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PITTSFORD, NY – When students in the city of Pittsford, NY, an affluent suburb just outside Rochester, returned to schools this fall, something disturbing emerged: a video of a white student holding up a gun and making a racist threat. “People are like, ‘Why are you carrying a gun? The boy said in the short …

NORTH SMITHFIELD – While most residents agree something needs to be done about the aging North Smithfield Police Station on Smithfield Road, an estimated $ 18 million prize is turning heads among voters who say it’s is more than the city can afford. Several residents told city councilors at a public hearing on Wednesday, November …

In the coming months, the city will develop an urban renewal plan for the village of Wareham. The Wareham Redevelopment Authority met with a consultant on November 18 to discuss the village of Wareham and explore the different parts and benefits of an urban renewal plan. An urban renewal plan is “a strategy for the …

Who am I talking to?Oh, this is scary. Apparently, the Sun Journal provides an audio service where a robotic voice will read the news of the day to you, the “reader.” I tried it the other day with one of my reviews and have to admit the narrator looked pretty genuine. The scariest part was …

MASSACHUSETTS – Massachusetts expanded eligibility for booster vaccines on Thursday amid rising coronavirus cases across the state. The rate of positive tests for the coronavirus exceeded three percent statewide on Thursday for the first time since February, according to the latest data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The state also reported more …

Perinton’s Curbside Lunch program hit a milestone on Wednesday when Cindy Day purchased Lunch # 30,000. Cindy won a week of free curbside lunches. The 55+ Program and Chef Preston Bennett launched the Curbside Lunch Program in June 2020 when the 55+ Community Hall closed due to the pandemic. The City quickly realized that seniors …

Normal City Council has taken the next step towards construction of the estimated $ 23 million underpass project connecting Uptown and Uptown South via an underpass on the Amtrak and Union Pacific tracks. The contract approved Monday evening is for Phases II and III of engineering and design which will cost up to just under …

United States Representative Blake Moore addresses a town hall at Weber High School in Pleasant View on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of the meeting. U.S. Representative Blake Moore listens during a town hall meeting at Weber High School in Pleasant View on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic …

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) – In a Tuesday night meeting, Carolina Beach City Council tabled a text amendment regarding private parking lots that charge for parking until an upcoming workshop. The Council was set up to address irregularities among private car parks that charge for parking. The city currently has five car parks in the …