Local grant program to speed up evaluation times The NSW Government has developed a new scheme to help support 14 selected councils across the state in the assessments of Development Applications (DA) and Planning Proposals (PP). The $4.9 million program will allow boards to allocate additional resources and implement processRead More →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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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 →

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain,Read 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 →

San Bruno completed its move to district elections last week, with a council split vote finalizing the process amid calls to consider other possibilities and friction over an election cycle that removes the ability of vice- mayor to seek re-election. The vote officially overturns the city’s current system in whichRead More →

Design work is underway on elementary buildings in the Fremont Public Schools system, while schematic designs have been completed for construction projects at Fremont High School. The FPS this week announced an update on project planning for a $123 million bond issue passed by Fremont voters in September 2021. “WeRead More →

City school officials held a grand opening Thursday for a new community wellness center at Fallon Park Elementary School in southeast Roanoke. The LIFT Center, which stands for “Local Impact for Tomorrow,” will provide pediatric, dental, mental health, and educational services to students and their families. School superintendent Verletta WhiteRead More →

Eleven nonprofit, public and private entities announced March 10 the formation of the Cleveland Talent Alliance to develop a transparent and coordinated system to identify, attract, navigate, engage, onboard and retain top talent in Cleveland, with a focus initial on the rapidly growing IT/technology sectors, including financial services, healthcare andRead More →

When State Sen. Josh Becker, D-San Mateo, introduced a bill to “establish the minor league baseball players’ bill of rights,” I was skeptical. My first thought was that it wasn’t going anywhere. The minor league system used by Major League Baseball is so antiquated and so heavily weighted in favorRead More →

WASHINGTON (March 12, 2022)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards for local Navy operations. Contracts for March 7, 2022 No contractual data applicable. Contracts for March 8, 2022 Northrop Grumman System Corp., San Diego, CAis assigned a $97,314,948 Amendment (P00007) to a previously awarded Cost PlusRead More →

imaginechina Shanghai prosecutors explored a better way to help local businesses set up corporate compliance systems. Corporate compliance broadly means adhering to rules and measures to ensure that employees and companies comply with relevant laws, standards and policies, touching on many aspects such as data security and property rights intelligenceRead More →

By Katie Lobosco, CNN States and local governments are stepping up plans to spend the billions of dollars provided by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last year. The law, enacted about 100 days ago, will provide $550 billion for new federal infrastructure investments over the next five years.Read More →

Wayne DeFrancesco is the new teaching professional at Peninsula Golf & Country Club near Millsboro. He started working there last August and is preparing for the golf season at the club’s impressive driving range. DeFrancesco is also good pals with Everett Farr, an avid golfer and engineer from Philadelphia. FarrRead More →

ADAM ROGAN Stop illegal immigration before securing legal immigration. This is the position of US Representative Bryan Steil, R-Wis. “We have a broken legal immigration system and we have a broken illegal immigration system,” Steil, whose district includes all of Racine and Kenosha counties, said during a roundtable on fentanylRead More →