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Maidstone’s mum is desperate for Kent County Council to place her autistic daughter at Sussex boarding school

A mother fears she will have to place her autistic daughter into the foster care system if she cannot place her in a specialist boarding school. Liz Lindenbauer is in desperate need of help from Kent County Council (KCC) to place 10-year-old Eva, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), at Sussex Institution. The 34-year-old Maidstone […]

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The Kent house combines low-carbon design with traditional craftsmanship

The Kent House combines ultra-low energy consumption with traditional craftsmanship BakerBrown Studio’s new home in the south of England sets high standards for low energy consumption BakerBrown Studio has earned a reputation for sustainable architecture, having spent decades working on low-energy building solutions. These range from reducing emissions during construction to designing interiors that maximize […]

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Kent County Transport Study cites need to preserve industrial sites with rail access

The Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization has approved the final document of the Rail Corridor Industrial Land Use Study. The study highlights the need to keep properties with potential for rail access available for industrial development. Linda Parkowski, Executive Director of the Kent Economic Partnership and Choose Central Delaware, said, “The rail study will raise […]

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The Truth About Waste as an Important Energy Source | brunell

If you live in Spokane, you know of its waste-to-energy facility, which burns up to 800 tons of solid waste per day and can generate 22 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 13,000 homes. It is part of Spokane’s overall system that encourages recycling and waste reduction as well as electricity generation. But what about […]

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World’s Finest’s Twist Is Superman and Rebirth’s Jon Kent

The latest issue of the Superman and Batman series, The best in the world, tackles the origins of Superman with a multiversal touch. With his newest character, Boy Thunder, the story introduced a new, but short-lived sidekick from Superman’s past. However, his origins don’t just mirror those of Man of Steel, thanks to DC Rebirth […]

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Broken Ground in New Kent County Family Court

Exterior rendering of the new Kent County Family Court building. (Delaware Courts) Just three months after the inauguration of the new Sussex County Family Court building, officials gathered in Dover on Thursday to kick off construction of the Kent County Family Court. The $117.7 million, three-story, 106,711-square-foot building, located at the corner of South Governors […]

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09/22/2022 | Seahawks suffer first loss to Kent Island

On the weather, Oceans Calling Festival says “will not make any calls until daylight each day” OCEAN CITY — Despite potential bad weather over at least two days of the inaugural Oceans Calling Music Festival scheduled for this weekend, organizers said this week that the event is rain or shine and all decisions will be […]

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‘It kept me alive’: Kentians rely on free Walnut Park Farmer’s Market

For the past seven months, on Friday afternoons, residents of the Walnut Park area of ​​Kent have been able to buy fresh produce and dry goods at an open-air market. And everything is free. The Walnut Park Market is one of four free mobile markets in South King County operated by the non-profit organization FareStart. […]

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AJ Student Prize 2022: University of Kent

About Kent School of Architecture and Planning Location Canterbury • Course BA (Hons) Architecture, MARs • Principal Gerald Adler • Full time tutors 18 • Part-time tutors 26 • Students 480 • Staff/student ratio 1:12 First cycle Ian Angeles Canlas Course BA (Hons) ArchitectureBrief studio/unit ARCH5180 Architectural DesignProject title Food for tomorrow Project description This […]

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Kent School District looking to hire bus drivers for 2022-23

Kent School District (KSD) is looking to hire approximately 10-15 additional bus drivers for the 2022-23 school year. The District Transportation Team will be hosting an open house from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28 at the Transportation Building, 25403 SE 253rd Pl. The Transportation Team will be answering questions and conducting interviews with bus […]

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Operation soldiers have your backpack gifts

As the Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and other state agencies work with the Delaware State Police to promote traffic safety, they also support our community outreach efforts. Pam Lilly, assistant director of community relations for DelDOT, was kind enough to coordinate many places statewide where donors could drop off school supplies. Delaware State Police can […]

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Opening of the seven-storey Madison Plaza apartments in Kent this month

