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On May 16, a court ruled that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s order to a restaurant chain to close early during the COVID-19 state of emergency was “unlawful,” but the ruling dismissed the claim for damages and company interests. Presiding Judge Norihiro Matsuda of the Tokyo District Court said the order did not violate the Constitution …

Some municipalities in the Maritimes are weighing the growing popularity of alternative transportation choices against public safety concerns. Efforts are underway in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, to remove a 2001 bylaw banning the use of inline skates, skateboards and scooters in the downtown area. St. Andrews Mayor Brad Henderson said councilors were very supportive of …

WATCH: Ben and Erin Napier to star in HGTV and PEOPLE’s new Home Town Kickstart show “Kentucky’s Kindness Capital,” which sits on the map listed as La Grange, Ky., got a nice little facelift when HGTV “Hometown Kickoff” came to town earlier this year. Now you can see the transformation for yourself. The episode “Love …

But just as quickly, Oleksa’s fate changed again. He and a number of other imprisoned Ukrainians were hustled aboard a military transport plane and flown to Sevastopol, a port city in Crimea and the site of a major Russian base. The next day he was driven two hundred and thirty miles to a bridge at …

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Just two months ago, Chao Shen bought his dream home in the St. Adolphe, Manitoba area and set to work making it a home where he and his wife could raise a family. Now it’s more of a nightmare, with the basement of his new home underwater. “I feel sad, very sad, because I just …

ELEANOR BERGSTEIN/SAGAMORE STAFF Educators gathered outside City Hall on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. to protest a fair contract after months of negotiations with the BSC. The Brookline Educators Union (BEU) held a rally at City Hall on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. to protest a fair Brookline School Committee (BSC) contract. Brookline …

DETROIT — When Michigan legalized recreational marijuana, Detroit leaders decided to make sure city residents could share in the benefits. They passed one of the most ambitious in the country “social equalitydesigned to help black and Hispanic communities who have paid the highest price in the war on drugs to participate in the lucrative industry. …

The RM of Mervin will also allow patio heaters and fully enclosed fireplaces powered by wood pellets. For the Town of Meadow Lake and the Rural Municipality of Meadow Lake, municipalities will notify residents when the fire ban is lifted. People are also advised to check for updates on the respective Facebook page and through …

Following the success of their restaurant Locust The Local Room, which opened in 2020, owners Matthew Harris, Jimmy Molina and Matthew Klepp, along with their friend Christopher Kunkel, are excited to launch their next venture. The Brewhouse, the highly anticipated brasserie at 175 Kennedy Dr. across from Locust City Hall, is set to open before …

Laguna Beach resident Donna McNutt has three sisters. It was no secret growing up which sister was the only one in charge of her outfits. “They were all studying and going and becoming pros and I was worried about my shoes,” McNutt said. “It’s always been part of who I am.” After being diagnosed with …

This study is one of the most detailed and accurate, focusing only on the global pressure relief absorbers market. It throws light on significant factors affecting the growth of the global Shock Absorbers market on several fronts. Market players can use this report to gain a correct understanding of the competitive environment and the strategies …

OTTAWA (ON), May 10, 2022 /CNW/ – Effective management of municipal infrastructure is essential to from Canada economic competitiveness. Municipalities of all sizes need good asset management practices to build and maintain resilient and sustainable communities for all Canadians. This is why the government of Canada invests $125.600 in three Newfoundland and Labrador communities through …

PLYMOUTH – The city is moving forward with plans to restore an eroded section of Plymouth Long Beach before a major seawall restoration in the same area by the Army Corps of Engineers. the Custody commission on Tuesday approved a proposal to add up to 35,600 cubic meters of sand and cobbles to a 2,000-foot …

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — A packed house at the Westwood Country Club came out to hear Mayor Pam Bobst’s annual State of the City Address on April 28. The occasion was a meeting of the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce. Bobst had a lot to brag about, but singing without realism just isn’t his style. …

