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All three warrant articles were passed unanimously by the 232 residents in attendance with no discussion, meaning the town will assume ownership of the flood-prone park in early 2016.
U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, on Wednesday announced $1.7 million to the Lafayette Consolidated Government Fire Department The grant is awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Program.
A six-year-old boy kissed a classmate and got suspended for sexual harassment. Now his mom is fighting to get the incident removed from his record.
All homes and businesses that are currently "grandfathered." These are properties that were built to code and later remapped into a higher risk area.
By Anne Coburn-Griffis OTTAWA - The end of the calendar year meant the need for Ottawa Village Council members to approve costs for chemicals used at the Village of Ottawa's wastewater treatment plant.
President Obama criticized the media for focusing on the failures of government, like the IRS scandal and the botched Obamacare rollout, while ignoring its successes: Part of the reason people are so skeptical is that when we do things right, they don't get a lot of attention.
The selection was made by a national board chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America; The Salvation Army; and United Way ... (more)
THIS WEEK representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency set up shop at the Diamond Village Hall.FEMA funds are being made available to local victims in Will and Grundy County thanks to a federal disaster declaration from President Barack Obama.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing its Disaster Recovery Center at Longmont's Twin Peaks Mall, 1250 S. Hover St., as of 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Town of Westerly just announced its been awarded two significant storm mitigation grants; one for Misquamicut and the other, while awarded to Westerly, will surely benefit Pawcatuck: a Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program grant to clean up the hazardous vegetative debris in the Pawcatuck River.
This story is contributed by a member of the Knoxville community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Knoxville News Sentinel Lincoln Memorial University will host a US Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education course February 11-13.
Susan Wilson, chief of FEMA's Floodplain Management and Insurance branch, speaks at National Flood Insurance Reform Program town hall meeting at New College on Tuesday.
A federal judge has denied a motion to throw out the conviction of a former south Mississippi mayor sentenced to probation in a Hurricane Katrina fraud case.
The New York Times published a lengthy report on the more than 30,000 residents who remain displaced from Hurricane Sandy - from Long Beach to Toms River, New Jersey - and are mired still in mind-boggling bureaucratic red tape and face financial ruin.
Jonie and Aaron Greenwood, at their home at 13494 74th Ave. N in Seminole, bought their waterfront home last July, thinking that their flood insurance premium would be a few thousand dollars a year.
The program will hire about 230 temporary workers to address cleanup and recovery issues across Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Logan, Morgan, Washington and Weld counties.