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Would a strong mayoral system break Hamilton’s stalemate or weaken voters?

The provincial Progressive Conservatives question that when it comes to playing with municipalities. More than 22 years after Mike Harris’ government pushed Hamilton and its surrounding municipalities to merge, Premier…

Murder trial begins in downtown Seattle gang shooting that leaves 1 dead and 6 injured

Seventeen King County Superior Court jurors were told on Thursday they would be given a crash course in Seattle’s gang culture during the murder trial of a man charged in…

WFIRM researchers create cancer-specific organoid system to study bacterial effects on immunotherapy

Newswise – WINSTON-SALEM, NC – July 29, 2022 – Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) are using a tumor organoid system to examine the effects of…

Truck that caught fire, exploded on I-5 in Seattle was carrying oxygen, propane and more

RAW VIDEO: Explosions after truck catches fire on I-5 in Seattle SEATTLE – The southbound lanes of Interstate 5 closed Thursday afternoon at Downtown Seattle after a welding vehicle caught…

City Council of Elba implements truck route ordinance for city center | New

Elba City Council met Monday evening, July 25, and City Clerk Sally Bane announced that the city had received waivers for roads that the state was handing over to the…

City of Waterloo plans to develop potential downtown | Waterloo / Courier Marshall

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Downtown parking contract signed, new parking system coming soon

BATON ROUGE – Parish City has finally signed a contract for a new on-street parking system in downtown Baton Rouge. The first delivery of parking bollards has arrived and could…

Chesterfield opens the door to TIF financing in the “downtown” | Chesterfield

The Town of Chesterfield paved the way for landowners in the southwest quadrant of the Village of Chesterfield to use Tax Increment Financing (TIF). The area includes both the Wildhorse…

LODO POLICE SHOOTING: Man shot dead by police in crowded downtown guards lawyer

DENVER (KDVR) – A man shot dead by police in a crowded city center has retained legal representation after the shooting was investigated and the circumstances of the incident come…

Lyon Township Growth Leads to Plans for Downtown New Hudson Neighborhood

Perhaps no community in Michigan has experienced such rapid change as Lyon Township. The community nestled in the southwest corner of Oakland County has become a destination, with a massive…

Avalon Park Wesley Chapel opens downtown

Do you dream of living where you work and working where you play? Look no further than the Avalon Park Wesley Chapel! Avalon Park Wesley Chapel held a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

Yolo County launches new color-coded warning system to notify residents of COVID-19 risk – CBS Sacramento

DAVIS – COVID-19 cases are increasing in Yolo County. To slow the spread, the county is launching a new warning system to let people know when they should wear masks…

Fire near Seattle downtown camp

A late night fire near a camp in downtown Seattle. No injuries were reported in the Friday evening fire which occurred at the intersection of Mercer Street on Fairview Avenue…

Meetings on joint Odessa/Midland hospital system underway

Medical Center Hospital, 500 W 4th St, Odessa. A group including area business and community leaders has been meeting for approximately eight months on the possibility of establishing a regional…

Family Fresh Mex Brings an Authentic Mexican Flair to the Downtown Columbia Neighborhood

As customers salivate over homemade queso and steak-stuffed flour burritos, Family Fresh Mex owner Jesus Ramirez watches with a smile. But the service isn’t over yet, as Ramirez personally visits…

What to Stream: The Greatest Directors From Hollywood’s Golden Age of the Studio System

“Dance, Girl, Dance” (Apple TV, Prime Video and other services) “The Bride Wore Red” (Apple TV and Prime Video) * “Happy We’re Going to Hell” Busby Berkeley Wrongly considered a…

Brampton wins federal funding to study zero-emission buses as transit system fails to meet green goals

Public transit is key for municipalities committed to a more sustainable future. Buses that still run on dirty diesel are by far the biggest contributor to City Hall’s overall carbon…

Cedar Rapids lands $9 million state award to fuel downtown development

This rendering shows plans for the $81.5 million First and First West mixed-use development and the nearby 5-in-1 Dam Bypass on the Cedar River. (Courtesy of the City of Cedar…

Clyburn: Bill funds projects; SCSU, museum, water system can get money | Local

A US House-approved bill contains funds for local projects, including a new ROTC building at South Carolina State University, the Orangeburg Railroad Corner revitalization effort, and the regional water of…

City of Dayton receives grant to revitalize downtown

DAYTON, Va. (WHSV) – Changes are coming to downtown Dayton. The city recently received the first part of a block grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development…

Montgomery is looking to expand its public transportation system

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The city of Montgomery and public transportation officials are looking to expand the transit system. Some people have to wait up to 90 minutes for a…

Iowa City Downtown District adds more than 1,100 beds this year

The Downtown District of Iowa City currently has approximately 2,000 residents living within the district boundaries. ICDD CREDIT According to information released by the ICDD, numerous…

Proposed Riverfront Amphitheater for Downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (CelebrityAccess) – A $116 million waterfront amphitheater project is on the way for downtown Grand Rapids. The proposal to build a…

