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@brianjohnsonBP PLAINVILLE – Mark Devoe, who was previously director of planning and economic development for the city, will return from February 28 as urban planner. Devoe worked for the city for a total of 18 years over two periods, from 1995 to 2003 and then from 2008 to 2018. He left in 2018 to become …

MONESSEN — Since Ron Moser became mayor, he has said his goal has been to make the city prosper again. At Thursday’s board meeting — Moser’s 24th day in office — he asked for time to help achieve that goal. He also stressed that he had no intention of bringing the city into Law 47 …

WINSTED – Cities across the country have found many ways to use the money they received in 2021 from the American Rescue Plan Act. City manager Josh Kelly presented a list of city projects using ARPA money, with a focus on community and business development, which were approved in December by Selectmen’s board of directors. …

On a gray and hectic day in October, dozens of Wyandotte County residents gathered at Parkwood Park off N. 9th Street and Quindaro Boulevard to share stories about their past and envision a new future. The green park is the hub of the Parkwood Historic District, a neighborhood of Prairie Style and Craftsman bungalows. The …

Eric Leroy Adams was sworn in as New York’s 110th mayor early Saturday in a festive but uncluttered ceremony in Times Square, a sign of the formidable task that awaits him as he begins his term as coronavirus cases multiply. Mr Adams, 61, the son of a housekeeper who was a New York City police …

Late 2021 showed stronger sales tax allocations than 2020 as businesses continue to recover from coronavirus (Jishnu Nair / Community Impact Newspaper) The Texas Comptroller’s Office released monthly sales tax allowances for December on December 8. The state is distributing a total of $ 936 million, down slightly from November’s 1.1 billion but an 18.4 …

After several city council races in November were too close to be announced, the results of Saturday’s run-off election will bring some new faces to the council next year. Oliver Thomas will return to city council, defeating mandate holder Cyndi Nguyen. Reports show Thomas with 57% of the vote and all but one constituency declared …

Posted: 12/7/2021 12:31:20 PM Modified: 12/07/2021 12:30:52 PM AMHERST – An 1874 design for Town Common by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted portrayed what he called a “house of music” on the green expanse. Almost 150 years later, the common ground, long used for community events where live music is played, will receive a …

The Metropolitan Municipality of Lima regains a public space in Giron Andahuaillas | New This morning, the Metropolitan Municipality of Lima carried out an operation to restore public spaces in the agglomeration of Mesa Redonda, in coordination with the national police. Disaster risk control personnel, military and administration, as well as police and an economic …

The Kharwastan Civic Association held an urgent meeting to discuss the health hazard of the Umhlatuzana River, with concerned members of this meeting, which recently met to inquire about the progress made in this important quest. environmental. At the first meeting, issues raised were about the polluted nature of the river, with human waste and …

AMHERST – Incumbents Dorothy Pam and George Ryan are running for re-election as District 3 councilors, while Jennifer Taub is challenging them for a city council position in the November 2 municipal election. Taub said she wanted to serve on city council out of concern for the well-being of Amherst, where the increase of nearly …

The Dunkirk municipal council will have a new general councilor after election day. Paul VanDenVouver did not run for re-election to the board seat. Republican David Damico, currently chairman of the Dunkirk Board of Education, will face Democrat Nick Weiser, professor of SUNY Fredonia, for the post. THE OBSERVER asked all candidates for the Common …

Happy Valley Code Provides Inspiration For Dangerous Structures Attracting Fires, Nuisance Complaints through: Raymond Rendleman | Portland Tribune Posted: 23 Oct 2021 / 12:19 PDT / Update: 23 Oct 2021 / 12:19 PDT PMG PHOTO: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN – Patrick Shea, 73, died in a fire on October 11 near Molalla Avenue, a major corridor crossing …

GREENVILLE, SC (AP) – A city in South Carolina wants to reclaim a busy state highway in order to have more of a say in improving safety. Greenville City Council unanimously approved a resolution this month calling on the state to cede ownership of 3.2 miles (5.2 kilometers) of Augusta Street, Post and courier reported. …

Our roundup of the latest business news from Wellesley MA: City considers more help for restaurants and retailers At the Wellesley Select board meeting on Monday, at about the one hour mark on the Wellesley Media recording, the discussion turned to ongoing efforts to help restaurants, retailers and commercial property managers thrive. Executive Director Meghan …