A report by the Estonian National Auditor shows that seven out of 18 local urban road projects he analyzed had poor risk management systems in place. The projects, completed between 2019 and 2021, also lacked well-defined initial studies of the impact any road design could have on surrounding neighborhoods, according to national media on the …

MASHPEE — Voters in Saturday’s mayoral election decided on three contested races and, in a non-binding question, asked state lawmakers to do all they can to stop Holtec Decommissioning International from dumping radioactive water in Cape Cod Bay. Carol A. Sherman was re-elected to the board for a three-year term with 868 votes, beating the …

The Charlottesville City Council met Monday for its second hybrid meeting since 2019. The only update on the agenda for this meeting was the consideration of a special use permit to enable the conversion of an apartment complex on 14th Street into a hotel. During the public comment portion of the meeting, university professor Amanda …

New Delhi: On Saturday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said his goal was to set up at least one auto scrap plant within 150 kilometers of each city center, saying the country had the potential to become a regional vehicle scrapping centre. Gadkari said the National Vehicle Scrappage Policy is a crucial measure in India’s transport …

More than 50 BC First Nations and local governments are receiving their share of more than $1.9 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding. Funding will be used to build Emergency Support Services (ESS) capacity in these communities through the purchase of equipment, recruitment, retention and training of volunteers. British Columbia Public Safety Minister and Solicitor …

WINSTED — Following a request from the Board of Selectmen, City Manager Josh Kelly has drafted an ordinance regulating public smoking, including cannabis. “I responded to the council’s request for information on the ordinances, and I saw some that were written by other cities; Torrington is considering a similar project,” he said. “I tried to …

Just a week before ballots begin hitting mailboxes, San Diego City Council District 8 candidates Antonio Martinez — a congressional community representative — and incumbent council member Vivian Moreno answered questions from the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial board and community members in a lively forum at the San Library in Ysidoro. The district stretches from …

“It’s obviously an incredible honor, but it’s also something with serious bragging rights,” said art dealer Eli Klein, who runs the Eli Klein Gallery in the West Village. “It of course gives you a lot of credibility in the art world and beyond,” Klein said in an interview. According to a museum spokesperson, elected officials, …

peter shokeir | [email protected] Some users may have seen their water/sewer bills increase following council’s approval of a new utility pricing model earlier this year. CAO Bill Given explained that the municipality expected the bill to increase by $50 per month — or $100 per two-month billing cycle — for the average residential consumer. “It …

Two members of the San Diego City Council want to allocate $500,000 in the city’s 2023 budget to fund a new conservation and treatment unit (CTU) through the city attorney’s office. The unit would target the city’s “most vexing cases of homelessness,” including those who chronically tax the 911 system and emergency responders. “We have …

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noted how, as COVID-19 mask mandates fall by the wayside, the nation is moving away from what now appears to be excessive risk aversion. And I described the National Bureau of Economic Research paper assessing how the costs of closures outweighed the benefits. As expected, …

The Sedibeng District Municipality has apologized to the NYDA following allegations that the agency spent R2.6 million to build a two-bedroom RDP house at Evaton West in Emfuleni, Gauteng. Photo: Palesa Dlamini NEWS The Sedibeng District Municipality has apologized to the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) following allegations that the agency spent R2.6 million to …

There has been a flurry of filings in Berry’s federal discrimination lawsuit against the town of Front Royal, though no trial date has been set since the case was prosecuted twice. Lawyers for the town of Front Royal missed the April 14, 2022, 5:00 p.m. deadline to file objections to Judge Joel C. Hoppe’s March …

ALAMEDA — Anxious residents of the Barnhill Marina floating home community contacted the city earlier this month after learning their rent could be increased by at least 30% by the port’s new owner. But they can stop worrying for now as City Council unanimously decided on Thursday to apply Alameda’s rent stabilization order and Covid-19 …