Residents will soon move into the new Madison Plaza apartments in downtown Kent. The 157-unit, seven-story building sits along 102 Madison Ave., with its red, gray, beige, and white walls. The building is located at the corner of Madison Avenue and West Meeker Street, just east of Highway 167 and south of the ShoWare Center […]

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Mike Kent – Lakeland Calendar

Black Press Media is reaching out to all candidates running for Peachland Council in the 2022 mayoral election, asking for their response to three specific community issues, along with a fun question. Responses will be posted in the order in which they are received. Mike Kent – ​​council candidate If elected, how do you think […]

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CAMX 2022 Exhibit Preview: Kent Pultrusion

Photo credit: Kent Pultrusion LLC Kent Pultrusion LLC (Kent, Ohio, USA) – a division of MNM Mfg. Inc. (Compton, CA, USA) – designs and builds the fully electric Kent ServoPul Machine Technology, with over 25 installations over the past few years. Kent says the ServoPul stands out from other pultrusion machines because all hydraulics have […]

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Donations pour in for charities in Chatham-Kent, Terry Fox Runs

By Matt Weverink September 19, 2022 10:57 a.m. It appears Chatham-Kent residents were in a generous mood over the weekend. First, on Friday, the 100 Men Who Care Chatham-Kent donated $10,600 to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. Then the Grand Parade in Chatham on Saturday ended up raising around $25,860 – eclipsing its goal of raising […]

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IN PICTURES: The Queen’s visits to East Kent

MEMORABILIA FUND: The Queen has made more than 40 official visits to Kent As the nation prepares for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, InYourArea has compiled photos and videos of visits she made to East Kent and the lives she touched. During her long reign, the Queen visited the county many times […]

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Discover the medieval charm of Kent’s bustling market town, Canterbury

Quick links Explore Canterbury and its attractions Best places to fill your belly in Canterbury If Castle Combe is the prettiest city in England, Canterbury will delight them just as much. With much of its medieval charm still present, Canterbury, a bustling market town in the English county of Kent, has managed to endure hundreds […]

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Will real estate prices ever drop? And where in Kent has seen the biggest price increases over the years?

As house prices continue to soar, can you guess which district of Kent has seen the fastest house price growth over the past 26 years? The answer might surprise you. But before we get to that, earlier this week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures which revealed the average house value in England […]

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A new look at the bustling corner of Kent where REI once stood

There’s a whole new look to the oft-seen northwest corner of 68th Avenue South and 228th Street South in Kent that REI’s former headquarters dominated for 32 years. Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners purchased the former REI property along the busy West Valley Highway in 2020, demolished all four buildings in 2021 and earlier this year […]

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Explore Tunbridge Wells Kent | Great British life

Published: 4:57 PM September 16, 2022 Updated: 17:00 September 16, 2022 Once a seaside resort frequented by the aristocracy, Kent’s only spa town is one of our favourites. With great places to eat and drink, and a focus on families and culture, let’s take a look around Known for its Georgian architecture, foodie scene and […]

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Gilberts: Pioneer life in Kent County was never easy

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Column Dr. TK Holmes, one of Chatham’s first doctors and the first president of the Kent Historical Society, said in a 1930s article that by 1800 there were probably no more than 20 families living in the area known as Kent County. Handout Content of the article Dr. TK Holmes, one of […]

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Kent Pilgrims Festival September 2022

Published: 11:30 a.m. September 16, 2022 Updated: 11:58 am September 16, 2022 The Kent Pilgrimage Festival – ‘Bring your own beliefs’ is the slogan – takes place this month, with walks, talks and art exhibitions on offer. We hear from Liz Garnett, one of a group of artists who embarked on a series of walks […]

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Kent GP says if given the choice it would stay open ahead of Queen’s state funeral on a public holiday

A Medway GP has explained why practices will be closed on this Bank Holiday Monday due to the Queen’s funeral – even though he prefers to remain open. Dr Julian Spinks said his practice will be one of many to close, but measures have been put in place for those in need of urgent medical […]

