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By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton is getting a new comprehensive plan with a refreshed outlook on the county’s future and a new name: “Your Northampton 2040.” The title refers to the comprehensive plan’s purpose to describe “the community’s vision for where it wants to be in the next 20 years.” The...
By Stefanie Jackson – The public hearing on the annual update of the Northampton County Public Schools comprehensive improvement plan prompted discussion of a wide range of topics, from everyday matters like class schedules to hot-button issues like school discipline. “Each child is important and entitled to the opportunity to...
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By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton citizens attended a meeting hosted by the Berkley Group consulting firm Tuesday night, and they participated in a small-group activity that provided insight on how the county comprehensive plan should be updated. The comprehensive plan will undergo changes with “meaningful public input as a cornerstone,”...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County has restarted the process of updating its comprehensive plan with greater emphasis on citizen input – Sept. 9 kickoff meetings were open to the public at five locations, one in each voting district – but one citizen felt shut out when he wasn’t...
By Stefanie Jackson – Nassawadox is still adjusting to the loss of Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital two years after the facility moved to its new location, and the town council is working continually to save money wherever possible and create new revenue streams to pay for the services the...