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Mayor-President Monique B. Boulet announces Interim Chief of Police

Lafayette Mayor-President Monique B. Boulet has named an interim Chief of Police after Judith Estorge resigned as chief earlier this month due to personal reasons. Mayor-President Boulet announced Paul Trouard as the Interim Chief of Police. Trouard has 27 years of experience in various facets of law enforcement. “I have full confidence in Chief Trouard’s […]

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Linden NJ mayor, schools hit with suit claiming antisemitic hiring

LINDEN – A former assistant superintendent of schools has gone to court, alleging he was forced to quit because he objected to an “antisemitic and illegal scheme” by the mayor, school superintendent and school board president to “keep Linden from by being ‘taken over’ by Jews.” Paul Oliveira, who joined the district as assistant superintendent […]

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City Council divided in election for new VP between Carrico, Boylan | #citycouncil

City Council members will head to their own polls Tuesday to decide their next leaders — votes that in recent years have had little-to-no competition.  Current Council Vice President Randy White has all but locked up his new position as the only presidential candidate, but two council members are still in the running to serve […]

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Muncie mayor orders raises for city workers without council’s approval

MUNCIE, Ind. — Even though no overall contract agreement has been reached between the city administration and the union representing civilian municipal employees, Mayor Dan Ridenour ordered the city to start paying out a 10% raise to those employees beginning this month. The raise is on par with the percentage pay increases given to city […]

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Why Regina Maestri wants to change seats on Pueblo City Council | #citycouncil

Pueblo City Council is dealing with its second vacancy in the past few months after at-large Councilor Charles “Chuck” Hernandez resigned to spend more time with his grandchildren. Council swiftly moved to accept applications from the public when now-Mayor Heather Graham had to resign from city council — 36 people applied and Hernandez was selected. […]

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Proposed referendum to change Venice City Council terms up for hearing | #citycouncil

VENICE – The Venice City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposed referendum that would ask city voters to approve a change in term lengths from three-years to four for council members and end the practice of sending city voters to the polls every year.  Instead, city elections would be conducted in even years and […]

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Milwaukee mayor and Hillary Clinton take selfie at White House dinner

Mayor Cavalier Johnson attended a glamorous dinner at the White House this week — and had “an absolutely phenomenal seat mate.” The mayor beamed in a selfie with his “seat mate” — former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — in a post on X, and thanked Clinton for imparting “so much wisdom and encouragement for […]

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Aniece Germain resignation to be discussed by Cranston City Council | #citycouncil

CRANSTON – The City Council on Tuesday will revisit the subject of former Ward 2 Councilor Aniece Germain’s sudden resignation last month. The discussion will center on a letter Steven Brown, executive director of Rhode Island’s ACLU, a civil-rights advocacy group, sent to the council following Germain’s resignation. Nicole Renzulli, a Republican city-wide councilor, introduced […]

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Quincy school board to hire lawyer in with city council | #citycouncil

QUINCY ‒ The school board decided to hire its own legal counsel in an escalating conflict with the city council. The turf war picked up steam when the council passed a law, which Mayor Thomas Koch then signed, that closes schools on Lunar New Year. This came six weeks after the school board approved a calendar […]

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Rutherford Mayor Joe Carr vetoes P.E.A.Y. name on building

Commissioner Robert Peay Jr. now wants ‘Kittrell’ on building Mayor Carr says ‘hundreds’ ask him to veto P.E.A.Y. name Commissioner Pettus Read opposes using P.E.A.Y. name Commissioner Steve Pearcy suggests name should be A.E.P.Y. Kittrell residents speak before county commissioners on naming issue Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr used his first veto to oppose the […]

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