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The St. Augustine Record
Hastings residents to decide in November whether to dissolve governmentHastings residents will decide in November whether they want their town governm
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 hours ago
Hastings residents will decide in November whether they want their town government to dissolve. Town commissioners voted 3-1 this week to put the question to a ballot, and Commissioner Jeanette Bradley was among those who voted in favor of the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
County should be goodwill huntingone possible answer to the county’s dilemma from just a few miles down the road
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
one possible answer to the county’s dilemma from just a few miles down the road. Up in Crested Butte, the town government faced a similar issue. Many nonprofits and non-governmental organizations operate from town-owned facilities... Read more
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Island Packet
Familiar face looks to gain Bluffton Town Council seatto live in Bluffton anymore.” Huffman said he understands the importance of af
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
to live in Bluffton anymore.” Huffman said he understands the importance of affordable housing but questions the role town government should play in the issue. “It seems to me that there are more important issues the town needs to deal with... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
For Stoughton's Anastos, a chance to foster civility, stabilityfacing a series of scandals and lawsuits that had torn the town in two, he said
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
facing a series of scandals and lawsuits that had torn the town in two, he said, and there was a crisis of confidence in town government. A few years prior, a bitter recall election similar to the one a group of town residents are pursing against... Read more
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Greenwich Time
State FOI Commission agrees with hearing officer; Greenwich EMS a public agencyagency by Greenwich Time and its former editor Joe Pisani. At that time, the FO
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
agency by Greenwich Time and its former editor Joe Pisani. At that time, the FOIC ruled that because GEMS was created by town government and is funded and subsidized to a significant extent by it, the agency is subject to the same FOI regulations... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State FOI Commission agrees with hearing officer; Greenwich EMS a public agencyagency by Greenwich Time and its former editor Joe Pisani. At that time, the FO
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
agency by Greenwich Time and its former editor Joe Pisani. At that time, the FOIC ruled that because GEMS was created by town government and is funded and subsidized to a significant extent by it, the agency is subject to the same FOI regulations... Read more
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Greenwich Time
A rare election in Greenwich this yearto meet with them. She will talk about her 25-year career at JP Morgan in secur
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
to meet with them. She will talk about her 25-year career at JP Morgan in securities research as well as her years in town government. A former chairman of the Board of Education, she has been on the BET since 2013. “I look forward to talking... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Profile: Marcus Kaasik, a natural Islanderby the Republican committee for the interim position. Marcus wasn’t chosen, and
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
by the Republican committee for the interim position. Marcus wasn’t chosen, and the experience convinced him that town government was not working the way it should. “They picked the least qualified person, with the least experience,” he... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Rockvale residents seek recall of mayor, trusteesfrom each board member. Longtime Rockvale resident JoAnne Nelson said many cit
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
from each board member. Longtime Rockvale resident JoAnne Nelson said many citizens are looking into getting rid of the town government altogether, with hopes that the City of Florence or Fremont County would annex the town. "You can tell this... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Luis Yllanes appointed to Carbondale councilhis qualifications outpaced that concern. The board hopes Yllanes, who is Peruv
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
his qualifications outpaced that concern. The board hopes Yllanes, who is Peruvian and bilingual, can help connect the town government to Carbondale's Latino population. Many community members have urged the board to become more diverse, to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Caledonia considering building codesthe fees we collect." Alderman Tammy McCool, who owns Caledonia Package Store,
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
the fees we collect." Alderman Tammy McCool, who owns Caledonia Package Store, said she is intrigued by the idea of the town government taking a more active role in managing the town's growth. "I'm open-minded," she said. "I want to hear what... Read more
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The Herald News
This week in Swansea: Assessor interviews begin; Town Hall talks on tapof the town financial team during the budget process. Town Hall update This i
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
of the town financial team during the budget process. Town Hall update This is a busy week on another critical front for town government. The Town Hall building committee has listed several architectural firms to be interviewed Tuesday and... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Town leaders discuss expanding 'smoke free' areassaid. Under the new proposal, some of the areas being considered would include
