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New Jersey cut energy tax receipt funding for municipalities more than a decade ago to fill another budget hole, but now mayors on both sides want the money back. A large group of mayors from across the state are in Trenton today to urge the restoration of the $321 million kitty that was embezzled in …

Local levels in Tanahu present a budget of around Rs. 7.91 billion TANAHU: Tanahun Local Governments have presented a budget estimate of around Rs. 8 billion for the upcoming financial year 2022/23. Four municipalities and six rural municipalities in the district have filed details of their respective revenues and expenditures for the new fiscal year. …

RALEIGH, NC — State Rep. John Bell received the 2022 League of North Carolina Municipalities Community Champions Award this week for his legislative work benefiting North Carolina cities and towns during of the last year. “I am honored to be recognized with this award for my efforts to support our local communities,” said Bell. “We …

Ward 134 Councilor Devon Steenkamp has been assigned to the Standing Petitions Committee (PSC), meaning he will help review all petitions, refer them to local government departments for action and provide oversight to make recommendations to the departments concerned. “First, before a petition process begins, residents must first register a call and obtain a reference …

Narrowing the sectors where India can become a global champion, ensuring effective targeting of subsidies and making states and municipalities financially sound are some of the ideas discussed in sector groups of secretaries working on the goals to be achieved by the India by 2047, News18 has learned. The Narendra Modi government undertook this exercise …

Alappuzha Municipality is ready to start delivering books from libraries within its boundary to the door. As part of the Vignjana Nagaram – Vayanasala Vadhilpadiyil project, the civic body will launch a mobile application on Sunday allowing people to order books online from Alappuzha Municipal Library. The project will be extended to 17 additional libraries …

When Canada legalized cannabis in 2018, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, like many other municipalities, began to rapidly develop the framework for dispensaries to set up shop. Mayor Brad West said his city was eager to get on board, not only to tackle the black market, but also because many municipalities believed they would share in …

The government, through the Ministère de l’Économie, tabled Bill 44, An Act to amend various provisions in order to reduce the regulatory and administrative burden. Despite what the title of the bill suggests, part of it could complicate the management of businesses, especially those with several establishments in Quebec. It is proposed to allow each …

(Fort McKay, AB – June 11, 2022) – An event featuring a barbecue, equipment demonstrations and tours as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony – with a fire hose and the Jaws of Life replacing the ribbon and traditional scissors – marked the opening of the Fort McKay Fire Station on Saturday, June 11. Representatives …

TAKE NOTE that council for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the council chambers of the Jubilee Center located on the 1st floor of 9909 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, regarding the following matter: Order No. 22/009 – Amendment of Order …

Dubai: A Dubai Municipality official has taken the message of food security “to the highest” by marking World Food Security Day 2022 with a parachute jump. Food safety expert Bobby Krishna has taken a giant leap, literally, which he says will “build confidence in our food supply chain” in an article entitled “Make food safety …

On June 1, the Conseil des Arts Prescott-Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC), in collaboration with the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (CUPR), unveiled the works of art that are part of the second edition of the Prescott and Russell Outreach Project Expressions of our municipalities. Eight artists were selected from all the municipalities that make …

BANKE, June 3: Newly elected people’s representatives in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality in Banke District have prioritized their efforts to stop illegal mining of rivers and streams. The Rural Municipality began field visits and monitoring for the same start Thursday. The president of the rural municipality of Rapti Sonari, Tapta Poudel, said that the nine …

The Tallinn Court of Second Instance found that the Rural Municipality of Lääne-Nigula had failed to properly draw up the required detailed plan for the wind farm in Risti, Lääne county. The municipality indicates that it is now considering reaching an amicable agreement with Eesti Enefit Green, the subsidiary of the public company Eesti Energia, …

TEHRAN – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided 6 pieces of air pollution analysis equipment to Iran as part of air pollution control capability development in Tehran Municipality Project. The seventh Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) of the JICA Project for Capacity Development on Air Pollution Control in Tehran Municipality has been formed, ISNA …

Mpumalanga MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Mr. Vusi Mkhatshwa with MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Mandla Ndlovu met with ten local municipalities to assess their budget plans ahead of tabling next month. The meeting, chaired by MEC Mkhatshwa, aimed to help municipalities address issues related to unfunded budgets ahead of …

Publication date: 05/24/2022 Six municipalities in the Region of Murcia are in the ranking of the last 50 “low incomes” in Spain A report that, in addition to measuring other “urban indicators”, sought to identify the poorest municipalities in Spain, ranked Mazarrón 15th nationally. With an average income per capita of 8,667 euros, the inhabitants …

