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Rail strikes set to disrupt Christmas shoppers in Kent

Further rail strikes are expected to disrupt Kent shoppers as a series of 48-hour walkouts are scheduled for the week before Christmas. The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) made the announcement today after failing to reach an agreement with industry bosses on wages and conditions. Mick Lynch, General Secretary of the […]

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Chatham-Kent Police arrest suspects in break and enter

Two men are facing multiple charges after they allegedly rented a U-Haul to transport $10,000 worth of items stolen from a business in a break and enter Sunday night, Chatham-Kent police said. According to a news release from the Chatham-Kent Police Department, at approximately 1:54 a.m. Sunday, police received a call from an alarm company […]

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Chatham-Kent to seek provincial funding for St. Clair Street rehabilitation

Content of the article Councilors will consider a recommendation Monday calling for Chatham-Kent to apply for provincial funding for rehabilitation work along the north end of St. Clair Street. Content of the article The Ministry of Transportation’s Connections program helps municipalities repair designated municipal roads and bridges that connect two ends of a provincial highway […]

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Living wage for Chatham-Kent increased to $18.15 an hour

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Phillip Mock, project coordinator for the Chatham-Kent Prosperity Roundtable, is featured in 2018. (File Photo/Postmedia) Content of the article Chatham-Kent’s living wage has jumped more than 11% since its last update in 2018, and it remains above the minimum wage set by the province. Advertisement 2 This ad has not […]

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Daily press release November 18, 2022

The Chatham-Kent Police Department responded to 165 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Five people were arrested on an outstanding warrant. Man arrested for impaired driving CK22054031 At 12.59pm police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Jacob Road in Dover Township. The vehicle was traveling on Jacob Road when the driver […]

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Kent County’s 2023 budget of $440 million approved

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Kent County commissioners approved the 2023 budget Thursday. The Kent County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a $440.2 million budget that spans just nine months – from January 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023 – to synchronize the county’s fiscal year with the state and federal sources, the county […]

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Federal Way City Council bans pushing shopping carts on sidewalk

The Federal Way City Council has passed an ordinance that prohibits pushing or possessing a shopping cart in any right-of-way in the city. On Nov. 15, five council members approved new shopping cart bylaws that prohibit anyone from pushing, pulling, possessing or using a shopping cart on any public road, including sidewalks or roads. The […]

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KENT, Richard Martin “Dick” – Kelowna Obituary

1937 – 2022 If ever there was a nice, well-lived life, it’s Dick Kent’s. He was a well-rounded, extremely interesting and caring man, as well as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and solid good friend. Gail (Spiller) Kent, his wife of nearly 63 years, will be fondly remembered and missed; their daughters, Lisa […]

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Daily press release November 16, 2022

The Chatham-Kent Police Department responded to 144 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Two people were arrested. Man arrested for bail violation CK22053797 On May 15, 2021, the LaSalle Police Department released the man under certain conditions, including a ban on communicating with or visiting a Chatham woman’s home. On November 15, 2022, […]

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Why are so many people moving to Dartford? The population of the city of Kent increases to three times that of England

Access to top schools, excellent transport links and competitive property prices. These are just some of the reasons given for why Dartford’s population has grown at the second fastest rate in England over the past decade – with one in five residents born overseas. According to the latest census results, over 1.5 million people now […]

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Safer roads for all: Kent promotes annual Brake campaign

Kent County Council (KCC) promotes Brake Road Safety Week by encouraging everyone to take responsibility for making our roads safer. The national campaign started yesterday [Monday 14th November] and runs until Friday 18e November and brings together partners from the Safer Roads for Kent Partnership who will support us throughout the week to deliver key […]

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Daily press release November 14, 2022

The Chatham-Kent Police Department responded to 125 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Two people were arrested and one had an outstanding warrant. Man arrested on outstanding warrant CK22053400 At 10:23 a.m., police responded to McNaughton Avenue West for suspicious activity behind a building. The police arrived and located the man. The man […]

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Why I live on Old Kent Road: Chef Eran Tibi talks about his ‘naughty and authentic’ part of London

I live on the infamous Old Kent Road – the Monopoly brown street that no one ever buys. I am on the border of Bermondsey and Peckham so I consider myself part of both wards. I have lived here since I opened Bala Baya six years ago. I was in Islington for seven years before, […]

