Monroe County

Local towns expect influx of tax pre-payers

Despite some confusion over the new rules, local town and county officials are still expecting a very busy day on Friday with homeowners who want to pay...
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Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:13pm
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Finger Lakes region to share nearly $64 million in state economic development funds

(WXXI News & AP) Communities in New York state are splitting $755 million in state economic development funding. State officials announced the...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:35pm
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Monroe County lawmakers approved the 2018 budget

The Monroe County Legislature approved the 2018 budget Tuesday night by a vote of 26 to 3. The budget totals nearly $1.2 billion, which Monroe County...
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Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:38pm
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Dinolfo unveils 2018 budget: tax rate flat; child services, opioid epidemic among areas addressed

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo unveiled a $1.2 billion budget on Tuesday. She says for the second straight year, the spending plan holds the...
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Wed, 11/15/2017 - 5:45am
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Monroe County has high "fiscal stress" according to report from the NYS Comptroller

Monroe County has the highest fiscal stress of any municipality in the state. That according to the latest survey on fiscal stress released by New York...
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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:58am
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Forget the Silver Lining

The word "greenology" has not made it into any dictionary yet, but I'm guessing it's only a matter of time. Google it. It's already becoming a cliche on the World Wide Web.

There are greenology sites that explain all things green, and there are a number of businesses jumping on the green wagon by calling themselves names like Greenology Plant Care. My favorite is a link to a t-shirt:

http://www.lovestogarden.com/index.php/tee-shirts/greenology...

Greenology could also become a political approach that could be used when the economy is lousy, the budget is in the red, your favored projects appear to be flailing, you've lost a lawsuit, and controversy surrounds several recent actions taken by local lawmakers belonging to your political party.

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