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Kent State University Seeks to Bridge Academia and Practice by Hiring a Director of Design Entrepreneurship and Inclusion | New

Following last week’s review of an open opportunity for an Intermediate Designer for the National Medal of Honor Museum at Rafael Viñoly Architects, we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore a role as Director of Design Entrepreneurship and Inclusion at Kent State University’s (CUDC) Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative. The […]

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State grant for solar panels at Kent Senior Center

Kent will get its first solar installation at a municipal facility after the state Department of Commerce awarded an $84,760 grant to fund the project at the city’s Kent Senior Activity Center. The state Department of Commerce announced $1.4 million in grants to state and local government agencies to install solar panels in public buildings […]

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Leaders celebrate the start of construction of the SR 18/I-90 interchange

As cars pass on adjacent State Route 18, Snoqualmie Tribe President Robert de los Angeles asks the public for a moment of silence to remember those whose lives were lost on the road. Standing on gravel ground just south of Snoqualmie Ridge, de los Angeles is joined by Governor Jay Inslee and almost every elected […]

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DelDOT projects discussed by the board

City Council discussed several DelDOT projects, including repairs to the Mispillion Bridge and a request that DelDOT conduct a study again to determine if a bypass from Routes 113 to Route 1 was feasible. Milford City Council discussed several upcoming DelDOT projects, including a request for the state agency to reconsider the possibility of a […]

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Motion aims to improve public transit in Chatham-Kent

Content of the article A South Kent councilor hopes a recent motion will help bring about improvements to municipal transit for users. Content of the article Com. Clare Latimer presented the accepted motion at Monday’s meeting requesting that a report be presented at the start of the next term regarding recent steps taken to improve […]

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Boeing plans to stay in Kent but its presence remains smaller

Boeing plans to continue operating in Kent, including sensitive US Department of Defense contract work, but the company’s presence in the town has shrunk significantly over the years with fewer staff and fewer facilities. The aerospace company made a huge impact when it opened the Boeing Space Center in Kent in 1964. As many as […]

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Kent BANS e-scooters after two-year trial: Advisers reject call to extend pilot scheme

E-scooters in Kent will be removed from the roads after a two-year trial with advisers stepping in before ‘anyone is seriously injured’. The electric scooter pilot scheme, launched in Canterbury, Kent, in November 2020 for a first year has been extended twice despite fears for public safety. Kent County Council has now rejected an offer […]

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Finance and administration committee to propose changes to finances to fight inflation – Kent Wired

Grace Springer Construction site of the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship building. The board will have to budget more money to keep the project on schedule. The Kent State Board’s Finance and Administration Committee will recommend a budget increase for building projects due to inflation as the Board votes a salary increase for […]

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Ornge Ground Ambulance Base Chatham-Kent Now Permanent

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Ornge critical care paramedic Andrew Whittemore reviews a patient’s details before the person is taken to a hospital in Windsor. Ellwood Shreve/Postmedia Content of the article Ornge veteran paramedics Andrew Whittemore and Matt Laverty are trained to provide patient care in planes or helicopters, but these days they operate on […]

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Tessa swaps GXO facility in Kent for Kampala with Transaid

Tessa Wilson, a management graduate with GXO UK and Ireland, has started a six-month secondment as project officer for the second phase of Transaid’s professional driver training project in Uganda, helping the country respond to the Huge Increase in Demand for Heavy Duty Trucks and PSV Drivers. The appointment sees Tessa swapping her previous placement […]

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Chatham-Kent is home to Ornge’s permanent ambulance base

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Matt Laverty, left, an advanced care paramedic, and Andrew Whittemore, an intensive care paramedic, are seen here transferring a patient to London Hospital to be treated for a heart condition. They are part of the team working from the now permanent Critical Care Land Ambulance base in Chatham-Kent. PHOTO Ellwood […]

