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  • New rail station to pump up stretch of downtown WPB

    New rail station to pump up stretch of downtown WPB
    –All Aboard Florida's modernistic new train station is expected to help revitalize a ragged stretch of downtown between Clematis Street and City Place, officials said Monday as plans for the new stop were unveiled. Renderings show a 60,000-square-...
  • Council closer to complying with do-not-hire list

    Council closer to complying with do-not-hire list
    Chicago aldermen today moved closer to agreeing not to hire workers who had been fired by the city for misconduct or left City Hall while facing allegations later deemed credible. The Committee on Workforce Development and Audit recommended making...
  • Oak Park plans to offer financial aid for co-op

    Oak Park plans to offer financial aid for co-op
    The Oak Park Village Board supports giving Sugar Beet Co-op $250,000 to help open a retail store and an additional $250,000 in credit but is seeking an agreement to have some of the money paid back. The co-op leased the ground floor of a building at...
  • Broward Inspector General faults Margate CRA for misconduct

    The city's redevelopment agency "intentionally" kept millions of taxpayer dollars that were supposed to be used for redevelopment projects over several years, according to a finding released Tuesday by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. The...
  • Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

    The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation. In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
  • Bridgeport Open To Taking In Immigrant Kids

    Washington – The City of Bridgeport is exploring whether it has the facilities that would meet federal requirements to host some of the Central American migrant children who are in overcrowded federal holding centers along the borders, said a city...
  • Full text of McAuliffe's SWaM executive order

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order 20, meant to send more contracts toward small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, is a good deal longer and more detailed than the high points I've tried to cover here. It's pasted below. If you've got some...
  • Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates

    Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates
    Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
  • Planners give OK to liquor sales for gambling cafe

    Planners give OK to liquor sales for gambling cafe
    Requests by Betty's Bistro to sell alcohol and stay open later will be sent to the Homer Glen Village Board with the recommendation of the Plan Commission, meaning it could become the second video gambling establishment in town to have a liquor license....
  • Palm Beach County lessens sex offender residency restrictions

    Palm Beach County lessens sex offender residency restrictions
    The threat of a court fight prompted Palm Beach County Tuesday to ease restrictions on where convicted sexual offenders can live. The county had been prohibiting sexual offenders from living within 2,500 feet of schools, school bus stops, day care...
  • Hampton's Wallace named to panel on local government mandates

    Hampton Mayor George Wallace is one of the five people Gov. Terry McAuliffe just named ot the Governor’s Task Force for Local Government Mandates. The others are the mayor of Lexington, Carroll County's administrator, Chesterfield County's...