East Ferris passed its rules governing short-term rentals — think of those listings on Airbnb, Vrbo and other similar sites — after much discussion among councilors and the public. As the process unfolded, many opinions surfaced, some against imposing regulations on the rental of his property, and others believing that such rentals should be banned …

Malmö is Sweden’s best environmental municipality for the second year in a row Close engagement initiatives with the business sector and residents have been key to spreading the idea at all levels The Swedish magazine Aktuell Hallbarhet distinguished the city of Malmö as the most environmentally friendly municipality in the country for the second year …

Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Maktoum briefed on restructuring plans during a meeting. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and First Vice-President of the Dubai Council, and Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Governor of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Second Vice -Chairman of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Alderman Eric-Jan de Haan shows the trophy associated with this year’s Municipal Marche title. On the right, publisher Yves van den Brink of the mobile newspaper t Voit, which organizes an annual title fight (Photo: LochemsNieuws) BARCHEM / LOCHEM – With a trophy presented – a figurine by artist Theo van Eldyk, Lochem was officially …

the Municipality of Athens has joined the Pantheion University improve the quality of life in the Greek capital and promote the city as an attractive tourist destination. According to a cooperation protocol signed between the mayor of the city, Kostas Bakoyannis, and the rector of Panteion, Christina Koulouri, the municipality, through the Athens Destination Development …

New York State Senator Pete Harckham and his state Senate colleagues approved a bill he reintroduced earlier this year that will help municipalities with restrictions on parks to use certain parking areas for solar energy projects. The legislation (S.2995), which will help New York achieve the ambitious goals included in its landmark Climate Leadership and …

BHAKTAPUR, April 25: A total of 11 candidates have registered for the position of mayor in four municipalities in Bhaktapur. According to the Bhaktapur District Election Office, 11 candidates registered for the office of Bhaktapur District Mayor on the first day of registration of candidates for local elections. On the first day of registration of …

Image source: INDIA TV Demolition of the Alwar temple. Strong points The demolition of a 300-year-old temple in Rajasthan’s Alwar sparked a row The BJP alleged that many temples coming on the highway to be built in Dausa were demolished The Safran party further alleged that the mosque which stood in the way of the …

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lebogang Maile, revealed that between July 2017 and January 2022, the municipality disbursed millions in food and drink during workshops, committee meetings and board meetings. He was responding to questions posed by DA MPL Kingsol Chabalala to the Gauteng Provincial Legislative Assembly (GPL). “It …

Sheboygan Alder Andre Walton suspected things weren’t going well when his opponent turned over a king card. When it was his turn, Walton shot a three. And just like that, his run was over. But the two men were not in a casino. They were at City Hall, determining the outcome of the race for …

More than 500 households in Tumbdada and Daga in the rural municipality of Badigad-1, Baglung do not have access to drinking water. The only water supply for the 530 households in the two villages is 50 water taps installed about 30 years ago. “The water source for the taps is a natural spring located about …

Result of the tender for the demolition of the main service building of the Metropolitan Municipality of Izmir The tender issued by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for the demolition of the main service building, which was evacuated due to the damage caused by the earthquake, has been concluded. 11 companies participated in the second stage …

By Express press service DHENKANAL: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday condemned the alleged bomb attack on the residence of Dhenkanal Municipality Chairman Jayanti Patra. In a series of tweets, Pradhan said he spoke to Chief Police Officer Odisha about the series of attacks on Jayanti’s house. He also urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik …

Unidentified disbelievers dropped brute bombs on the residence of Jayanti Patra, the newly elected chairman of Dhenkanal Municipality late at night. This is the second time that disbelievers have targeted the house of the elected leader of the BJP. On March 30, Jayanti alleged that shots were fired outside his house and that death threats …

Today, Governor Ned Lamont’s office announced that Stamford is one of 12 Connecticut municipalities that have received Connecticut Communities Challenge Grant Program funding through the Department of Community and Economic Development. Stamford will receive $2.5 million for the Scrap Works initiative, which aims to transform Pacific Street by creating a main street with small businesses …

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Anchorage Assembly members, Anchorage School Board members and board supervisors are on all the ballots for Tuesday’s municipal elections. So does a list of bonds that involve funding capital improvement projects — some are for the school district and firefighters. Local elections are generally considered the most important for voters, as …

