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Washington County awards its largest broadband project since the start of the initiative

By Paul Fedore / September 26, 2023
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On July 20th, the Washington County Commissioners awarded the final three projects for the third phase of the Broadband Program to Comcast. This group of projects is the largest and the most expensive since the start of the initiative back in 2021. These projects will extend broadband access too 2,600 previously unserved locations in East […]

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Tell your Commissioners: Practice Transparency when Spending Opioid Settlement Funds

By Paul Fedore / August 10, 2023
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There is a lot of money coming into local governments from the recent opioid settlements, and county commissioners are the ones in charge of spending it. There is nothing saying that the public must be made aware of how they spend the funds. We need to make sure these funds are used properly, and the […]

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Washington County Continues to Expand Broadband Service

By Paul Fedore / November 11, 2022
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Washington County is continuing to expand internet service in hopes that, ultimately, the entire county can access it. The latest phase of the Broadband Initiative plan will earmark $50 million over the next six to nine months to connect 5,000 homes, schools, and businesses to internet services. Thirty million of that is coming from the […]

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Economic Solutions, not Empty Soundbites

By Veronica Coptis / August 20, 2020
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As the general election gets closer so do the campaign ads, endorsements, and conversations on who to vote for and why. In Greene and Washington counties, it means seeing and hearing big bold rhetoric about the importance of voting to save coal and gas jobs. These jobs are critical to our region. However, protecting our […]

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