URBANA – Local governments are lining up to challenge Illinois American Water’s request for a rate increase. The utility filed a rate change application Feb. 10 with the Illinois Commerce Commission, which is currently undergoing an 11-month review process. If approved, a rate increase would take effect next year, whichRead More →

For better or worse, geographic boundaries separate local jurisdictions and define the parameters within which local governments can operate. Land and its value dictate tax revenue – land rich in natural resources, or close to important destinations, commands more value than one that is remote. It is a limited resourceRead More →

Challenges for the local government system in the current configuration In India, although political decentralization has been successfully achieved through the establishment of local government bodies, the actual transfer of functions, finances and civil servants to these institutions remains incomplete. This somehow weakens the system and inhibits its proper functioning.Read More →

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The Dayton Autism Society 5K Walk/Run/Resource Fair for Autism Acceptance is scheduled for Saturday, April 30. Credit: Contribution Credit: Contribution The Dayton Autism Society 5K Walk/Run/Resource Fair for Autism Acceptance is scheduled for Saturday, April 30. Credit: Contribution Credit: Contribution “We continue to bounce back from the pandemic and engageRead More →

Rebecca Merriman spoke to the Monett Kiwanis Club about the Monett GO CAPS (Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies) program, available as an alternative educational path for students to “test” their future careers. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com Students work alongside professionals to solve real problems Reading, writing and arithmetic, long-standing educationRead More →

By Eric Cheung, CNN The Taiwanese government is investigating a local television station after it aired alarming false reports of a Chinese invasion on the self-governing island. During a Wednesday morning newscast on the government-affiliated China Television System (CTS), which is part of Taiwan’s public broadcasting system, the network airedRead More →

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Leadership camps scheduled for June ELKHART — Elkhart County students currently enrolled in seventh and eighth grades are invited to register and attend the Indiana Sheriffs Association’s 43rd Annual Youth Leadership Camp taking place in June. Sponsored by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association, students will have the opportunity to meet lawRead More →

Goat Ting Indianapolis-based TechPoint has named Ting Gootee — a well-known name in Indiana’s startup, venture capital and tech communities — as its next president and CEO. Gootee, 43, will join TechPoint on May 2, the organization announced Thursday morning. She replaces Mike Langellier, who announced in January that heRead More →

There was a lot of praise and positivity within the Huntingdon Area School District during the school board’s monthly workshop session on Monday. One area that has seen positive improvements is food service. During a presentation to discuss a proposed 2022-23 budget, Nutrition Group Regional Director Jennifer Weaver said theRead More →

New York, NY (RestaurantNews.com) VROMOa leading delivery management solution for the restaurant industry, announced an expanded partnership with Oloa leading on-demand commerce platform that powers the digital transformation of the restaurant industry. The partnership opens up a network of local delivery options for Olo’s more than 500 multi-unit restaurant brands,Read More →

Mary Jo Detweiler, Prince William County’s first female library director, led the system from 1975 to 1985. Mary Jo Detweiler (née Holmes), librarian, Christian educator and beloved and adoring mother and grandmother, died peacefully of natural causes on February 25, 2022. Born in Indianapolis to Burnham Holmes and Josephine SeymourRead More →

Child care providers were among many industries that were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has pushed early retirements and burnout across the industry, said Sarah Allen Taylor, of the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country. “We were already expecting a high rate of child careRead More →