Plan to waive liquor license fees could take revenue from Pennsylvania municipalities

Municipal leaders weighed in Friday on a lifeline Gov. Tom Wolf proposed for the bar and restaurant industry a day prior, with some saying it might help businesses but could also take away from revenue at a time when every little bit helps.

“Losing any money right now is big,” said

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Holding Big Oil accountable; Protect Liberty State Park; Jersey City council got housing ordinance right | Letters

Momentum rising against Big Oil

Ed Potosnak is right (“More NJ cities should follow Hoboken’s lead, sue Big Oil”). ExxonMobil and other Big Oil companies deserve to be held accountable for misleading the public for decades about the climate change damages they knew their products would cause.

However, he understated the growing nationwide level of support for such efforts. To date, more than 20 municipalities across the country have filed

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Taxpayers fund waterparks, cafes and golf courses; how much is too much?



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So I like Tom Campenni. A Stuart resident and former City Commissioner, he puts out the weekly “Friends & Neighbors of Martin County” newsletter which, every now and then, takes a polite swipe at yours truly.

Such was the case in his Oct. 17 newsletter, where he disagreed completely with my recent take on Stuart’s Sailfish Splash Waterpark.

The park, I

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Manitowoc Eternal Flame fund closes in on goal, Veterans Day event set

Published 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020 | Updated 11:26 a.m. CT Oct. 23, 2020


Manitowoc celebrated the completion of the Waldo Boulevard project with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday with state and local officials.

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An effort to keep Manitowoc’s Eternal Flame burning is closing in on its $200K goal

The Save the Flame fund to keep the Manitowoc Eternal Flame

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Relocating parts of ancient woodlands to make way for HS2 is flawed idea, ecologists say

HS2 has been accused of creating a “smokescreen for destruction” with a strategy to relocate soils from ancient woodlands facing destruction to make way for the high-speed train line.

HS2 yesterday acknowledged that there was limited evidence for the success of its strategy of translocating soils and tree stumps from woodlands in Warwickshire, but argued that it is better to do so than not. 

Ecologists told the BBC that moving

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Denver Most Expensive Homes for Sale October 2020

Over the summer, the average cost of a single family home in Denver blew past $600,000, propelled by strong demand and a limited market. Moreover, the October trends report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors maintains that sales of luxury properties — those valued at more than $1 million — remain brisk, too.

Still, all pricey pads are not moving quickly. Our look at the five most expensive homes

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35 experiences worth giving this holiday season

Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.

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Ontwa Township seeks input on parks plan – Leader Publications

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Area residents still have time to make their voices heard regarding the future of Ontwa Township parks.

Ontwa Township is currently seeking input on its five-year parks plan. A five-year plan allows the township to assess the parks’ current conditions and plan for the community’s future recreational needs. Additionally, the plan will enable the township to apply for grants and receive funding for various park, recreation and

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How coronavirus is reshaping America’s job market

The widespread displacement of jobs has set off a scramble among workers to find new skills and careers — a situation that also presents a challenge for the government as it seeks to keep people employed and off the relief rolls. House Democrats are exploring pandemic aid that would fund efforts to retrain workers, providing them the skills needed to find jobs in other industries.

“When things shut down, there

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Newark withdraws proposal for tax increase | News

Newark officials have withdrawn a proposal for a 1 percent tax hike in 2021.

The tax hike would have generated $39,000 in 2021. A reduction in employee health care costs will help make up for not having that additional revenue, as the premium renewal cost came in lower than expected, according to city spokeswoman Jayme Gravell. The city will also reduce a capital project by $20,000.

The tax increase was

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Answers to your questions about how climate change affects winter recreation in Maine

Maine has long been a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts who in winter have gone downhill skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. But as climate change makes sub-freezing temperatures and sufficient snowpack less consistent, and as tourists seek out new kinds of experiences, traditional winter outdoor recreation businesses in Maine are having to adjust.

Some ski resorts have suffered through slow winters due to a relative lack of snow, while opportunities

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Coronavirus Today: ‘COVID, COVID, pandemic, COVID’

Good evening. I’m Amina Khan, a science reporter here at the L.A. Times, and I’ll be filling you in on all the essential coronavirus news as we continue to make our way through the pandemic. It’s Thursday, Oct. 22. Here’s what’s happening within California and beyond.

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Students Sue University of New Haven for Switching to Online Classes During Pandemic

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