City, County and Village Pool $10,500 to Host Appreciation Events and Initiatives WESTLOCK — Two out of three municipalities in the Westlock area have agreed to pool just over $10,000 to hire healthcare workers in 2022 under a newly-trimmunicipal healthcare recognition agreement. sign. Westlock County Councilors unanimously signed the four-page agreement at their March 22 …

LGDF money pledged to our communities was 10% of all annual income tax revenue from 1993 to 2011. However, the state has reduced the amount it returns to your community to just a little more than 6% today, a reduction of almost 40% compared to the past. decade. Let’s state the obvious: you pay more …

₹41cr. to combat the shortage of drinking water in the municipality of Alappuzha ₹41cr. to combat the shortage of drinking water in the municipality of Alappuzha Drinking water projects, road development and housing were given priority in Alappuzha Municipality’s budget for 2022-23 presented on Wednesday. The surplus budget of ₹3.19 crore, with income of ₹256.51 …

Japur: As the election results for the Urban Local Bodies Polls for Jajpur and Vyasanagar Municipalities poured in, the ‘NOTE’ option (none of the above) on electronic voting machines garnered up to 614 votes , according to a report. This has raised doubts about the candidates’ ability to win voters’ trust in this election, according …

What do you want to know The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has established the C-PACE program to facilitate funding by licensed municipalities for eligible commercial renewable energy, water efficiency and other licensed projects in the whole state. C-PACE funding can be used to cover a variety of eligible project development costs. The C-PACE …

B.C. cities are diligently approving enough housing construction to keep up with population growth, so the provincial housing minister should stop blaming them for housing problems, according to a new report from the association representing residents. municipalities in British Columbia. Attorney General David Eby, who is also housing minister, said he is considering provincial legislative …

(Bergen, 22 March 2022): Bergen Carbon Solutions AS (BCS, OSE:BCS)announced today that the Company has entered into an intention agreement with Høyanger municipality for 12 months for the potential establishment of its second full-scale production factory of Carbon Nanofibers(CNF). Høyanger is ideally suited for the potential second full-scale production factory. Some of the major clients …

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation is handing out $162 million in federal transportation funding, and some area municipalities are getting a good chunk of it for projects five years from now. The funds are being given to 50 cities, towns and counties in rural Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements …

PRINCETON, NJ — The Princeton Dog Park Alliance, a group working to establish a dog park in the municipality, recently updated its website and is inviting more community involvement. In November last year, the Alliance made a presentation to Council highlighting the overall benefits of dog parks. Council members expressed their support for the proposal. …

Spring is here and local conservation organizations are gearing up for spring cleanups of local waterways. Last week, the state Department of Environmental Protection announced recipients of its Growing Greener Plus grant program, which provides funds to restore degraded waterways and protect local waters from non-point source pollution. This year, more than $20 million has …

The Municipality of Brighton has received a boost aimed at helping it move towards creating a more accessible community. Brighton received funding through the Accessibility Fund (AEF). The EAF funds projects that make Canadian communities and workplaces more accessible to people with disabilities. Brighton will upgrade an exterior gate that provides access to the civic …

Breadcrumb Links News Local News The province’s Department of Labor is currently being investigated into a harassment complaint involving a high-ranking municipal employee.

Waukesha first responders said a glitch in their dispatch software system delayed firefighters at the scene of a fatal blaze this week. The fire occurred early Tuesday morning in a building on Lambeth Road and Oakdale Drive. Kevin McQuade, 50, died of burns sustained in the fire on Tuesday. His wife, Kim McQuade, died Wednesday …

The Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ) says its cities are ready to welcome Ukrainian families fleeing the violent Russian armed conflict that has been raging for nearly two weeks in their country. UMQ President and Gaspé Mayor Daniel Côté says Quebec communities are well equipped to help refugees access psychological support, find housing and integrate …

A total of 2,532 candidates are in the running, with the ruling BJP having the maximum number of 825 candidates followed by the Congress which fielded 706 candidates. This is the first time EVMs have been used in state civic polls Image used for representational purposes. PTI Guwahati: Voter turnout estimated at 70 percent was …

Content of the article People preparing for possible spring flooding will be able to obtain sandbags from the municipality starting March 7. The municipality distributed more than 25,000 sandbags to individuals and businesses last year. Content of the article Sandbags are free and will be distributed in the Snye Point Park parking lot near the …