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chef Eran Tibi explains why his ‘naughty and authentic’ neighborhood is London’s coolest

Eran moved to Old Kent Road six years ago to be closer to his restaurant, Bala Baya (Daniel Lynch) I live on the infamous Old Kent Road – the brown Monopoly street that no one ever buys. I am on the border of Bermondsey and Peckham so I consider myself part of both wards. I […]

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Southeastern confirms new strike date for further blow to Kent passengers

Southeastern has confirmed its train conductors are set to stage another strike in yet another blow to Kent passengers. Aslef members will stand down on Saturday November 26 after the union said it was still awaiting a wage offer from employers, despite a series of talks. South East Kent rail services will be affected by […]

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Two people die after being hit by trains in Kent

Two people have died after being hit by trains in Kent. British Transport Police confirmed the deaths in a tweet offering condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Southeastern train at the platform. Image bank Police wrote: “After two sad deaths on the Kent Railways this weekend, our PC DJ are planning […]

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Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez defeats Trump ally Joe Kent in Washington’s 3rd congressional district

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez, an auto shop owner, won a seat previously held by a Republican. Photo courtesy of the Gluesenkamp Pérez campaign Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez defeated Joe Kent, a far-right Republican backed by former President Trump, causing a major upheaval in Washington’s 3rd congressional district, the Associated Press reported Saturday night. Why is […]

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Dover boss warns of ‘traffic jams all over Kent’ when new EU border controls are introduced next year

The Port of Dover boss has warned of traffic jams across Kent when tougher EU border controls are introduced next year. This year has seen massive queues that have spelled misery for holidaymakers traveling to France via Dover, but 2023 could be much worse, Dover port boss Doug Bannister has warned. At present it takes […]

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Abandoned station in Kent destroyed by fire

An abandoned heritage railway station built in the 1800s in Kent has been completely destroyed by fire. Lydd station caught fire in the early hours of Tuesday November 8, with the fire reaching the roof of the nearly 150-year-old building and spreading everywhere. Firefighters took around two hours to tackle the blaze at a site […]

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Kent Election Officials See ‘Steady’ Turnout Early Today – Kent Wired

Throughout the morning and into the early afternoon, election officials at the Kent State Recreation and Wellness Center said they saw “regular” voter turnout, estimating that nearly 70 voters had passed at 11:30 a.m. “It’s probably comparable to what we’ve had before in other gubernatorial races,” said Deb Saito, an election worker who has worked […]

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Crystal Soto-Kent of On-Site Staffing Services Announces Move to New Office

Family-Owned and Operated Staffing Agency, On-Site Staffing Services, Announces Move to New Office for Better Service Delivery to Clients November 9, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI – On-Site Staffing Services has announced the relocation of its office in an effort to better serve the community. The Milwaukee Placement Agency, headed by experienced Crystal Soto-Kent, has moved […]

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Kauffman leads Boyce in 47th District Senate race

Early results suggest Democrats could retain the Senate seat in the 47th Legislative District as Claudia Kauffman leads Kent Republican Bill Boyce. Kauffman leads with 53.46% (13,357 votes) of the vote against Boyce with 46.39% (11,589 votes), according to the King County election Tuesday night, November 8. the count is certified on 29 November. “I’m […]

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Kent Hospice Trustee talks about the inspiring energy and commitment of volunteers

HELPING OTHERS: Jim Richards, Pilgrims Way Challenge 2021 Jim Richards decided to volunteer as a Trustee of Pilgrims Hospices to help make a difference for people in East Kent living with an incurable disease. Jim was inspired to get involved with the hospice in 2021, after seeing how the charity is having a positive impact, […]

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Veterans will be honored at Kent and Ravenna events

Ceremonies are planned in Ravenna and Kent on Friday for Veterans Day, and properties across the county are also lit up green this week in honor of veterans. The Portage County Commissioners Veterans Memorial Ceremony will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on the lawn of the Portage County Courthouse at […]

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Schools to reopen in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent after CUPE announces end of strike

Students in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent can return to class on Tuesday. Following the Ontario government’s commitment to repeal Bill 28, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has announced that it will end its protest against the legislation, an official said on Monday. news release from the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board. “This means that […]

