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  • Manchester Dems Pick Former School Board Member As Director

    Manchester Dems Pick Former School Board Member As Director
    MANCHESTER — A former school board member is the Democrats' choice to fill an expected vacancy on the board of directors. The Democratic Town Committee unanimously endorsed Margaret Hackett to take the seat when Mayor Leo Diana is confirmed as a...
  • Ibragim Todashev investigation: Still-anonymous FBI agent never questioned about killing

    Ibragim Todashev investigation: Still-anonymous FBI agent never questioned about killing
    A report on the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev answered a number of questions, but one mystery remains: the identity of the special agent who shot Todashev seven times. The anonymity is consistent with the agency's practice of not revealing the names...
  • Rocky Hill Budget Includes Higher Taxes

    ROCKY HILL – A declining grand list plus a 7 percent increase in spending equals a likely jump in property taxes for local residents and businesses, under the proposed 2014-2015 town budget released this week. The $70.9 million budget is based upon...
  • Westmont streets in need of repair

    Westmont streets in need of repair
    The cold and snowy winter has taken a toll on many streets in Westmont. "We have a pretty significant pothole problem going on," Public Works Director Stephen May told trustees at a village board meeting on March 20. "Every moment (during business...
  • Washington mudslide death count expected to jump above 25

    Washington mudslide death count expected to jump above 25
    Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives....
  • Police seek 'person of interest' in shooting at Chief Keef manager's house

    Police seek 'person of interest' in shooting at Chief Keef manager's house
    Northfield police have identified and are searching for a “person of interest” in the last week's shooting at the rented home of Chief Keef's manager, authorities say. “Now, we're trying to locate him,” Police Chief William...
  • Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]

    Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]
    I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
  • Palm Beach County proposal to import trash raises concerns

    Palm Beach County proposal to import trash raises concerns
    Palm Beach County could become the dumping ground for pharmaceutical waste from Georgia and trash from Broward and Miami-Dade counties under a proposal to try to make money by importing outside communities' discards. The imported trash would be burned in...
  • How can Chicago attract more tourists?

     How can Chicago attract more tourists?
    Chicago is hosting the U.S. Travel Association's trade show, which starts this weekend at McCormick Place. The city aims to attract 55 million tourists a year by 2020; we asked six people how Chicago can reach its goal. Tout 'the great American city'...
  • Plastic bag ban? Not so fast, aldermen say

    Plastic bag ban? Not so fast, aldermen say
    Although some Chicago aldermen hope to approve a plastic bag ban by the end of the month, a majority of the City Council is saying, "Not so fast." Ald. George Cardenas, 12th, has called for an April 15 vote at the Health and Environmental Protection...
  • Give cities some say on vacation rentals

    Give cities some say on vacation rentals
    If you live next to someone who rents their home as a vacation property, you know the nuisance. "It's noise, it's traffic, it's parking, it's sanitation," says Fort Lauderdale City Manager Lee Feldman. "Basically, it's the commercialization of...