President Cyril Ramaphosa provided further details on the government’s planned district development model and how it will be implemented to improve municipalities across the country. Speaking at a South African Local Government Association (Salga) event on Wednesday March 2, Ramaphosa said that only 5% of municipalities in the country are financially stable. Many others are …

The Tel Aviv District Planning and Building Committee today approved the filing of the Hof Hatachelet (Blue Coast) plan for southwest Herzliya, including the addition of 1,600 affordable housing units for the private market . The new district will now include 14,100 homes in 6-8 storey buildings between Route 2 and the waterfront …

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent RESTLESS Mapako and the people of St Ives in Chinhoyi demand the speedy conclusion of a land agreement negotiated between the Municipality of Chinhoyi and the Dilmitis family to enable them to obtain title deeds for their properties. Landlords who bought town hall homes following the closure of part …

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The Anchorage School Board said the Anchorage School District will pay for part of its school resource officer program for the first time in several years. The board announced it Tuesday night when it passed the school district’s draft fiscal year 2023 budget. The school district will begin to share this …

Residents of Itireleng village, under Madibeng Local Municipality in the northwest, repaired a gravel road in their community. They say they have been asking the municipality to fix it for years. Photos: Chris Gilili Residents of Itireleng village, which falls under the local municipality of Madibeng in the northwest, have started repairing pothole-riddled roads in …

Turkish conglomerates are racing to add high-end apartment buildings and office towers to Istanbul’s fast-changing skyline, eyeing one of the world’s most profitable real estate markets for quick returns as that other parts of the economy suffer. But now a rickety wooden scaffolding is destroying the iconic Suleymaniye Mosque. This sparked furor on social media. …

(The Center Square) – Two dozen cities and counties in Washington state have passed ordinances banning the imposition of a local income tax. Kittitas County, located south of Yakima, became the ninth city in the county to pass such a ban when the County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution on Tuesday. He joins Asotin, …

WEST SENECA, NY (WIVB) – Several local municipalities are taking steps to prepare for possible ice jam flooding as temperatures rise and with forecasts of rain and snow. Brian Adams, West Seneca’s road superintendent, said there will be a meeting Thursday with local city officials to coordinate plans for potential flooding. Adams says the city …

The African National Congress (ANC) in Mpumalanga has suspended the Mayor, Council President and Chief Whip of Msukaligwa Municipality in Ermelo. It is alleged that the three were seconded to the council on a temporary basis after the party discovered discrepancies with the ANC list ahead of the November election. Mayor Babekiwe Mahlalela, President Vuyiswa …

Municipal authorities in Ratlou have committed that a report from the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) into allegations of fraud and corruption within the municipality will be tabled before the council for deliberation and implementation. The pledge was made during a meeting with the MEC for local government, Lena Miga in Mahikeng in the North West. …

Sicamous Council wants an update from the Department of Municipal Affairs on the authority of municipalities to add a vacant lot tax. (File photo) The Sicamous pursues the option for municipalities to add the tax on vacant land Com. Colleen Anderson said the focus is on downtown commercial property …

SHOCK gripped Chinhoyi residents early Monday morning after a company hired by the council to rehabilitate roads detonated a volley of dynamite to clear rock outcrops, damaging some nearby properties. Successive dynamite explosions lasted about 30 minutes, causing extensive damage to the house and prefabricated walls. The contractor, Tarcon Construction, wanted to remove large rock …

Doha – Minister of Municipality HE Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie confirmed that the National Sports Day reflects the vision of wise leadership and his belief in the importance of sport in the development of the individual and of society, in line with the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030. HE …

This file photo taken in April 2021 shows local government leaders posing for a commemorative photo in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, after signing an agreement to simplify re-application procedures under their same-sex partnership systems. (Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — More than 30 percent of the 146 local governments in Japan …

Orange farmer Chandra Kant Poudel used to sell his fruits as fast as he picked them from the trees lest they spoil, as there was nowhere to store them. The orange grower in Panini Rural Municipality, Pokharathok is now happy that a cold store has been built in front of his house. Now Poudel no …

(Photo credit: Trevor Smith-Millar, MyKemptvilleNow.com staff) Mayor Nancy Peckford declares North Grenville Council wants to strengthen its relationship with the local Aboriginal community. The municipality has adopted an acknowledgment of indigenous lands which it will now use to open all future council meetings. It was developed in conjunction with First Peoples Group, an Ottawa-based Indigenous …

photo source: ametro.gr Athens Metro Line 4 entered a new phase this week after the Municipality of Athens announced that it would carry out landscaping work after the completion of the project. The municipality and the Greek Ministry of the Environment signed a cooperation protocol (MoC) on Monday which, among other things, provides for the …