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New Kent deputy lieutenants appointed – with a familiar face among them

Seven new Kent Deputy Lieutenants (DLs) were appointed today, each honored for their positive contributions to the county and the nation – with a rather familiar face among them. Broadcaster, writer, comedian, actor and Kent champion Paul O’Grady MBE joins six DLs whose combined local and specialist knowledge and experience will be used in duties […]

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Interview of the month, November 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumè has been making his well-known masks for many years, but ‘Carnaval’, his exhibition at the Galerie d’Octobre, has the distinction of bringing large numbers together in conversation with each other. The masks, combining Yoruba traditions with contemporary reclaimed materials, always consist of three elements: a jerry can, another element and an […]

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Rail services in Kent face cancellations as South East and Network Rail staff join three strikes on November 5, 7 and 9

Travelers are told to expect a week of canceled trains and disrupted services. People wishing to use the railways over the next few days are urged to only travel if absolutely necessary as thousands of workers prepare for three separate 24-hour strikes. A strike across the UK is likely to impact travel plans for next […]

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Christmas dancing, singing and shopping on Kent Street program – Peace Arch News

Jhe Kent Street activity center is looking for a cook for its café-restaurant. The position is Monday to Friday approximately 20-25 hours per week. Interested individuals should have a passion for cooking, be comfortable cooking for large groups, and have experience working with volunteers. Please contact Dianne at [email protected] for more information. • The Kent […]

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Operation Cover Up underway in Chatham-Kent

By Millar Hill November 2, 2022 3:47 p.m. Residents looking to stay warm this winter can now purchase a coat from the Salvation Army of Chatham-Kent. The annual coat drive, Operation Cover Up, kicked off Wednesday in Chatham, Wallaceburg and Ridgetown. Director of Community and Family Services Nicole Shaw said more than 500 new and […]

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A group of refugees were wrongfully deported from Kent and left stranded in London, cold, hungry and homeless – UKNIP

According to a volunteer from a homeless association, around 40 migrants weretransferred out of Manston, the congested treatment center, on Tuesday in orderthey could stay with friends and family in the capital. However, 11 of them had nowhere to go after arriving in Victoriastation. The government has come under fire following reports that Manston wasillegally […]

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Kent County Council fails to meet its own waste recycling targets

Kent County Council is not meeting its own waste recycling or composting targets. The latest figures show that in the 12 months to June, the county only recycled or composted 44% of what was collected at its household waste recycling centers and by district councils in their bin collections. . The Kent Enviropower waste incinerator […]

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Hundreds left Kent immigration center amid overcrowding | Immigration and asylum

Hundreds of refugees have been moved out of an immigration center in Kent, fearing it has become dangerously overcrowded. Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick said the number of people at the Manston immigration processing center dropped significantly on Tuesday, with more expected to be moved on Wednesday. It came after the situation was described as a […]

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MDOT roadside assistance vans begin patrolling Kent County motorways

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A new service rolled out to Kent County on Tuesday as the Michigan Department of Transportation expanded its Safety Service Patrol, a roadside assistance program. “With Grand Rapids being the second largest city in the state, this is going to be a huge service and benefit to everyone,” MDOT spokesman […]

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Capital improvement plan includes renovations at New Kent Elementary – Daily Press

NEW KENT — New Kent County’s next school renovation project will be New Kent Elementary School. The school division plans to focus on New Kent Elementary after its third elementary school, Quinton Elementary, opens at the start of the school year, according to Jonathan Hochman, assistant superintendent of operations. Hochman presented the proposed $1.5 million […]

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Train strikes will hit Southeastern and Thameslink in Kent and London Underground tubes as RMT union members take industrial action

Passengers are advised to avoid taking the train for bonfires and fireworks, work and school due to strikes. Southeastern and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – which operates services from Rainham to London via Luton and St Albans – are warning passengers not to travel unless absolutely necessary for three days next month. Only 45 of […]

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The Kirwan House of the Kent Island Heritage Society is rich in history and stories of yesteryear | arts and entertainment

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Eleven – including 3 from Kent – arrested in connection with a drug trafficking cartel

Three major drug trafficking groups responsible for trafficking more than 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine and hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills face federal charges this week, U.S. Attorney Nick Brown announced. Two indictments involving a total of eleven defendants were unsealed late yesterday following law enforcement activities in two states. Six other defendants were charged […]

