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2011-12-24 16:20:00

Following confirmation of Arts Council England funding, London 2012 Festival organisers are pleased to announce that ℠The Crash of The Elysium´, Punchdrunk´s live Doctor Who adventure for children and their family, will play in Ipswich from 15 June — 8 July as part of the London 2012 Festival. (PRWEB) December 24, 2011 Following confirmation of Arts Council England funding, London 2012 Festival organisers are pleased to announce that ℠The Crash of The...

2009-08-04 12:21:00

Project Approved Despite Cost to Taxpayers and Other Borough Needs HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that a special investigation found that two council members in the Borough of Starrucca, Wayne County, were the primary beneficiaries of a council decision to secure a $70,000 loan to renovate a seldom used bridge, without regard to other borough needs or the cost to borough taxpayers. Wagner's investigators found that Council...

2008-10-01 18:00:33

By Rochelle A Shenk BY ROCHELLE A. SHENK Correspondent Bill Kelso took on the reins as Manheim Borough manager Sept. 16 and worked at getting to know the community by meeting with municipal leaders, residents and business owners. Before his interview with council members for the manager position, he visited the borough - walked the streets, looked at the infrastructure and talked to people in some of the businesses - to get a sense of the community and its needs. "I'm passionate...

2008-09-23 18:00:00

By BEN SCHOFIELD MERSEYSIDE and Cheshire's roll call of pupils has dropped dramatically, with almost 9,000 fewer children being admitted to schools across the region. Headteachers have reported rapidly dwindling classes, leaving them with less cash in their budgets and fewer teachers. Some primary schools are amalgamating classes and teaching children of different ages together because of the shortage of pupils. The Daily Post asked each Merseyside council and Cheshire County Council...

2008-09-16 21:00:22

By Brian Dooks The Government is initially offering councils a grant based on the percentage population of each group within their areas but the authorities say its introduction would put a strain on budgets and other services.Hambleton and Harrogate say the financial implications may be too great to allow them to be involved. The current suggested grant allocations for over-60s alone will jointly cost them at least 73,000 each year in lost revenue."On the face of it this scheme seems a...

2008-08-27 03:00:45

By Anonymous Conwy's Butterflies (best exhibit) Designed by Conwy County Borough Council, the bed depicts butterflies from one of the area's sites of natural beauty. Frad Kite Remembered (gold) Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council's display, designed by Simon Long and Mick Cook, celebrates the life of Newcastle-born World War Two soldier Sergeant Fred Kite. 50 Years of Preston Bypass: Britain's First Motorway (gold) Designed by nursery gardener Tony Lewis, Preston City Council's...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

By James Loewenstein, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Aug. 5--TOWANDA -- The Towanda Borough Council on Monday passed a parking ordinance that provides a large increase in the amount of overnight parking in the borough's downtown. In addition, the borough's code enforcement officer gave an update on the implementation of the borough's new inspection ordinance, which was passed on May 27 and requires regular inspections of buildings in which there are one or more rented apartments....

2008-06-25 18:02:53

By Damian Gessel, The Daily Item, Sunbury, Pa. Jun. 25--MIFFLINBURG -- Step one in deciding what to do with the structurally deficient borough building: find out how much it's going to cost to keep it from crumbling into Chestnut Street. Step two? Anybody's guess. The newly formed borough building committee met Tuesday night in a session that was largely informational. The Borough Council hasn't decided whether to tear down the structure at 333 Chestnut St., renovate it and move back in...

2008-06-18 18:00:30

By James Buescher BY JAMES BUESCHER Correspondent Even those who aren't superstitious might be thinking that the search for a new official seal for Millersville Borough is cursed. At a meeting last month, officials told residents that the borough had encountered yet another snag in what has become a more than seven-year effort to get a new borough seal. An artist recently contacted the borough with concerns that the new design infringes on her copyright. We can't talk too much about...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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