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SOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 today to approve a petition to operate a metal shredder on Smilax Road in Olive Township. Despite heavy opposition to the project among some residents of New Carlisle and Olive...
Tuesday night, the St. Joseph County Council voted to buy only American made vehicles and to buy some Japanese vehicles too. Multimedia - Watch The Video The Council found itself between a rock and a hard place. It had two ordinances to vote on...
Tags: Politics, Hybrid Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Prius, Elections
ReutersSAO PAULO/FORTALEZA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's two biggest cities agreed on Wednesday to revoke an increase in public transportation fares that set off demonstrations that have grown into nationwide protests against poor public services, inflation and...
It's about time to move past the "let the rich folks pay for the beaches" mindset, according to Protect Our Beaches Inc., a coalition that sponsored what it characterized as a "wake-up call" Saturday at the Boca Resort & Club. Boca Resort president...
Tags: Highland Beach
The Times editorializes Wednesday against a portion of the state budget bill that would let cities, counties, school districts and other local government agencies decide for themselves whether to comply with the California Public Records Act. The Times&...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCity and county officials hope to quickly attract a new hotel to Hustonville Road once the Country Hearth Inn closes its doors Friday. The community will lose about $18,000 of room tax revenues each year if the site remains vacant, according to Jennifer...
The Winchester SunA combination grant and loan from the state’s Department of Local Government could help the City of Winchester become more energy efficient. The Winchester Board of Commissioners approved a resolution at Tuesday’s regular meeting allowing...
Tags: Government Contracts
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Brian Calley has signed a bill giving local governments in Michigan power to restrict the use of fireworks on the day before, during and after a national holiday. After lawmakers legalized louder, more powerful...
First Amendment advocates are accusing Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers of slipping a stealth attack on government transparency into the massive budget bills that passed last week. The measure, approved by the Legislature on Friday and expected to...
Tags: Mark Leno, Politics, Regional Authority, Government, Jerry Brown
The Hartford Courant— A church school's application to continue its participation in an annual state tax credit program won approval Tuesday by the town council. The vote followed a public hearing on a request from the school at St. Paul Church, which has an estimated...
Since February, Tinley Park has relied on a temp worker to fill a hole in the village treasurer's office, leasing an accountant from a business based in Deerfield. That company, GovTempsUSA, "focuses on providing staffing resources to local...
Reuters(Reuters) - Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum resigned on Tuesday, a day after he was charged with fraud and corruption in the latest major Canadian municipal scandal. "I am going to put my energies into my defense and into my family," said Applebaum, who...
Tags: Interior Policy, Crimes, Montreal (Canada), Prosecution, Judges
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