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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, July 9 (Reuters) – Activists killed at least 45 people in an attack on the town of Faru in northwest Nigeria, residents and a hospital worker said on Friday. Such violence is increasingly a part of daily life in the region, with the Nigerian government and security forces showing little ability to stem …

TACNA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is investing more than $ 7 million to improve rural water infrastructure. The Yuma County Improvement District in southwestern Arizona receives a loan of nearly half a million dollars and a grant of $ 4.3 million from the USDA. This involves …

Barnstable City Council brought payment for the city’s new sewer system closer to reality last week by voting to assess residential taxpayers along the first stage of $ 10,000, plus hookup fees. “It was a very difficult decision, and our city council made it,” Ells told members of civic associations in Marstons Mills and Cotuit …

With $ 4.4 million in budgeted projects covering nearly 50 miles of road this summer – and likely next spring – public works director Fred Hurley offered an introduction to the different types of work residents do. Newtown Bee readers will then see local public works crews and contractors digging across the community. Seal the …

You have 3 free items left this month. SWAMPSCOTT – The city government is voicing its opposition to proposed changes to Logan Airport that would result in increased air traffic over the city’s coastal residents. Alice Stein, the city’s representative on the Massachusetts Port Authority (MassPort) Community Advisory Committee, said at a board meeting on …

Wrightsville Beach’s marketing budget makes way for payments to influencers and a targeted social media strategy. (Port City Daily / File) WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – With a budget of $ 734,000, the Wrightsville Beach marketer is poised to make money after a year of social lockdowns and restrictions. Overseen by the Wilmington and Beaches Convention and …

NEW PHILADELPHIA Visitors who flocked to First Town Days midway through its opening Thursday afternoon were happy to be among the people again, after more than a year of cancellations caused by the pandemic. “It feels good to finally come out to see faces instead of masks,” said Dottie Fletcher of Mineral City. “And everyone …

Forest fire amid record-breaking heat wave in western Canada has forced authorities to order residents to evacuate a village in British Columbia that broke the country’s record for hottest temperature three days in a row this week. Lytton’s Mayor Jan Polderman issued the evacuation order on Wednesday, saying on Twitter that the blaze threatened the …

A town hall in Jackson focused on community development. It was held Tuesday evening at the New Horizon Church. City Council Chairman Aaron Banks said leaders have been collecting data and information from the community over the past year before putting the 20-year plan in place. Banks said the plans would take time and resources. …

Pocatello POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Now is your chance to learn how to protect your home or business from wildfires. The Pocatello Fire Department is partnering with the Bureau of Land Management, Johnny Creek Firewise Committee and High Country Resource Conversation and Development to host a town hall on fires at Fire Station # 5, …