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 days ago
said. Under the new proposal, some of the areas being considered would include the outside of town buildings, like the town government center or the Keefe Community Center. "Town buildings, people coming in to pay taxes, people coming in to... Read more
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The Herald News
Citizens petition seeks to reinstate Somerset's Cable Advisory Committeerenewed April 1, 2015. The contract impacts Cable Access Television programmin
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
renewed April 1, 2015. The contract impacts Cable Access Television programming on community public access Channel 9, town government on Channel 15 and K-8/regional school departments and activities on Channel 98. Town Administrator Brown had... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bob Horton: Welcome back, Ian Macmillancreate a formal harbor management plan that would win approval from the state a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
create a formal harbor management plan that would win approval from the state and set specific parameters for its role in town government and how mooring fees would be spent to improve Greenwich’s harbors and its waterfront activities. Several... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Basalt interim manager reflects— Farrar was ready to kick back and catch his breath. Maybe do some mountain bi
Aspen Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
— Farrar was ready to kick back and catch his breath. Maybe do some mountain biking. Then he got a call from the Rifle town government, which finds itself in need of his services for a month or two beginning in September because their last town... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
In Carbondale, the right to breathe, recycle and enjoy the night skyand throughout the Roaring Fork Valley." Though he supports the concept, the m
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 13 days ago
and throughout the Roaring Fork Valley." Though he supports the concept, the mayor called out that item as something the town government can't necessarily guarantee. The mayor said he "can get behind guaranteeing a right to healthy air or... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
‘Pulling Together’ will be focus of Bass campaignworking with boards and commissions, town employees and taxpayer input, we will
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
working with boards and commissions, town employees and taxpayer input, we will focus on the day-to-day operations of town government but also look to the future as well. The current issues facing New Milford that need our immediate attention... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Stoughton selectmen address controversy, Redev. Authority votes no confidenceas “special people” of an alleged “shadow government” working to undermine the
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
as “special people” of an alleged “shadow government” working to undermine the board’s authority and take control of the town government. He said there were about 200 people in that group. “In my opinion, this isn’t about Hartman, it’s about... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
What to do with Southold Town's affordable housing funds?added. The idea is for there to be a revolving fund for affordable housing ini
The Suffolk Times / Posted 13 days ago
added. The idea is for there to be a revolving fund for affordable housing initiatives, Ms. Smith said. Photo: Southold Town government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow (right) and Southold Town Housing Advisory Commission chair Rona Smith... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Solutions sought for Route 96 snarlbe ready for implementation, not ready to sit on a shelf.” For project updates
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 14 days ago
be ready for implementation, not ready to sit on a shelf.” For project updates, visit http://www.victorny.org, click on “town government” and then “Route 96 Corridor Study.” To be added to the project e-mail distribution list, write to... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Solutions sought for Route 96 snarlbe ready for implementation, not ready to sit on a shelf.” For project updates
MPNnow.com / Posted 14 days ago
be ready for implementation, not ready to sit on a shelf.” For project updates, visit http://www.victorny.org, click on “town government” and then “Route 96 Corridor Study.” To be added to the project e-mail distribution list, write to... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Petition seeks to recall three Stoughton selectmenthreatened the ability of our town to conduct its business, have interjected po
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
threatened the ability of our town to conduct its business, have interjected politics into the day to day operations of our town government, and are a clear abuse of power for the office they hold.” He expressed concern about the manner in which... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Lash: ‘activist subgroup’ led to BET ousterto continue the kinds of services people are used to,” Lash said, adding the po
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 days ago
to continue the kinds of services people are used to,” Lash said, adding the policy would require hundreds of layoffs from town government. Norton, who served 12 years on the BET, agreed with Lash on why the RTC voted the way it did — and that the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Lash: ‘activist subgroup’ led to BET ousterto continue the kinds of services people are used to,” Lash said, adding the po
Darien News-Review / Posted 17 days ago
