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Scheduling requests approved and denied in Swindon this week

EASTCOTT: The developers want to transform a former lawyer’s office in the old town into two apartments. Few details were submitted in the application, but the plans seek permission to convert the basement of the office into a one-bedroom studio and to convert the first and second floors of the …

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OVER TIME: Week of March 9, 2022 | News

100 years ago American Legion post Roy Hamm of Monticello will present “a pair of sixes” at the Monticello Opera. It can be seen on two different nights. The Village of DeLand’s board meeting last Monday evening included discussions on items such as repairing the village hall chimney and purchasing …

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Council’s piecemeal approach to permanent outdoor dining

Photo: Eddie Panta Yesterday’s Yes vote brings the city a big step closer to full-right outdoor seating in front of restaurants and bars, but it continues to fragment the permanent plan in effect. The passing of a bill to remove zoning restrictions on sidewalks and roadside cafes by City Council …

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Philadelphia and CSX railroad collide over who pays to fix a bridge

As if city life in Southwest Philadelphia wasn’t tough enough, along comes one of the wealthiest railroad companies in the country, offering to tear down a decaying bridge and transform the busy street in front of your business into a permanent cul-de-sac. The same goes for Bill Janes and other …

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Fascinating oral history project at Brough House opens Sunday | Maitland’s Mercury

news, Brough House will open its doors with an exciting exhibition on Sunday February 13, telling the stories of students and teachers from Maitland Girls High School during Maitland’s time during World War II. The oral history project was organized by Friends of Grossmann and Brough Houses, who interviewed 15 …

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Pedicab company seeks approval from Asheville City Council

Jordan Hrivnak is ready to start pedaling. He knows the hills of Asheville can be brutal for bikers, but that doesn’t stop his dream of opening a rickshaw business downtown this spring, putting a new spin on urban transportation. However, not everyone shares his enthusiasm. The Asheville City Council heard …

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Will electric vehicles replace horse-drawn carriages in Central Park? [A Byte Out of the Big Apple]

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories straight to your inbox. When I was young, I saved all my money in …

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Retail, planned apartments in area along Trinity River near WestBend

By Bob Francis A prominent location on the Trinity River that has lain vacant for years could soon see development. The 9.5-acre site is located at 1500 Merrimac Circle, just north of and adjoining Trademark’s WestBend development. At the Fort Worth Zoning Commission meeting on January 12, Carriage House Development …

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When Dick Turpin used a Ribble Valley pub to start his career in crime

One historian has revealed the incredible connection between one of the world’s most infamous highwaymen and a former Ribble Valley pub. Simon Entwistle, who runs ghost tours and talks about Ribble Valley and the Pendle Witches, produced a video about the Punch Bowl pub in Hurst Green eight years ago. …

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Eric Adams was sworn in as mayor of New York | New York

New York’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn in shortly after midnight yesterday. It was a good time for a cop-turned-politician who indicated he plans to give some personal panache back to a metropolis stricken by a pandemic, political strife and an incumbent mayor whose polls rank below even Donald …

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New deli plans for the Newport shed

A FORMER hostel in Newport looks set for a new lease of life, with plans to turn it into an approved deli. Located next to the Tredegar Arms pub in Bassaleg, the site is said to have been built in the mid-19th century and served as the hostel’s shed. More …

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Logansport officials consider ways to preserve properties

September 29 — The condition of neglected properties dominated Wednesday’s works council meeting, from the oldest property in Logansport to cleaning up problematic properties. Domicile Square at 2108 North St. was built in 1836, and Paul Willham, communications director for Logansport Landmarks, brought its condition to the attention of the …

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Meet the candidate

It is not easy to know the candidate. Take, for example, Maxime Bernier of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC). As this election unfolded and debates were planned, his party was excluded from national debates held in French and English. The PPC does not have an elected member of the …

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Center of the Arts Approved for Sherborne House

A NEW arts and entertainment center has been approved for the Sherborne House. The move has been described as ‘brilliant news’ for the city’s economy, also saving the crumbling building. The Dorset Council area planning committee unanimously approved the request in an online meeting (Tuesday). It will repair and expand …

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Relaxed exclusion zoning: the impact on REI

President Biden has been clear on many points, and his position on exclusionary zoning certainly is. His countryside The website states, “Exclusion zoning has been strategically used for decades to drive people of color and low-income families away from certain communities. As president, Biden will enact legislation requiring that any …

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National City businesses eligible for zero-interest $ 5,000 pandemic relief loans

The thousand cars in National City. Courtesy of the National Town Chamber of Commerce National city and the South County Economic Development Council announced they would provide $ 5,000 loans with no monthly payments and no interest to small businesses during the pandemic. Small at-risk businesses will share a total …

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Affordable downtown San Jose housing complex secures Google funding – Marin Independent Journal

SAN JOSE – A large residential complex under development in downtown San Jose, near Google’s proposed transit village, has secured key funding from a unit of the tech titan. McEvoy Apartments, a complex under development in downtown San Jose by First Community Housing, has secured a loan from Google Endeavor …

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Superior prepays a $ 2.6 million loan from Kestrel Aircraft

The Upper City Council closed the chapter on Kestrel Aircraft Company on Tuesday, March 2. The company had hoped to revolutionize the general aviation industry by building its K-350 – a carbon composite turboprop aircraft – at Superior, creating 600 jobs. Kestrel announced that it would build its manufacturing facility …

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