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Three Kent men charged in connection with major FBI drug bust

Three Kent men are among 17 people facing federal drug trafficking charges for allegedly trafficking more than 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine and hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills. Two indictments involving a total of 11 defendants were unsealed on October 25 following law enforcement activities in Washington and California, according to an October 26 US […]

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Differences between 47th District Senate candidates emerge during debate

Specific differences over gas tax, police reform and long-term care tax have emerged between 47th Legislative District Senate candidates Bill Boyce, R-Kent, and Claudia Kauffman, D-Kent , during a debate in Renton. Boyce wants to suspend the state’s 49-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax to help people fight rising prices. “We need to take the gas tax off […]

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Security Services patrol begins on Kent County Motorways in November

There’s nothing worse than driving on the freeway and then you have a problem with your car. A flat tire, you run out of gas, your check engine light starts flashing brightly on your dashboard…what do you do? Security Service Patrol VanPhoto: Michigan Department of Transportation In 1994, a program called Freeway Courtesy Patrol was […]

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England Coast Path takes a step forward in North Kent

The 29-mile continuous walking route is the fourth section of Kent to open, taking the total in the county to 173 miles. The North Kent Coast has some of the richest habitats in the UK; the salt marshes and mudflats are home to huge colonies of wintering birds. This new section will form part of […]

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Expansion of London’s ULEZ zone sees motorists in Kent racking up over £6million in fines

Almost 80,000 motorists in Kent have been fined £80 for driving in London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) since its last expansion. Transport for London (TfL) is estimated to have sunk at least £6million into the coffers of those changing gears between the county and the capital in non-compliant vehicles. A consultation took place this […]

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Adam Smith vs. Doug Basler: US Congressional District 9 race

In Congressional District 9’s race for United States Representative, incumbent Adam Smith will face Doug Basler in the Nov. 8 general election. Smith (D) finished with 55.21% of the vote (78,272 votes) in the August 2 primary and Basler (R) finished with 20.56% of the vote (29,144 votes). King County Elections sent ballots to registered […]

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Stagecoach blames continuing problems with buses in east Kent on staffing issues

Bus passengers are “being held to ransom” by ongoing cancellations caused by a shortage of drivers and mechanics. Stagecoach is forced to abandon scheduled short-term services as it does not have the necessary staff to execute the scheduled schedule. Stagecoach is forced to cancel services due to staff shortages However, as it is the sole […]

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New plans released for development of 1,600 homes in Kent

New plans for a proposed 1,600-home development at Winterbourne Fields in Kent have been released by developer Shaptor Capital. Situated on two ‘Tier 4 Farmland’ sites totaling 76.58 hectares, the new development would include a new primary school and nursery, space allocated for medical and health services and 23 hectares of green space for public […]

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Chatham-Kent EMS is experiencing a relatively low number of Code Blacks

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Medavie paramedics Mark Martin, in the driver’s seat, and Steve Forbes are shown outside the Chatham-Kent EMS headquarters in this 2017 file photo. File Photo/Postmedia Network Calgary Content of the article The Chatham-Kent Paramedic Service is in a ‘strong position’ compared to other jurisdictions when it comes to situations where […]

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We are not cutting SE London trains to help Tories in Kent, says south east boss

No trains will run from Woolwich or Charlton to Charing Cross from December The boss of SE London’s biggest rail company has insisted the cuts to his services were not designed to favor Tory-voting travelers in Kent. At a stormy meeting of Greenwich Council’s transport review committee, Southeastern chief executive Steve White apologized for the […]

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Kent County Council to cut funding for 38 subsidized bus services in Kent

A last-ditch attempt to save 38 bus services across Kent from the ax has failed. Kent County Council transport cabinet member Cllr David Brazier took the decision in July to withdraw subsidies paid to private operators to run services that are not commercially viable. Arriva services must be affected This would save the authority £2.2million […]

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Kent residents urged to prepare for winter on our roads

The hard-working teams are getting ready to hit the road again after working hard to prepare for the upcoming winter season. Staff at Kent County Council road depots across the county have deployed drills to the routes they will be covering in the coming months. Last year, our crews routinely covered 58 major trunk roads […]

