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Seven bids in stage one of water expansion project

Rome The city received seven bids for the first phase of the water service expansion project Wednesday. Phase one will bring public water service to residents in north and west Rome. Bids were received and opened Wednesday for extensions of water mains along Tannery Road, Oswego Road, Wuethrich Road, Hogsback Road, Routes 46 and 49 and Seifert Road. Approximately 100 parcels will... 4:00pm 09/03/15

Midair announces layoffs; county seeks assurances

County It’s rough flying this week at the already financially troubled Midair USA, an aircraft maintenance and overhaul operation at Griffiss International Airport. There’s turbulence on several fronts: -- Layoffs were announced Wednesday. -- The county, as Midair’s landlord at Griffiss,wants assurances that the company is landing new work and will bring back employees. The company... 4:00pm 09/03/15

RFA principal panel to interview three

Education Second interviews with three candidates for the position of Rome Free Academy principal are to be conducted Friday by a search committee, and school district Superintendent Jeffrey P. Simons says the schedule still calls for appointing a principal by mid-September. The committee interviewed five candidates last week, and Simons said Wednesday that follow-up questions have been... 4:00pm 09/03/15