approaches, Collierville promotes leaving grass clippings on lawns, not landfilput the clippings into plastic garbage bags, and place them on the curb for tra
As lawnmowing season approaches, Collierville promotes leaving grass clippings on lawns, not landfil
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
put the clippings into plastic garbage bags, and place them on the curb for trash pickup. In suburban Collierville, the town government is running a public campaign urging people not to do this: instead, the government advocates "grasscycling" —... Read more
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examiner.com
Bad ad in Suburban News shows how desperate dissolutionists areis going to have to oversee their special police district, and that won’t come
Bad ad in Suburban News shows how desperate dissolutionists are
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
is going to have to oversee their special police district, and that won’t come cheap. But even more than that; how is the town government going to get approval from the dysfunctional State Legislature in Albany? Getting such approval is a pure... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Businesses asked to shut doors to save energyGreen Task Force is delighted that Westport continues to take actions as a comm
Businesses asked to shut doors to save energy
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
Green Task Force is delighted that Westport continues to take actions as a community where the businesses, residents and town government work together to save energy and money in moving towards a net-zero future,” Mann said Monday. “I am... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Former Memphis fire director Michael Putt is among four finalists for fire chief’s job in Colliervilfire chief in Nashville, and John Bailot, a former chief in suburban St. Louis,
Former Memphis fire director Michael Putt is among four finalists for fire chief’s job in Colliervil
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
fire chief in Nashville, and John Bailot, a former chief in suburban St. Louis, according to applications released by the town government. Whoever becomes the fire chief will run an agency responsible for saving lives and whose operations... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Govt owes Auditor-General millions in unpaid fees A report has revealed R709 million is owed by government entities that haven’
Govt owes Auditor-General millions in unpaid fees
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
A report has revealed R709 million is owed by government entities that haven’t paid for their audits. FILE. Auditor-General Thembekile Kimi Makwetu. Picture: AGSA. Auditor General,municipality... Read more
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Greenwich Time
RTM Committee says Greenwich should adopt long-term debt policycitizens who will most directly benefit from their use,” the paper states. The
RTM Committee says Greenwich should adopt long-term debt policy
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 days ago
citizens who will most directly benefit from their use,” the paper states. The many opponents of long-term borrowing in town government, including leaders of the BET, have argued it would result in more spending and higher taxes in the long run.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
RTM Committee says Greenwidch should adopt long-term debt policycitizens who will most directly benefit from their use,” the paper states. The
RTM Committee says Greenwidch should adopt long-term debt policy
Darien News-Review / Posted 16 days ago
citizens who will most directly benefit from their use,” the paper states. The many opponents of long-term borrowing in town government, including leaders of the BET, have argued it would result in more spending and higher taxes in the long run.... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
A ceremony for the segregated should be held in the fall53 minutes ago A marker honoring those persons was installed without much publ
A ceremony for the segregated should be held in the fall
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 days ago
53 minutes ago A marker honoring those persons was installed without much public input or notice. Some objected to town government. The marker was removed. In early March, Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said she hoped a decision about a... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Merrimack defeats school budget, returns incumbentsterm on council, was elected with 936 votes. Former Councilwoman Jackie Flood,
Merrimack defeats school budget, returns incumbents
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
term on council, was elected with 936 votes. Former Councilwoman Jackie Flood, who ran following a three-year hiatus from town government, was returned to office with 1,140 votes. Council hopeful James Ferreira received fewer than 800... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
East Longmeadow voters appear in favor of a town charterLONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents in East Longmeadow voted in favor of a mun
East Longmeadow voters appear in favor of a town charter
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents in East Longmeadow voted in favor of a municipal charter Tuesday night, changing their town government. The polls were closed at 8:00 p.m. The unofficial results show that 2,406 voting “Yes,” 1,621 voting “No,”... Read more
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hcam.tv
Hopkinton Republican Town Committee Caucus Nominates Experienced Candidatesand Cohen are all running for re-election to their current positions. Claire W
Hopkinton Republican Town Committee Caucus Nominates Experienced Candidates
hcam.tv / Posted 19 days ago
and Cohen are all running for re-election to their current positions. Claire Wright is a very familiar name in Hopkinton town government having served 3 terms on the Planning Board and is on the Cemetery Commission, Historical Commission, and... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Merrimack council candidates share their thoughtsin the steady business of the town and its people, making it a desirable place
Merrimack council candidates share their thoughts
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
in the steady business of the town and its people, making it a desirable place to do business, raise a family and have a town government that provides a smooth and predictable support." Ferreira said he would "stand for the residents of... Read more
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The Wanderer
Marion Candidates’ Nightcontestants who are seeking positions in this year’s election are to be congrat
Marion Candidates’ Night
The Wanderer / Posted 21 days ago
contestants who are seeking positions in this year’s election are to be congratulated for their willingness to serve in town government. Marion voters are strongly encouraged to attend Candidates’ Night in the Music Hall to become informed about... Read more
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The Herald News
Westport voters to make choices in 3 contested races Tuesdaydevelopment as a systems analyst and project manager."I want to bring the proce
Westport voters to make choices in 3 contested races Tuesday
The Herald News / Posted 22 days ago
development as a systems analyst and project manager."I want to bring the processes and methodologies I use at work to our Town government," Shufelt said in her most written campaign statement. "Process-based decision-making brings the right people... Read more
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Japan Update
Mystery of red flow into Mihama canal solvedhave determined that they have identified the red liquid to be water-based pain
Mystery of red flow into Mihama canal solved
Japan Update / Posted 22 days ago
