‘I guess the bigger issue is there’s no place for them to move on,’ says Michelle Kinney, deputy minister of Health and Social Development with the Nunatsiavut Government of Happy Valley-Goose Bay’s homeless population. (Submitted by Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay) After a video of an Inuk man in handcuffs
By Marc Levy Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Judge Roanne Sragow watches a presentation during a 2015 visit to Cambridge City Hall. (Photo: John Hawkinson) In removing judge Roanne Sragow Licht, state District Court leadership has picked a fight with Cambridge city and church officials. The Rev. Adam Lawrence Dyer, lead
Seven homeless people who were forced to leave their tent camps earlier this year have sued Hennepin County and Minneapolis officials, seeking an end to any more clearing of encampments. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid and the American Civil Liberties Union
As the city of Wilmington renovates one of it its top tourist destinations, officials are also considering how to improve an area often frequented by the homeless and mentally ill. Eliminating the Riverwalk visitor center’s blind spots, adding surveillance cameras and site lighting are remedies the city plans to implement to address “certain behaviors” that
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Shelters and housing advocates in the Twin Cities are preparing for the drop in temperatures coming this week. Steve Horsfield, executive director of Simpson Housing Services, says he’s feeling pressure. “We know the cold weather’s coming,” Horsfield said. “This is Minnesota. It’s not a mystery.” RELATED: Mpls.
Newly-elected Perth mayor Basil Zempilas has spoken out about his radical plan for a ‘safer, cleaner, friendlier city’ ahead of his swearing-in on Monday. The high-profile Weekend Sunrise sports presenter and former Channel Seven host was voted in as Lord Mayor of the city on Saturday night. The father-of-three sparked