Mayoral candidate Louise Elliot blames email sign-off frustration as Kermit the Frog

A woman hoping to become Hobart’s next mayor says she recalls being “very frustrated” when she sent an email to a non-binary councilor and candidate, claiming to “identify herself as a frog.” Most important points: A non-binary Hobart councilor says he was offended by an email unsubscribe claiming the writer was identified as a frog … Read more

Legal payments in NYC are up 38% in the past year to a whopping $794 million

Apparently you can fight the town hall. According to Mayor Adams’ management report released two weeks ago, taxpayers paid a whopping $794.4 million in legal judgments and claims during the fiscal year ended June 30. The legal department said it’s not aware if the amount is an all-time high, but a review of past management … Read more

Mayor Red Oak shares fight for fast internet in rural cities

RED OAK, Iowa. (KMTV) – The need to connect is greater than ever, but the White House reports that more than 30 million Americans live in areas where there is no good broadband connection. Why is it so difficult for rural areas to access? In Red Oak, a charming community of more than 5,000 people, … Read more

Barkly mayor Jeffrey McLaughlin resigns as he faces drug charges

The mayor of a remote area in the Northern Territory resigns as he faces charges of drugs imposed this week. Jeffrey McLaughlin was arrested and charged Monday in Tennant Creek He said he would resign to “impair” the work of the council Deputy Mayor Dianne Stokes to perform until further notice Barkly Mayor Jeffrey McLaughlin … Read more

King says ‘encouraging’ police plans for Operation London Bridge are working

t The king has told officers it is “encouraging” that police plans for Operation London Bridge are working during a visit to a Metropolitan Police base. Charles was given a tour of the Metropolitan Police Service Special Operations Room on Saturday, where he met and thanked emergency personnel for their efforts ahead of the Queen’s … Read more

Veteran Kuwaiti Ambassador Recalls Three Decades of Memories with the Queen

A veteran Kuwaiti diplomat holds fondest memories of the Queen during three decades of formal friendship. Khaled Abdulaziz Al-Duwaisan, 75, Britain’s longest-serving ambassador, said he loved the Queen for her energy, knowledge and sense of humor. Speaking to the PA news agency from his home in Kuwait on Friday, Mr Al-Duwaisan said he has met … Read more

Karen Bass home burglary: 2 arrested in connection with burglary, theft of weapons from home of mayoral candidate in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Two people are incarcerated in connection with a break-in at Rep. Karen Bass, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Wednesday night. Two firearms were stolen Friday from the Baldwin Vista area where the LA mayoral candidate resided, authorities said. It is not clear whether the police recovered the weapons. In the … Read more

Ultra-Low Emission Zone across London by 2023 Envirotech Online

Since the end of the first national stay-at-home order in 2020, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has struggled with London’s prospects of meeting its carbon neutrality commitment. At that point, he had a decade – the deadline was 2030. A challenge, sure, but not insurmountable. In the short term, however, there was a dire cash flow … Read more

Former mayor Debbie Wisby escapes fine for renting out a house to municipal employees via Airbnb

A former Tasmanian mayor found guilty of violating local government by renting out her visitor accommodation to two council employees has escaped punishment. Most important points: Debbie Wisby stepped down as mayor in July 2020, nearly two years after she was elected She rented out her Airbnb to the acting general managers at a discounted … Read more

Charles formally proclaimed king at historic accession council

T The new king will be formally proclaimed monarch on Saturday at a landmark accession council. Charles has automatically become king upon the death of his mother, but usually an Accession Council is convened at St James’s Palace in London within 24 hours of a sovereign’s death. It will be later after the Queen’s death … Read more