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Plans revealed for a tram under the Thames between Essex and Kent

London transport has continued to shine over the past year. First we had the Lizzie line, then new DLR trains, and now there are plans to build a tram under the Thames, creating more links between Essex and Kent and east London. Get ready for KenEx (see what they did there?). The 1.2km twin-lane tunnel […]

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Authorities call for improvements to Route 52 in Kent

Area elected officials last week called on New York State to make necessary road improvements to Route 52 in the city of Kent and release an overdue roadway and bridges report. Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, Kent Supervisor Jamie McGlasson and Yorktown Supervisor Matt Slater have maintained Route 52 has fallen off the radar on the Department […]

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Kent and Perez diverge on I-5 bridge project

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez supports replacing the Interstate 5 bridge. Joe Kent wants a third bridge built west of I-5 and the existing bridge upgraded to withstand earthquakes. Few topics are busier than the 3rd Congressional District race between Democrat Perez and Republican Kent or the proposed Interstate 5 bridge replacement. The subjects are not unrelated. […]

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Families will receive test results from Kent today – The Isle Of Thanet News

School results Pupils who took the Kent test last month will receive their results today (October 18). Families who registered online will receive an email from Kent County Council after 4pm today with the outcome of their child’s assessment. Those who registered online can also log in after 5 p.m. today and see their child’s […]

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Daily Communique – October 17, 2022

The Chatham-Kent Police Department responded to 132 calls for service in the past 24 hours. Two people were arrested. Woman accused of failing to comply CK22048986On August 7, 2022, the woman was released from court with several conditions. One of those conditions was that she must not come within 25 yards of a specific address […]

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NOTES: Penn State’s No. 4 visits Bucknell and Kent State on road weekend

History links THIS WEEK UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Nittany Lion field hockey team (11-2, 5-1 B1G), ranked No. 4 in the latest NFHCA coaches’ poll, will hit the road for two non-conference games this next weekend . The Lions are at Bucknell (4-8) on Friday, Oct. […]

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Work on Kent transport scheme begins | Southeast Real Estate News

Work has started on the construction phase of the Bullockstone Road Improvement Scheme in Kent. The £8.9 million developer-funded project will improve road safety and enable several proposed housing and employment sites in Canterbury City Council’s Local Plan. The improvements, together with the proposed secondary road to be constructed as part of the Strode Farm […]

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Kent Community Rail Partnership and Five Acre Wood School win national award for awareness of hidden disabilities

Celebrate our individuality and our differences Andy Place, Kent Community Rail Partnership Project Officer at Sustrans said: “We are thrilled for all the students at Five Acre Wood who have worked extremely hard to produce a beautiful mural to help raise awareness that everyone is different – so let’s celebrate that. “In 2019, Five Acre […]

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Local officials welcome federal money to fix outdated fish culverts

Local leaders and elected officials welcome the opportunity to use recently appropriated federal funds to repair fish culverts in King County that currently present a barrier to salmon migration and spawning. On October 6, local and federal leaders, including King Dow Constantine County Executive, Muckleshoot Indian Nation President Jaison Elkins, Senators Patty Murray and Maria […]

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Services for Kent Feuerring, pilot killed in East Hampton crash

Kent I. Feuerring The funeral of Kent I. Feuerring of Sagaponack, a pilot who died when his small plane crashed at the edge of Three Mile Harbor last Thursday, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. His family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 […]

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‘WALKtober’ stands in Chatham-Kent

The Parks, Recreation and Cemeteries Division of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Libraries, invites all residents to participate in WALKtober. “WALKtober takes place October 1 through October 31 and encourages residents to experience the benefits of walking, including improving physical health, promoting independence, relieving stress, and positively impacting our environment. reducing emissions […]

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RMT train strike halts services in Kent today

Don’t expect to travel anywhere by train today. Services in South East Kent will be among those affected by a nationwide railway strike called by the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) and in parts of the country by the Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA), who are demanding both better pay and no mandatory layoffs. […]

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Kent Feuerring identified as pilot killed in Long Island plane crash

The pilot who was killed when his small plane plunged into a Long Island harbor has been identified as a 57-year-old local advertiser and producer, police say. Kent Feuerring, of Sagaponack, was piloting the 2022 Seamax M-22 plane that crashed in Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton Township around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the […]

