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North Hempstead city lawmakers held their first in-person town hall last Thursday since March 2020, authorizing a Long Island steel company to build a 9/11 memorial in Manhasset Valley Park. Although council members unanimously approved more than 60 resolutions on the agenda, the recent expiration of an executive order issued by Governor Cuomo meant that …

SEABROOK – A former Secretary of the Planning Council who sued city officials for sexual harassment has struck a deal with the city. Maria Brown, who worked as secretary from 2015 to 2018, recently filed court documents dismissing her federal lawsuit with “prejudice and at no cost” against then-Planning Council chairman Jason Janvrin, vice chairman …

The Alpena Public Schools School Board has certainly had its share of pressure in recent weeks. While trying to keep its annual budget, oversee the start of bond-funded renovations, and plan for the next school year, the school board heard from many parents and taxpayers asking it to take a stand on many issues, including …

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 …