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Biggest tax relief program in NJ history? What we know so far

It is becoming increasingly clear that some form of tax relief will be included in the next state budget, but few details have emerged on a plan to do so. This includes how much, in what form, for whom and what income requirements would be included. On Wednesday, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Woodbridge) said he […]

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New Bedford perfect for new Federal Research Agency headquarters

Massachusetts is competing to host the new Advanced Research Projects in Health Agency (ARPA-H) headquarters for biomedical research. Governor Charlie Baker and members of the higher education and policy communities joined leaders of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council on Monday to formally announce the Commonwealth’s interest in hosting ARPA-H. The Hill describes the $6.5 billion initiative […]

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Liquid Hand Soap Market Expected to Perceive Substantial Growth in 2030 – SMU Daily Mustang

the global liquid hand soap market the size is estimated at 2.71 billion USD in 2020 and reach 5.34 billion USD in 2027, at a CAGR of 12.1% over the forecast period (2021-2027). Liquid soap is a cleaning agent formulated in various chemicals, scents, colors, etc. i.e. used in daily routine activities. Liquid hand soaps […]

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Areas of NJ near Joint Base will soon be noisy

For those of us who live within earshot of Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, some days are noisier than others. Some of those noisy days (and nights) are coming in the next few weeks. The Base publishes “noise calendars” to notify nearby residents (and you don’t have to be nearby to hear the noise) when […]

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Teenager dies after being shot in the head in Paterson, NJ

Five people were shot dead on a street in Paterson on Wednesday night, including a 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head on Thursday night. Shots were fired around 10:20 p.m. in the Madison Street and Essex Street area in the Sandy Hill section of Paterson, according to Passaic County District Attorney Camelia M. […]

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Malayali Tom Aditya, Mayor of Bristol-Bradley Stoke, appointed chair of South Gloucestershire Community Forum

Just months after being elected mayor of Bristol-Bradley Stoke, Councilor Tom Aditya, from Ranni, Kerala, has been appointed chair of South Gloucestershire Council’s Community Engagement Forum (CEF). He won the election in a direct contest against another candidate from Boyd Valley. As Chair of the CEF Network, Aditya will also sit as a member of […]

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Residents accuse Bradford at Avon City Council of ‘jumping the gun’ with community lodge proposals

ANGRY residents have accused Bradford at Avon City Council of ‘jumping the gun’ with his proposals for a new community pavilion on a local green space at Culver Close Playgrounds. The proposed new facility would replace the Cricket Club’s existing premises at Pound Lane and provide accommodation for local sports clubs and other community users. […]

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Avon revisits the retail marijuana offering in town

At its meeting on Tuesday, May 10, Avon City Council will discuss the possibility of bringing two tax issues to voters in November.City of Avon/Courtesy Photo In 2014, following the legalization of marijuana across the state, Avon passed an ordinance banning marijuana businesses in town. However, last fall, members of the City Council‘s Planning and […]

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Cities where the most veterans live – 24/7 Wall St.

Young Americans join the armed forces for many reasons, including the opportunity to learn new skills, get physically fit, and earn financial aid to pay for their education. Odon’t however, the most common reasons are to serve the country. In addition to more th2.3km awayThe lion’s share of active duty service members, the United States […]

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NJ homebuyers unfazed by market downturn, hesitant to compromise

The Federal Reserve’s half-point interest rate hike announced last week was aimed at curbing inflation, but could impact a post-pandemic winning streak for the U.S. housing market. Prior to the Fed’s decision, Bank of America surveyed current owners and potential buyers about their attitudes and preferences. It may already feel like the housing market is […]

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How bag companies can/will benefit from Jersey’s bag ban

Well, here we are, the New Jersey bag ban has begun and you won’t get one of those evil single-use plastic bags when you leave your local grocery store or convenience store anymore. But rest assured, somewhere a bird or a turtle lives another day because of it. You know who else is going to […]

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Cleanup of historic site improves Fort Edward’s view of Windsor, Nova Scotia and the Avon River

WINDSOR, NS — Taking a walk along the trail around Fort Edward National Historic Site in Windsor looks a little different these days. Earlier this year, Parks Canada employees cleared overgrown brush on parts of the hill as well as old green space surrounding the property, giving visitors a better view of the Avon River. […]

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A-Town Graduate Interns with University of Illinois Extension

In the summer of 2021, Abingdon-Avon High School 2017 graduate Cheyanne Dierickx completed an internship in the Local Food Systems and and Small Farms unit at the University of Illinois at Champaign. “Throughout my years in college, I had various internships and jobs related to sustainability in agriculture, one being at the Sustainable Student Farm […]

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Bring back grammar schools, Tory MPs urge Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has been urged to bring back grammar schools as part of a new campaign by Tory MPs to ‘better’ education. MPs – led by Jonathan Gullis, a former teacher – are demanding the Prime Minister lift the current ban on the selectivity of new free schools, to allow grammar teaching to spread out […]

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New law wins early release for NJ inmate with MS who murdered her husband

BUTLER — A bedridden woman convicted of murdering her husband in “cold blood” has won an appeal for early release decades earlier than expected thanks to a relatively new law. Although the court documents do not include the name of the detainee, the details included point to Amalia Mirasola. An all-women jury convicted Mirasola of […]