to continue the kinds of services people are used to,” Lash said, adding the policy would require hundreds of layoffs from town government. Norton, who served 12 years on the BET, agreed with Lash on why the RTC voted the way it did — and that the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former Camden town manager one of two finalists for Ogunquit postof economic and community development in Northampton County, Virginia. Both ca
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
of economic and community development in Northampton County, Virginia. Both candidates also were interviewed both by town government department heads and the Board of Selectmen. A final decision should come by next week’s end, Interim Town... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Marijuana law changes signed into effect by Bakergives cities and towns who did not vote to legalize recreational marijuana the
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
gives cities and towns who did not vote to legalize recreational marijuana the power to ban retail pot shops through their town government- rather than a community-wide referendum vote. A community that did vote in favor of the recreational... Read more
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Boston Globe
How Hingham police say a fatal standoff unfoldeddiscovered him dead in a bedroom. Austin Reeves’s father, Russell Reeves — whos
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
discovered him dead in a bedroom. Austin Reeves’s father, Russell Reeves — whose contentious history with Hingham town government spans years of legal conflict — has publicly criticized the police response to his home as heavy-handed. He... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DENR to probe mine firm for briberyof Maasin and Mambalot passed separate resolutions endorsing INC’s operations.
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
of Maasin and Mambalot passed separate resolutions endorsing INC’s operations. These resolutions were transmitted to the town government recently. ADVERTISEMENT “But we will not uphold it, as we have already approved a municipal resolution... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Middlebury can show the wisdom – or folly – of economic planninglooming in the background was the more interesting: Just how much can governmen
The Addison County Independent / Posted 20 days ago
looming in the background was the more interesting: Just how much can government do to stimulate the economy? As small town governments do, very seldom is a task force’s recommendation on such a broad issue rejected — and, true to form, this... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Before Hingham SWAT response, a report of threats to killreports and an audio recording from the standoff to The Patriot Ledger. Russel
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
reports and an audio recording from the standoff to The Patriot Ledger. Russell Reeves, a longtime critic of Hingham town government who has sued the police department in the past, said Wednesday he did not want to comment on the event’s... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Hingham Police explain why SWAT team was used in recent suicidereports and an audio recording from the standoff to The Patriot Ledger. Russel
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
reports and an audio recording from the standoff to The Patriot Ledger. Russell Reeves, a longtime critic of Hingham town government who has sued the police department in the past, said Wednesday he did not want to comment on the event’s... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Hartman denied restraining order against Stoughton selectmento use the press and social media to foster dysfunction, confusion and fear in
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
to use the press and social media to foster dysfunction, confusion and fear in Town Hall, I hope this decision will allow town government to go back to work without interruption or division and allow Town Hall and the Board to continue to do its... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Castleton taxpayers catch a break |add up.” The town office and public safety building are all located on Route 3
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 days ago
add up.” The town office and public safety building are all located on Route 30, replacing facilities for the police and town government that were lost when the town offices on Main Street were closed in 2011 due to toxic mold. Shea said the... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
2 mayors up as Bulloch’s 4 towns face electionschief for Register. Meanwhile, Register Town Hall was destroyed by a fire in A
Statesboro Herald / Posted 21 days ago
chief for Register. Meanwhile, Register Town Hall was destroyed by a fire in April. The building was insured, and the town government is now having a new one built among historical buildings in the middle of Register. “They actually tore down... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Proposed charter changes to face Colchester residentsto the charter must be approved by voters to take effect. The proposed changes
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
to the charter must be approved by voters to take effect. The proposed changes aim to streamline town operations and allow town government to operate as smoothly as possible, Charter Revision Commission Chairman Gregg LePage said. “We really... Read more
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Vail Daily
The town of Vail looks at revising, tightening its rent-by-owner regulationsliving in an airport terminal," Reid said. "People are coming and going seven d
Vail Daily / Posted 21 days ago
living in an airport terminal," Reid said. "People are coming and going seven days a week." Reid said it's time for Vail's town government to take a harder line on those rentals. Current rules require unit owners to buy a business license from the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Vail looks at revising, tightening its rent-by-owner regulationsliving in an airport terminal,” Reid said. “People are coming and going seven d