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a series of investments to strengthen municipal asset management in Western Canada. “From roads and buildings to sanitation systems, strong asset management is essential to building stronger communities,” read a statement from Ottawa. “Municipalities of all sizes need the tools and resources to make evidence-based decisions that support …

CITY OF ULSTER, NY — Efforts to determine why the city remained a second-class municipality even after the state made changes to local government operations have revealed an effort by former city council members to avoid use a monitor and protect the role of judges who have obtained pay as designated advisers. Supervisor James Quigley …

The state legislature is expected to pass a bill to prevent municipalities from attempting to enact and enforce their own restrictions on gun ownership. An approach where different communities are allowed to enact their own unique gun control ordinances will only lead to patchwork policies that Pennsylvanians who legally own and carry guns …

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Chambersburg Borough Council is expected to vote Monday night on whether to repeal its anti-discrimination ordinance. The borough would be the first municipality in the state to repeal the ordinance after the council passed it in October. ordinance protects members of the community from discrimination based on ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Currently, 70 …

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent The decision of the municipality of CHINHOYI to increase the fees for managing the parking of vehicles has annoyed motorists, who describe the increase as exorbitant. According to the new fee schedule seen by NewZimbabwe.com, the increases were allocated on January 1, 2022 in line with this year’s council …

The Municipality of Hessequa, which supplies drinking water to towns like Riversdale, Heidelberg and Witsand on the Garden Route, has pledged to supply water to communities with tankers. Residents have complained of dry taps for up to four days. Communities in these towns have also complained about the quality of water when it becomes available. …

Some 300 Bell Aliant customers in southwestern Nova Scotia have been without landline phone service for 24 hours, and a local fire department says the issue is affecting how it dispatches emergency help . “It’s affecting our call system because we’re getting calls. Landlines and our lines are down,” said Fire Chief Jason Bourque of …

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Tianjin municipality reported fewer COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as its outbreak showed early signs of easing, while the daily case count in the city of Anyang hit a record high. Tianjin, a key port in northern China, reported 18 locally transmitted cases with confirmed symptoms on Monday, data from the National …

The Jerusalem Municipality has ordered the demolition of a mosque in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Safafa, believed to be a replica of one of the country’s most recognizable landmarks. The Al-Rahman Mosque – built before Israel was founded in 1948 – has reportedly drawn criticism from several Israeli NGOs due to its striking similarity …

By Declan Finucane Published on January 14, 2022 at 4:28 p.m. A number of Canadian municipalities have followed Brampton’s lead in donating money to help pay for a legal challenge to Quebec’s controversial Bill 21, but don’t expect Mississauga to follow suit. Discussing the issue at Mississauga’s general committee meeting this week, Mayor Bonnie Crombie …

through Contributed content January 12, 2022 The environmental organization Acterra invites local elected officials and their affected constituents to participate in “Code Red for Humanity: What Municipalities Can Do,” a webinar focused on actions that policymakers and residents of the region of the bay may take in response to our global climate emergency. The 90-minute …

The African National Congress (ANC) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) are in the midst of a legal battle for control of the municipality of Mtubatuba in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Last month, the Pietermaritzburg High Court granted the IFP an order ordering the speaker to call a special council meeting. The IFP wants to dismiss the …

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent The municipality of Chegutu, short of CASH, used the services of three contractors to install prepaid water meters in more than 3,000 homes. Each of the contracted companies is expected to install 1,000 water meters in wards 2, 3 and parts of the central business district (CBD). Areas to …

By Crystal Hsu / Journalist The nationwide housing vacancy rate stood at 9.13%, or 812,947 units, in the first half of last year, declining for the fourth quarter to the lowest level since the launch of the investigation in 2009, the Home Office said in a report released yesterday. The latest data represents a decline …

Until a month ago, 61-year-old Dhanmaya BK from Chyanchul Village in Ghiring-5 Rural Municipality had to wake up before dawn and walk a mile to fetch water. It took her over two hours to bring home a pot of water. But these days, Dhanmaya gets water from a tap in his backyard thanks to the …

“Knowing that we have the material on hand and can distribute it, I think that will give people some comfort,” West Haven Public Works Commissioner Tom McCarthy said. Public works crews recovered the city’s 7,000 tests from the National Guard’s collection site in North Haven on Monday. “We’re going to finalize the plan hopefully this …