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today released his plan for how the city of Toledo should invest the $ 180.9 million it received from the US bailout passed by Congress in February. Called the Toledo Recovery Plan, the proposal makes historic investments in public safety, neighborhoods, scourge eradication, housing, improved infrastructure, job creation and youth programs. “Every …

PERKINS, Mich. (WLUC) – Another small town UP is frustrated that a corporate retail chain has entered its community, potentially pushing small businesses out. “It’s a town of about 160 people,” said community member Andrea Nummilien. “I don’t see how it’s sustainable. Nummilien, who is from Perkins, said that Dollar General store would only hurt …

The race for Spokane city council in the northwest features two newcomers to city politics. Mike Lish trumpets his background as a small businessman, while Zack Zappone is an educator and nonprofit worker who believes he is the best fit to represent District 3. The pair are in the running to replace outgoing city councilor …

Biddeford, MAINE – Joined by local leaders, Governor Mills today visited Biddeford where she applauded the town and its people for their ongoing economic revitalization work. As part of her visit, Governor Mills toured the former Lincoln Mill, the site of a mixed-use redevelopment that will include new rental lofts, a hotel, restaurant, fitness center, …

The wait – for Warren’s Downtown Development Authority, Gibbs Planning Group, and others involved in the city’s downtown plan project – is the hardest part. Since a Warren City Council plenary meeting on July 15 where the downtown proposal was presented by Community Economic Development and Downtown Director Tom Bommarito, he had expected the point …

Selma is one of 30 communities selected for the Academy of Economic Development, a program of the League of Municipalities of Alabama (ALM). Selma City Council recently announced on its Facebook page that the city will participate in the program, which was launched this year. The Alabama Community College System helped develop the program with …

OCALA, Florida – Four seats on the Ocala city council were up for grabs in Tuesday’s elections. Two candidates have won seats on Ocala City Council, two races will end on November 2. The results must be certified by a canvassing commission. Ward 1 Barry Mansfield will represent District 1 on Ocala City Council. Mansfield …

Saint Joseph the population has decreased to 72,000 people over the past 10 years. But Sioux City, Iowa, has defied the odds of the rural exodus and offers some insight into how to thrive. Sioux City is a straight line from Interstate 29, about two hours north of Omaha. Like St. Joseph, it sits on …

TAMPA, Fla – The city of Tampa just released new numbers showing Tampa overtakes the nation in job growth. The city saw a 6% increase in job vacancies between 2015 and 2020. “We are definitely on the right track. There is no question,” said Tampa Mayor Jane Castor. Since taking office, Mayor Jane Castor has …

WILTON – The Wilton Selectboard discussed options on how to spend American Rescue Plan Act funding at its meeting on Tuesday. City Manager Rhonda Irish pitched an idea of ​​“working” with Franklin County to spend the funds in a way that benefits Wilton residents. “My thoughts are if we can work with the county, maybe …

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – After landing on a list of 144 cities threatened with losing their metropolitan status, Dubuque will retain its metropolitan area designation and access to federal funding and other essential resources that go with it. The first congressional district representative, Ashley Hinson, has been fighting for Dubuque since the Office of Management …

Visitors enjoy the gondola area at the base of Aspen Mountain on Friday, July 9, 2021. A recent survey and study of residents and visitors to mountain towns examines the impact of the influx of people into towns mountain range and what it might mean for locals in the years to come. (Kelsey Brunner / …

WILKES-BARRE – State Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced this week that the first payments under the American Rescue Plan Act’s local and state coronavirus tax recovery fund program have been sent to municipalities of Pennsylvania eligible. “These funds will be heavily used by communities across Pennsylvania,” Garrity said. “It is a top priority for the Treasury …

Eighteen Westmoreland County municipalities could collectively leave nearly $ 2.5 million on the table, according to County Commissioner Doug Chew, if they do not seek pandemic relief funds by the deadline. this week. Chew learned that as of Friday, 18 local communities had not applied for their share of the American Rescue Plan Act funds. …

SHARON – Since 2005, the Sharon Academy has been giving lessons in yurts in front of his high school building. They were always meant to be a temporary solution to the need for classroom space. Now, with the independent high school planning a new build, the yurts must go. “We were basically told that we …