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.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.