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28 Sep Manhattan Streets Washed By Flood Waters

Wanted to share about a study examining the impact of rising sea levels in New York City. -Mayor Billy   500-Year Floods Coming to New York Every 24 Years, Study Says INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS / BY PHIL MCKENNA / Sept. 28, 2015 Thanks to climate change and stronger storms, floods wash the streets of Manhattan much more often, study says. New York City is vulnerable to rising seas and larger, more powerful storms that result in more frequent and intense flooding and what was once a 500-year flood prior to human-induced climate change now occurs...

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11 Sep Rest In Peace James Pruitt

We lost another good man. -Mayor Billy A gentleman and an icon: Longtime Beaufort grocer James W. Pruitt dies at 83 THE BEAUFORT GAZETTE / STEPHEN FASTENAU - September 10, 2015 During the final days of his life, James W. Pruitt liked to sit at the dining room table in the morning watching the lake and birds and deer visit the backyard of the home he lived in on Cat Island.   He watched sports on television, worked on jigsaw puzzles and dropped everything to visit with his "adopted" great-grandchildren.   Pruitt died Wednesday at age 83...

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11 Sep Capital Projects: Update

At the beginning of the New Year,  I reported that during 2015 we would be very busy with some of the largest undertakings the city has made in years, if not ever. Over the past few weeks, I have received a number of inquiries about the status of these projects. The following is an update:     Firehouse construction is underway, on schedule and on budget.  The related storm water project, that will serve the firehouse, the adjacent bowling center and land behind both making room for private residential development, will begin soon.Allison...

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09 Sep Tides and New Normal

Here's an article about the tidal influence on water levels for our neighbor's in Charleston. -Mayor Billy   Bolster communities’ resilience against rising sea levels THE POST AND COURIER / BY HOLLY BAMFORD/Sept. 9, 2015 For ocean-dependent states and coastal communities like Charleston, sea level rise is a reality that cannot be avoided. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric study released today shows that between May 2014 and May 2015 Charleston dealt with more than 30 days of “nuisance flooding.” This is probably no surprise to anyone who has stepped into puddles in Charleston’s City...

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france

18 Feb Paris is the most beautiful love city

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18 Feb Playing live instruments in our pub

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greece

18 Feb Do you have any plans for your holidays

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book

17 Feb He is selling the best book

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fishing

17 Feb A best way to go fishing

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17 Feb Healthy life style

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