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WV Fest returns to Charles Town as downtown continues to thrive | Journal-news

Participants line the streets of Charles Town during a recent WV Fest. The event, which celebrates West Virginia’s birthday, is set to return this year after a two-year absence due…

Governor declares state of emergency as powerful weather system moves through state

Governor Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency on Saturday due to a powerful violent weather system generating heavy rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail and strong straight winds affecting much of…

Nearly 3 dozen people arrested in downtown Seattle staged retail theft

35 people arrested for organized robbery in downtown Seattle Seattle police officers arrested 35 people in a downtown retail robbery. SEATTLE – Seattle police officers arrested 35 people in a…

Downtown district faces 8% increase in levies to fund ongoing GDR activities – Rochester Minnesota news, weather, sports

Rochester Downtown Alliance plans to raise an additional $ 26,000 from the companies it represents next year. The organization, which is funded by a tax levy on a special service…

The downtown district faces an 8% increase in levies to finance ongoing RDA activities

The organization, which is funded by a tax levy on a special service district, kept its annual funding request unchanged last year, but requested the maximum increase of 8% this…

A for alignment: Downtown Seattle Association notes the candidates | Washington

(The Center Square) – The Downtown Seattle Association released its “Candidate score card” for city office candidates, who will face voters in less than a week. The nonprofit asked candidates…

Compromise reached on the authorized mix for mixed use

Above: This week, Planning, EDC and selectmen agreed on a revised zoning article they will ask voters to pass – in hopes of spurring revitalization of downtown Southborough without open…

Central / Downtown District Business Coalition: Crime Statistics Only Tell Part of the Story

By the Central / Downtown District Business Coalition Data can be a good thing. Everyone likes to have real, reliable numbers on hand to justify an argument. Unfortunately, statistics don’t…

Milford Wine Trail returns to downtown

MILFORD – A popular event to raise money for local charities is back this month. The 12th Annual Wine Route, organized by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA), returns to…

Seattle Downtown Businesses Urge City Council to Improve Security, Tackle ‘Rampant’ Crime

The Downtown Seattle Association wants elected officials to invest more in public safety and mental health services to help downtown businesses. SEATTLE – As Seattle City Council develops next year’s…

Washington’s Downtown District Expands With Zoning Change | Local News

After months of discussions, the Washington City Council voted on Monday to create a new downtown zoning district that city officials say could help spur construction and renovation of the…

“The income generated by the city center is vital”: the Jackson Street Market Days in Harlingen expand

HARLINGEN, TX (ValleyCentral) – Local shopping and supporting entrepreneurs are essential to a city’s growth, which is why the town of Harlingen is expanding its Jackson Street Market Days. Alexis…

Press release: Downtown District BIA wins awards

On Monday, September 27, the downtown Belleville neighborhood received two prestigious awards at the 2021 Business Improvement Zones (BIA) Awards hosted by the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) at their annual…

Hunterdon County grant will help High Bridge streamline downtown district rules

The Hunterdon County Council of Commissioners approved a grant to High Bridge designed to help develop the borough’s economy. The $ 9,162 grant will be used to work with borough…

Love, Seatown Campaign Aims to Help Downtown Seattle Businesses Recover

SEATTLE – The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has launched its new campaign, “Love, SeaTown,” calling on Seattle residents to return to downtown after the pandemic. As Seattle was one of…

‘It’s time to celebrate’: Durkan opens up about downtown Seattle takeover as reopening events begin

The “Welcome Back” weeks will take place from July 12 to 26 and will aim to relaunch the recovery of the city center after the COVID-19 pandemic. SEATTLE – Seattle…

Downtown Seattle business owners say recovery depends on city public safety

Seattle is working overtime to bring back its downtown core. The loss of tourists and office workers over the past year and a half has left the region struggling. The…

Carlisle to Make Open Container Supply Permanent in Downtown | Carlisle

Carlisle Borough is moving quickly to give its downtown bars, distilleries and breweries a way to continue serving drinks that customers can enjoy outside. Last year, Gov. Tom Wolf signed…

Downtown Seattle clothing store robbed “about a dozen times” in past year

Surveillance video captures thieves breaking into downtown Seattle store Surveillance video captured several thieves breaking into businesses in downtown Seattle and escaping with thousands of merchandise. SEATTLE – Surveillance video…

Council approves new downtown patio parklets

Moose Jaw & District Chamber of Commerce and Moose Jaw Downtown Association want patio parclets in downtown parking lots A structure known as the “patio parking lot” could allow residents…

“Welcome Back Weeks” for downtown Seattle to debut in July

On Wednesday, June 23, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and private partners announced a series of new initiatives to help downtown small businesses. One of the components revolves around events organized…

Kearney businesses are planting new roots in the town center

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) – Whether it’s a new location or just a young, vibrant neighborhood, some Kearney businesses are turning to The Bricks to put down roots. Contour Med +…

Iowa City Downtown District Offers $ 15,000 Grants To New Retailers

Maintain the balance “objective more urgent than ever”, according to the district “The vast majority of space interest comes from national and local restaurants and food establishments,” says Nancy Bird,…

Shawnee set to allow public drinking in downtown

Shawnee appears set to allow public drinking in an area covering four city blocks in the city’s downtown area. The Shawnee City Council unanimously agreed on Monday to direct city…

7 “must-haves” for the recovery of downtown Seattle

Every big city has a big downtown. Town centers are the heart of a region and help shape its brand and identity. Downtown Seattle is no exception – it’s the…