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Grimes County man charged in April 2021 mass shooting at Kent Moore labs tells trial judge he ‘never gave consent to be detained’ – Reuters

Screenshot of a Brazos County District Court document. The Grimes County man charged with the April 2021 mass shooting at the Kent Moore Closets in Bryan and shooting a DPS soldier near Iola has released a nine-page statement of innocence. Larry Bollin’s letter demands that the trial judge dismiss the murder charge and that he […]

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Community health workers to help victims of domestic violence in Kent and Sussex counties

DELAWARE — Victims of domestic violence in Kent and Sussex counties have more help along the way. On Tuesday, the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV) announced the expansion of its Domestic Violence Community health worker project. Expand the project “For very many victims of domestic violence, the first responder is not the police. He’s […]

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Kent School District could face strike by janitors and maintenance workers

A union of nearly 200 janitors and maintenance workers has voted to strike Kent School District (KSD) if a new contract agreement cannot be reached. As with the striking teachers, district leaders have yet to agree terms with the Washington American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union, which represents custodial workers, janitors and several other positions. […]

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Director of Design Entrepreneurship and Inclusion – Cleveland, OH, USA | Works

Kent State UniversityCollege of Architecture and Environmental DesignCleveland Urban Design Collaborative Design Entrepreneurship and Inclusion Director The Cleveland Urban Design Center is an academic community design extension of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design. CUDC conducts research, provides technical design assistance to communities, and supports public education and design promotion programs. CUDC […]

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Kent’s landmarks that are only open to the public on Heritage Open Days you can visit for free in September

England’s biggest celebration of history and culture returns this autumn with Heritage Open Days. Hundreds of historic sites and cultural highlights across the country will be open to visitors free of charge on selected dates this month, including 163 right here in Kent. We’ve selected a handful of buildings taking part in County Open Days […]

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GXO graduate trades Kent for Kampala

Tessa Wilson, a management graduate with GXO UK and Ireland, has started a six-month secondment as project officer for the second phase of Transaid’s professional driver training project in Uganda, helping the country respond to the Huge Increase in Demand for HGVs and PSV Drivers. The appointment sees Tessa swapping her previous placement at a […]

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Kent Brewery hailed as Brexit ‘export champion’ still has a European customer | Brexit

A Kent brewery chosen to help champion export opportunities for the government after Brexit has revealed cumbersome customs checks and red tape have left it with just one customer remaining in the EU. The Old Dairy Brewery in Kent – a Department for International Trade export champion for the South East – appeared in a […]

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Stroud residents win fight over potholes where Prince Micheal of Kent lived

NEIGHBORS fought successfully to get their road repaired after municipal contractors abandoned work last year. Residents of Claypits Lane, near Thrupp, have been lobbying Gloucestershire County Council over the state of their road for more than a decade. Some locals say the road has been “terribly neglected” since the Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, […]

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Arriva bus drivers in Kent set to strike, affecting bus times in Maidstone, Medway, Gravesend and Tunbridge Wells

Arriva bus drivers will go on strike, affecting dozens of services across the county next week. The strike is the first of four days of walkouts planned after 600 members of the Unite union in Kent voted in favor of industrial action over a pay dispute. Arriva bus drivers will go on strike on Monday […]

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Bus cuts in Kent will cause ‘absolute chaos’ in schools, warn parents and teachers

Parents and teachers are warning that proposed cuts on Kent bus services will cause ‘absolute chaos’ for children trying to get to school. This week a huge group of protesters gathered in Shepherdswell, near Dover, one of the potentially affected areas. A mass of residents gather in Mill Lane,Shepherdswell, to protest against the proposed cuts. […]

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Day 6 of the Kent teachers’ strike: no school on Thursday September 1

As the teachers’ strike enters its sixth day on Thursday, September 1, their union leaders and local residents continue to show their frustration at the lack of a contractual agreement or even any movement with Kent School District negotiators. . There have been 10 days of little to no movement from the district, a spokesman […]