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Dozens Of Kentucky Communities Receive Funding For Community Recreation Projects

  Gov. Andy Beshear’s Office in a release Monday announced 41 recreation projects throughout the commonwealth will receive federal funding for renovations and upgrades, totaling $4.3 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). 

 

Some communities receiving funding in western Kentucky include Benton, Drakesboro, Hopkinsville, Kuttawa, Murray/Calloway County, and Nortonville, as well as Carlisle, Christian, Livingston, Todd, and Trigg counties. Gifts will be allocated to parks in these communities in amounts ranging from $12,995 to the largest grant of $250,000.

 

Benton, Kentucky will use $12,995 to construct two new pavilions at H. H. Lovett Park. Additionally, Todd County received $250,000

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Another Boston hotel fires dozens of workers amid pandemic struggles

A Boston hotel is firing much of its staff as it struggles to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.The UNITE HERE Local 26 union says 52 workers at the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel have received termination notices.According to the union, the terminations are a violation of the Local 26’s contract with the Nine Zero Hotel. The union says intends to pursue every legal avenue possible to maintain the rights of those workers. The Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel shared the following statement with WCVB:”We are working diligently with the union in search of the best solution for our employees and business, which … read more