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Victim identified as Kent Fuerring – NBC New York

The pilot who died when his small plane came out of the sky and crashed into East Hampton’s Three Mile Harbor on Thursday afternoon in what police said was a tragic aviation accident has been identified as an advertiser and 57-year-old producer from Long Island, authorities say. Kent Feuerring, from Sagaponack, was the sole occupant […]

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Kent is hosting a Green Energy Initiative event

KENT — As energy prices rise and with the passage of the Cut Inflation Act, many municipalities and individuals are considering energy upgrades. Kent, Sharon and several other towns in the northwest corner are among those seeking to take advantage of this funding to improve building efficiency and electrify transportation, according to a statement. As […]

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Six candidates from the 47th Legislative District discuss key issues

Moderator Pat Hanis (left) asked the six candidates – (left to right) Bill Boyce, Claudia Kauffman, Debra Entenman, Kyle Lyebyedyev, Shukri Olow and Chris Stearns – burning questions on the minds of voters during an October 3 forum at Real Life Church in Covington. Photo by Bailey JoJosie/Sound Publishing. Six candidates for the 47th Legislative […]

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Kent house prices soar by more than £140,000 in Thanet, Medway and Dover in a decade

House prices have soared by more than £140,000 in three parts of Kent in a decade, new research shows. Thanet district has seen the second biggest rise in the UK, more than doubling from £142,273 to £301,510 since 2012. Meanwhile, Medway comes in sixth, rising from £147,594 to £288,804, an increase of 95.7%. And just […]

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Kent Council candidates answer pressing questions at All Candidates Meeting – Agassiz Harrison Observer

An all-candidates meeting filled with applause saw five candidates for Kent Council present their ideas for the future on Thursday evening. The Harrison-Agassiz Chamber held back-to-back candidate meetings for Harrison Hot Springs and the District of Kent. District candidates and an interested audience met at Agassiz Agricultural Hall (6800 Pioneer Avenue). Mayor-elect Sylvia Pranger was […]

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It’s Not A Police Car, But This Fort Kent Coffee Car Stops Speeders

Red Devil Roast Coffee owner Alan Susee loves his café car and sometimes hates it. Alan is funny. Living near the Canadian border, it’s hard to get a good cup of coffee. Alan drank coffee from all over the world thanks to his military background. So he decided that if the coffee didn’t come to […]

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£50m budget black hole Kent County Council will face over the next 12 months – The Isle Of Thanet News

KCC County Town Hall By local democracy journalist Ciaran Duggan A £50m black hole in a council’s budget over the next 12 months has raised fears of tax hikes. Kent County Council (KCC) faces high debt of around £50.6million by June 2023, which is set to rise further amid the global inflationary crisis and steep […]

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Hearts vs Rangers LIVE REACTION as Kent completes Jambos rout at ten after Colak brace and Morelos goal

‘Deserved’ Robbie Neilson conceded Cammy Devlin deserved to see red for her stamp on Rabbi Matondo. The Australian star was sent off for catching the Rangers winger in his side’s 4-0 defeat at Tynecastle. And although Neilson disputed it at the time, he admitted it deserved an early bath. The Hearts boss was unhappy with […]

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Kent Mayor Ralph proposes status quo budget to fight inflation

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph has proposed a 2023-2024 status quo biennial budget to council in a bid to combat inflation and its impact on rising salaries and project costs. Ralph also proposed shifting the city’s reliance on property taxes to support day-to-day operating expenses and instead using all sales, utility, and business and occupancy taxes […]

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Review of special educational needs and school transport disabilities in Kent highlights ‘serious flaws’ – The Isle Of Thanet News

SEN travel arrangements The findings of Kent County Council’s review of school travel redesign for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) concluded that there were a number of serious shortcomings. The Lessons Learned Review of SEND Transport, released today (September 29), was commissioned by the Managing Director, General Counsel and […]

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Review of Kent County Council’s handling of SEND school transport fiasco identifies ‘serious flaws’

A review of Kent County Council’s management of school transport for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) identified a number of “serious flaws”. Among the most damning findings was the lack of accountability over the need for £2m budget savings, which was a key driver of the re-tender exercise. Parents of children with […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]