A CONSTRUCTION firm has built on the foundations of the past to create an ambitious housing development for the future in Fife. The innovative pilot project was officially opened by Fife Provost Jim Leishman in Lochore on Monday. He was helping to celebrate the completion of 28 inexpensive flats and three houses which were built by Sharp Construction in Rosewell Drive.
With the controversial Holmes Beach building moratorium imposed, it grants up to six months for the city commission to enact changes in the Residential-2 zone. And, there’s already a smorgasbord of proposed changes on the plates of city commissioners, officials, the planner and attorney, including: • A living-area ratio ordinance expected to impose a .34 LAR for new construction and substantial remodels.
New York’s debt has climbed so high that it threatens to cripple the state’s capability to build new roads, bridges and other infrastructure, say Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli stated this day in a report. The state’s debt is the second highest in the country and is approaching the legal limit, DiNapoli said.
The proposal to restore the former Luna Stage buildingwill bring more than just a third-floor addition, but something the board has “almost never seen before,” stated Board President John Wynn. In what may be considered a precedent for future building projects, Steven Plofker’s proposal –approved by the Planning Board Monday –was allowed variances or waivers by the board to forego township zoning ordinances by abandoning one area of the building for another to address the problem of parking.
The Spencer school board met on Tuesday night to discuss maintenance and future additions to the school buildings over this coming summer. Of high priority: security entrance, parking lot, and partial new roof at Johnson Elementary and a new boiler- or heating-system at Jefferson. “We need to get going on the Johnson school plans soon to get them out to bid,” Spencer Superintendent Terry Hemann said.
The first class of 27 Ellsworth Airmen successfully finished the five-week Airman Leadership School operating under a revised curriculum Nov. 8. The Ellsworth ALS course curriculum recently underwent a 100 percent course re-write, ensuring the coverage of topics including “Introduction to Negotiating” and “Resource Stewardship.” Instructors implemented the new 196-hour class for the first time, Oct.
AUBURN — Councilors want to meet with Community Little Theatre officials to figure out the city’s role in the future of the Great Falls School. “That last council chose to walk away and their way of walking away was tearing down half the building and giving them a lease for 99 years,” Mayor Jonathan LaBonte stated Monday night.
Breaking boundaries by overcoming obstacles and taking risks embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship. A Palestinian entrepreneur living in the West Bank or Gaza experiences these challenges as part of his or her daily life. It is difficult to find hope behind checkpoints, barrier walls and increasing settlement expansion, but the future of Palestine lies in its entrepreneurial youth.
The Asia-Pacific region is home to more than 4 billion people and some of the world’s most dynamic economies. Yet, not everyone has a decent place to call home. In Indonesia, more than 13.6 million people need a place to live, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
I was behind an idiot at a drive-through the other day who threw a massive bag of garbage out the window, scattering bun and burger bits everywhere, then sped off. Kyle Adams has been to places where people fight for raw, spoiled meat to feed their families. They drink and bathe in sewage, because there are no wells, no running water, electricity or social services.