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Sen. Witkos Receives Town Crier Award

From Senator Kevin Witkos: Senator Kevin Witkos (R-Canton) has been recognized by the Council of Small Towns (COST) with the Town Crier Award. The award is bestowed upon lawmakers and municipal ... read more

Town Crier community meetings Jan. 21-27

— Young Women of Church Women United, 9-10 a.m. conference call. Info: 704-278-3505. — Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Early games 5 pm, regular bingo 7 pm, 704-798-8168. — Postponed until Tuesday: ... read more

Oyez, oyez, oyez: Why Pontefract heritage group brought back town crier for their Yorkshire community

Eighteen months ago, a community group took the decision to revive a centuries-old tradition by reinstating a town crier in their area. Laura Drysdale explores why. It may have been more commonplace i... read more

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Town Crier: Many Montclarions leave holiday lights on well past Jan. 1

January is a tough month. Let’s face it — the holidays are over and tax season is on the horizon. It’s easy to slip into a funk, But here’s a way to spread joy without lifting a finger. Leave your lig... read more

History: When OLiver came a-calling in the ’50s

The Town Crier phone number evolved from Capt. Larz Neilson’s old home number, 2346. It became OL8-2346. Before he started the Town Crier in 1955, he had been editor of the Wilmington Cru ... read more


AIM Media Texas, parent company of Valley publications that include The Monitor, The Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star, El Nuevo Heraldo, Mid-Valley Town Crier, The Coastal Current and El Extra, ... read more

New law allows urgent court transfers

Several California Senate and Assembly bills wended through the State Legislature and became law Jan. 1. Over the next few weeks, the Town Crier will explain their ramifications. SB 1208, authorized b... read more

‘Town Crier’ Ray Kukulski Has Died

Georgetown's Ray Kukulski at the City Tavern Club in 2010. Photo by Robert Devaney. The “town crier” of Georgetown, Ray Kukulski — the man that almost every resident in Georgetown paid attention to on ... read more

Here Comes The Snow

COST Presents Town Crier Award: The Connecticut Council of Small Towns (COST), which represents 110 smaller communities throughout Connecticut, presented two lawmakers with Town Crier Awards at ... read more

First town crier with Down syndrome recognized as honorary member of Ontario Guild of Town Criers

The Town Crier of Olde Halifax — the first in Canada with Down syndrome — has received another feather in his cap. Will Brewer was presented with an honorary membership in the Ontario Guild of Town Cr... read more

Fairbanks election notebook: A town crier, machine troubles, tripartisanship and more

HEALY—Tina Graham, Healy town crier for the day, stepped outside the Tri-Valley Community Center on election morning and announced, “Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the polls are now open.” She even added a little ... read more

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