People wanting to participate in Bastrop’s city-run fitness and recreation programming will soon have to pay to participate in activities, exercise classes and other events. Beginning in April, Bastrop will enter into Phase Two of its city-run recreational programming, which will come with a pilot registration and membership process as well as required […]

By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Throughout the pandemic, many seniors have been isolated from loved ones and flooded with grim news of their peers dying from the coronavirus at disproportionate rates. As spirits waned, the director of a Colorado nonprofit dedicated to shifting the mindset […]

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Illuminights is wrapping up a magical season, but there are still three more nights left to enjoy the second annual Winter Walk of Lights. You can expect beautiful lights, fun displays and great photo opportunities. There are some new additions this year, including fake snow and […]

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again. It’s the most prized name in the basket of brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up since the coronavirus pandemic bowled over the U.S. […]

THE NEEDIEST CASES FUND As their communities’ needs shifted amid the pandemic, these neighbors offered help. On a blustery day in May, Vanessa Fransen rolled her wagon up to a house in Makoti, N.D. She deposited a bundle on the doormat, rang the doorbell and sprinted away. But this wasn’t […]

Pro-choice activists demonstrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on March 4. Saul Loeb/Getty Images Subscribe to What Next on Apple Podcasts for the full episode. As we watch the Senate rush to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court this week, many people are worried about what her seating on […]

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps yesterday announced in a statement on Twitter that Italy, Vatican City and the microstate of San Marino would be losing their ‘air bridge’ status from this Sunday October 18 at 4am, leaving just four restriction-free destinations for British holidaymakers: Germany, Gibraltar, Greece and Sweden. Even then, several of these […]

Mainland Greece is still on the cards for holidaymakers from England and Wales British holidaymakers can now visit just eight countries without restrictions, as Liechtenstein begins its ban on travellers from the UK. Of the UK’s green-listed countries, only Germany, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Turkey, mainland Greece, Gibraltar and San Marino […]

Rowena Howie, retailer at The Revival Retro Boutique Rishi Sunak has unveiled a series of measures to shore up jobs and businesses against a second wave of the virus.  But what do small businesses think of the package? The Telegraph spoke to four business owners on the frontline.  Rowena Howie, retailer […]

(Bloomberg) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. were left off Ant Group’s upcoming stock sale in Hong Kong because of their past work with rivals of its affiliate Alibaba, according to people familiar with the matter. Bankers have been told by senior executives at Alibaba Group […]