have determined that they have identified the red liquid to be water-based paint from painting work at Sunset Beach. The town government has issued a warning to the company that is contracted to do maintenance work on the beach. According to the... Read more
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The Herald News
Candidates Night, State of Somerset among events on tap next week SOMERSET — For town government enthusiasts, or those seeking informative civi
Candidates Night, State of Somerset among events on tap next week
The Herald News / Posted 22 days ago
SOMERSET — For town government enthusiasts, or those seeking informative civics lessons, an interesting three days is coming up next week, about a month before the town election and... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East Hampton Town Union Employees Agree To Contract With Higher Insurance Contributions And Merit-Based Raises - East HamptonThe East Hampton Town government and its civil service employees union have agr
East Hampton Town Union Employees Agree To Contract With Higher Insurance Contributions And Merit-Based Raises - East Hampton
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
The East Hampton Town government and its civil service employees union have agreed to a new four-year contract, after months of talks following the union’s rejection of a previous contract offer from the town. The new contract, which was approved in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Meet your neighbor.. Jim CameronI love the democracy that we get to enjoy. But, it has to be as participatory a
Meet your neighbor.. Jim Cameron
Darien News-Review / Posted 23 days ago
I love the democracy that we get to enjoy. But, it has to be as participatory as possible. If you can allow people to see town government in action, I think that they will then become more engaged as citizens in how the town operates. And while... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
East Longmeadow Resident: The town needs qualified leadersEAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – East Longmeadow residents will vote next week t
East Longmeadow Resident: The town needs qualified leaders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – East Longmeadow residents will vote next week to change the town government. If the charter change is approved, a 7 member Town Council would replace the 3 member Board of Selectmen and the town meeting. The Charter... Read more
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Japan Update
Mystery red liquid flows into ocean from Sunset BeachChatan Town, on Tuesday morning. The drainpipe is connected to buildings on Su
Mystery red liquid flows into ocean from Sunset Beach
Japan Update / Posted 23 days ago
Chatan Town, on Tuesday morning. The drainpipe is connected to buildings on Sunset Beach, and officials of the Chatan Town government are promising to get in touch with the beach administrator. According to a male witness in his 20’s, the red... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
5 Questions for New Milford’s Frank Wargoover to the employees in 2000, when he became a Rotary district governor. Q: Y
5 Questions for New Milford’s Frank Wargo
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 24 days ago
over to the employees in 2000, when he became a Rotary district governor. Q: You’re in a unique position to talk about how town government works. Does one board or council lead the way, or is governing the town a team effort? If so, how do the... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Iraqi Forces Enter Center of Islamic State-Held Western Townelite counterterrorism forces say they have entered the center of a strategical
Iraqi Forces Enter Center of Islamic State-Held Western Town
WDIO Duluth / Posted 24 days ago
elite counterterrorism forces say they have entered the center of a strategically important western Islamic State-held town. Government forces reached the center of Hit on Wednesday. The operation to retake the small Euphrates river town -... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Brown defeats Parker for LLV mayorget people more involved." Brown said he would seek out feedback from resident
Brown defeats Parker for LLV mayor
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 24 days ago
get people more involved." Brown said he would seek out feedback from residents as to what they want to happen and how the town government can help. "The people's input is what I want," he said. "Each resident's opinion is important." On the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Major vote could soon change East Longmeadow’s town governmentEAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A major vote next week could change East Longme
Major vote could soon change East Longmeadow’s town government
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A major vote next week could change East Longmeadow’s town government. This comes amid anger and controversy surrounding the town’s current leadership. Residents met Wednesday night to learn about a charter they’ll... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cayuga Power Plant is major taxpayer in TompkinsThe power plant on Cayuga Lake is a major source of revenue for the Lansing sch
Cayuga Power Plant is major taxpayer in Tompkins
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The power plant on Cayuga Lake is a major source of revenue for the Lansing school district, town government and Tompkins County, and valued at $60 million, the plant remains the most valuable taxable parcel in Tompkins County. For the 2014-15 tax... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Parachute voters reject recall of pro-pot town leadersthe election.” He said that while he wasn’t happy to be subject to a recall vo
Parachute voters reject recall of pro-pot town leaders
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
the election.” He said that while he wasn’t happy to be subject to a recall vote, he’s been glad to see less apathy about town government and more people coming to meetings and getting involved. He added, “I’m just glad that the town has seen the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Brooklyn ethics policy to go to town meetinga small town like Brooklyn where finding volunteers is difficult such a provisi
Brooklyn ethics policy to go to town meeting
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
a small town like Brooklyn where finding volunteers is difficult such a provision might deter people from participating in town government. Kelleher said he was disappointed that some of the concerns selectmen voiced were not heard, including... Read more
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The Herald News
Fiscal responsibilities top priority for Wesport Board of Selectmen candidatesdevelopment as a systems analyst and project manager. I want to bring the proce
Fiscal responsibilities top priority for Wesport Board of Selectmen candidates
The Herald News / Posted 26 days ago
development as a systems analyst and project manager. I want to bring the processes and methodologies I use at work to our town government," Shufelt said in her most written campaign statement. "Process-based decision-making brings the right people... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
One man's vision: Transforming Tuxedo into 'gateway to the Hudson'decade. Several large corporations, a hospital and a full-service grocer have e
One man's vision: Transforming Tuxedo into 'gateway to the Hudson'
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 27 days ago
decade. Several large corporations, a hospital and a full-service grocer have either left town or gone out of business.The town government has struggled with debt, dwindling resources and falling revenue. Though it raised property taxes by nearly... Read more
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