Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant stands with State Representative Danielle Gregoire and US Representative Lori Trahan at Jaworek Elementary School. (Picture/submitted) MARLBOROUGH – A 71 degree day led to temperatures approaching 80 degrees in a classroom at Jaworek Elementary School in Marlborough last month as local leaders visited the school. InRead More →

Are you ready for a new pet in your life? All of these animals are available for adoption at Iredell County Animal Services, 430 Bristol Drive, Statesville. All of this week’s pets have been spayed or neutered and are looking for their forever homes. Fee for dogs is $80 unlessRead More →

Two women-owned startups have won the top prize in the first ever tie recorded by the annual Gauntlet Business program and competition. Rudy Media’s daughtera Roanoke-based Uptown Martinsville-based film and media operation 3D electric iriswhich uses 3D printing to create innovations for modern farms, both won prizes worth approximately $29,800Read More →

Working: A Musical premieres at Parkway Playhouse June 4-18, 2022! Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers the world so often takes for granted: the teacher, the COVID frontline workers, the waitress, the carpenter, the mason and theRead More →

The Glynn County School Board will vote today on several important issues, including passing its fiscal year 2023 budget, purchasing new financial management software, and an agreement with the College of Coastal Georgia to create new educational opportunities for district personnel. The school board is due to vote at itsRead More →

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that about 66% of high school graduates will go on to college next year. As post-secondary tuition continues to rise, both sides of the spectrum are wondering what to do with America’s higher education system. Talk of free tuition nationwide sparked conversation. Unfortunately forRead More →

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Amazon is closing its Kindle bookstore in China, marking yet another retreat for a Western tech giant in the world’s second-largest economy. The company announced on Thursday that from July 2023, Kindle users will no longer be able to buy books online in the country.Read More →

In mid-May, the Berkeley community was devastated by the closing from another beloved local landmark, Shattuck Cinemas. This, unfortunately, is not an isolated incident. Since the start of the pandemic, there has been an increase in turnover for local businesses downtown and on Telegraph Avenue due to fewer customers andRead More →

Struggling East Dunkard Water Authority in Greene County is receiving nearly $2 million in funding for infrastructure upgrades to hopefully avert water quality issues that have plagued service this year. Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that the Dilliner Water Authority will receive $1.94 million in Community Development Grants – CARESRead More →

May 27, 2022 Senators simultaneously announced the inclusion of a new clinic in Prince George’s County; The legislation is expected to be considered by the full Senate in the coming weeks WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi MfumeRead More →

MARTINSBURG – Caroline “Danske” Bedinger Dandridge, was a poet, horticulturist, garden writer and amateur historian who lived in West Virginia and wrote several books on the history of the area, gardening and poetry. “All of his literary works were inspired by West Virginia,” said Angela Lawrence, WVU Family and CommunityRead More →

Rainy day in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott) ‘Midsummer’ starts next month — “Synetic Theatre, the birthplace of American physical theater and movement-based storytelling, announces the return of its acclaimed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and choreographed by the company’s co-founders , Paata and IrinaRead More →

Adams County Commissioners are calling for increased state funding to support essential community mental health services. The three commissioners passed a resolution at their Thursday meeting calling for appropriate funding in the next state budget for fiscal year 2022-23 “to support the crumbling mental health system.” Commissioners are calling forRead More →

Triblock HR, explicitly developed for Bahamian businesses, automates HR tasks, dramatically increasing efficiency NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Plato Alpha, a Bahamas-owned and operated software development company, echoes the theme of this year’s International Human Resources Day (May 20) – “HR Shapes the New Future”, through the launch of Triblock HR; aRead More →

Air ducts have been recognized by government agencies like the EPA and researchers as having a direct influence on the air quality that homeowners and their families enjoy. However, air ducts are often neglected, which can have serious consequences for the health and well-being of people at home. Noble AirRead More →

Library administrators will meet on Tuesday GOSHEN — The Goshen Public Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be held at the GPL Auditorium, 601 S. 5th Street, according to a press release. The school board will host a session GOSHEN — A Fairfield School BoardRead More →

The photo shows the Kuching South City Council building at Jalan Padungan. Councilors should be elected, not appointed, in all local authorities in Sarawak, the columnist says. I have been following the reports on local elections in the UK with some interest. What is the attitude of Malaysian politicians, especiallyRead More →

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Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Cem Özdemir resumes sponsorship of “Discover Your Local Market”. The campaign, led by the German association GFI Deutsche Frischemärkte eV, is the German component of the international “Love your Local Market” movement. It unites more than 400 weekly markets in Germany’s metropolitan areas toRead More →

The Lenoir City Council approved the distribution of $1.45 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for local projects impacting downtown tourism and business promotion and bonuses for employees from the city. Lenoir City received $2.76 million from the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, which was created by the state toRead More →

Mental health has become a mainstream discussion among Traverse City leaders this week, with the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) and the Northwest Michigan Coalition to End Homelessness addressing challenges related to a lack of local day shelters and disruptive user behavior of the Library, Traverse City and Grand TraverseRead More →

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 →

Residents looking for fresh, organic food in the community can now stop by the local Farmington Market, located at 790 Kings Lane, which opened its doors last week. Farmington Local Market is a local farm-to-table grocery store that will sell Farmington Angus Beef as well as other local produce likeRead 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 →