Summit Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
living in an airport terminal,” Reid said. “People are coming and going seven days a week.” Reid said it’s time for Vail’s town government to take a harder line on those rentals. Current rules require unit owners to buy a business license from the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rhino poaching deaths down - Minister Molewadeaths down - Minister Molewa Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa gave
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
deaths down - Minister Molewa Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa gave an update at Parliament on Monday morning on government's efforts in dealing with the scourge. FILE: Officials from the National Wildlife Crime Reaction Unit take a DNA... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Franklin first selectman retiring after 18 years in officeBy Kristina Tedeschi Wayne For The Bulletin FRANKLIN — After close to two deca
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
By Kristina Tedeschi Wayne For The Bulletin FRANKLIN — After close to two decades, a new chapter in town government is set to begin this fall. Republican First Selectman Richard L. Matters, who has served as the town’s top official for the last 18... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Will Palm Beach ‘future proof’ with fiber-optic network?said Tuesday that the conduit and fiber-optic network is not intended to be a m
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
said Tuesday that the conduit and fiber-optic network is not intended to be a money-maker for the town and would be for town government use. “This is the wave of the future,” Kleid said. Uses could include “the ability to monitor the town’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New Milford’s mayoral campaign kicks offcontrol of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, aga
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
control of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, against a GOP that has historically dominated town government. Leaders of both parties privately admit that the pledges of civility are unlikely to be kept, and that the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
NEW MILFORDcontrol of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, aga
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 25 days ago
control of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, against a GOP that has historically dominated town government. Leaders of both parties privately admit that the pledges of civility are unlikely to be kept, and that the... Read more
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The News-Times
NEW MILFORDcontrol of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, aga
The News-Times / Posted 25 days ago
control of the mayor’s office and Town Council for the first time in years, against a GOP that has historically dominated town government. Leaders of both parties privately admit that the pledges of civility are unlikely to be kept, and that the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Government evaluates assets to sell to fund SAA bailout Treasury had to step in to help the ailing national carrier repay the money i
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
Treasury had to step in to help the ailing national carrier repay the money it owed to Standard Chartered Bank earlier this month. FILE: SAA’s R2.2 billion bailout could be funded by the sale... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Letters to the Editor: Appeal the illegitimate special electionfinancial pressures, experienced real-world business leaders are needed on our
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
financial pressures, experienced real-world business leaders are needed on our board. With a vision toward re-aligning town government entities, implementing private business best practices and pushing for internal accountability, DeWitt is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Letters to the Editor: Appeal the illegitimate special electionfinancial pressures, experienced real-world business leaders are needed on our
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
financial pressures, experienced real-world business leaders are needed on our board. With a vision toward re-aligning town government entities, implementing private business best practices and pushing for internal accountability, DeWitt is... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Aspen, Carbondale adjust construction work hours for detourthe detour period, he said. Carbondale is following Glenwood Springs' lead in
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 26 days ago
the detour period, he said. Carbondale is following Glenwood Springs' lead in going to a four-day work week at town hall. Town government offices will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The town... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Out of the Woods / Second selectman candidates could play key roleI am not running for the Board of Selectmen to achieve more racial diversity in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
I am not running for the Board of Selectmen to achieve more racial diversity in Westport. That is not a proper role of town government. But I do think Westport should continue to represent values of cultural openness and diversity. “I think a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
New Caledonia mayor sets out to lead divided citywill be sworn in at 6 p.m. today at Town Hall. Wiggins' goals The mayor-elect
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
will be sworn in at 6 p.m. today at Town Hall. Wiggins' goals The mayor-elect cited improving communications between town government and residents, repairs and expansion at Ola J. Pickett Park, infrastructure and attracting... Read more
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