A new storm water enterprise fund in Northampton could cost homeowners more than a hundred dollars a year. Commercial property owners would pay more. A task force studying how to pay for pricy upgrades to the city’s crumbling drainage system recommended charging property owners in its final report. The formation of any such storm water fund would first have to be approved by the Board of Public Works and the City Council.
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.
Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.
The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.
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