“My heart breaks for all of Tappahannock.” A fire devastates the city’s downtown | State and Area News

The cleaning continued on Sunday at Tappahannock where a fast-moving blaze swept through many downtown buildings on Friday. Several firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion, but otherwise there were no…

Results and partnerships helping turn the page for downtown Seattle

Green shoots of progress are evident throughout downtown Seattle as we emerge from the depths of the pandemic. People are once again lining up outside food trucks and at Amazon’s…

Solar system for White Plains completed

VSConstruction of what is described as Westchester County’s largest municipal solar power facility has been completed. The system is spread across nine sites owned by the City of White Plains.…

Leader of Maryland University System at Hagerstown Retires

A national search will be conducted this fall for Maryland’s university system for Hagerstown’s next executive director, Mark Halsey retiring this month after more than a decade on the job.…

Maryland Seafood Chain Brings Maine Lobster to Downtown Seattle

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls, a popular Maryland seafood chain, is opening its first West Coast location in downtown Seattle on August 4. lettuce and tomato. It also serves shrimp rolls…

A Half-Century Tradition of Brilliant Service in Downtown Seattle

Nordstrom’s shoe shine family keeps feet clean. #k5evening SEATTLE — For nearly 50 years, customers have come to the lower level of Nordstrom’s flagship store in search of a shine…

Downtown Tyler receives the city’s 7th Historic District

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – The downtown Tyler neighborhood was recognized as a historic district during this morning’s city council meeting, followed by a celebration and unveiling ceremony on Wednesday afternoon.…

Stormwater plan would transform downtown along Main Street | Daily news alerts

WEST — A concept stormwater master plan for the downtown area along Main Street is being developed. Once implemented, the plan is expected to transform the area from an area…

Demand for monkeypox vaccine overwhelms New York system

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing demand for the monkeypox vaccine caused the appointment system to collapse in New York City, one of many places where supplies ran out almost as…

The Rewarding Climb to the Highest Point in the Colorado Springs Park System | Classic Happy Paths | The gallery

In less than 30 minutes you can be in downtown Colorado Springs, then on ridges with spectacular views – on your way to Mount Muscoco. This is one of the…

Understaffed and Under Federal Investigation, Texas Juvenile Detention System Halts Admission | New

Texas’ juvenile detention system has shut down and will no longer accept new children because they are ‘bleeding’ staff, and officials fear they won’t be able to ensure the safety…

Wiedmer: Why can’t Chattanooga build a better school system and a better ballpark?

With our sincere apologies to 16th century rapper Billy Shake, it seems our beautiful city has been dominated by the following choice: “To build or not to build (a new…

Renton man charged with allegedly selling fentanyl in downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

KING COUNTY, Wash. — A Renton man has been charged with allegedly selling fentanyl in downtown Seattle. The King County District Attorney’s Office has charged Tahvon Gregory Mitchell with violating…

Hannover rolls out new parking system

Paying to park in downtown Hannover has gone high-tech. The Borough of York County has updated its parking operations with the implementation of Passport Parking software. The software implementation upgrades…

Downtown Seattle office workers are back in offices at less than half the pre-COVID rate | Washington

(The Center Square) — Although the COVID-19 pandemic is largely in the rearview mirror, office workers in downtown Seattle are still returning at half the pre-pandemic rate. The Downtown Seattle…

Woman using personal lessons to change the justice system

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – After spending more than two decades in prison, a woman is using her second chance at freedom to change the system for others returning from incarceration. Tyra…

Collingswood wins grant to improve access to its downtown neighborhood

SOUTH JERSEY – Collingswood is one of many communities in Camden County that recently received funding from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board of Directors to improve and provide…

Ride the Line, the public transport system for the 2022 World Games – here’s what you need to know

City officials, TWG 2022 CEO and mascots with Chinese Taipei sports team doctors. (Camille Womack/Bham Now) On Tuesday, July 5, Mayor Randall Woodfin, Nick Sellers, CEO of the 2022 World…

Moto Pizza opens second location in downtown Seattle

If you’re a huge pizza fan, chances are you’ve explored Seattle’s pizza scene. After all, our city is full of amazing pizzerias to choose from. That being said, there is…

‘It’s a fire-dependent system’: State Parks uses prescribed burns

“If you don’t use fire, you can’t remove these surface fuels,” Dan Shaw, California State Parks Sierra District natural resources chief, said of the rationale for prescribed fires on park…

Developers offer official first look at new downtown Huntsville neighborhood

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – This week, developers offered the first official look at Front Row – Rocket City’s new mixed-use neighborhood located in the heart of downtown Huntsville. According to…

Maritime Shorts: online ticketing system for ferries, lobster races, shark detection buoy

Online ticketing system for ferries ROCKLAND – The Maine Department of Transportation announced that Maine State Ferry Service customers can now purchase ferry tickets online. Customers who choose to purchase…