U.S. Representative Sue Myrick today announced her support of a proposal to stabilize the housing market through tax credits for homeowners and additional incentives for lenders to work with homeowners to avoid foreclosure.The proposal, crafted by House Republicans, would offer a $15,000 home-buyer credit for all home purchases for buyers who with at least a 5% down payment. This provision is identical to the Real Help for Homebuyers Act that Rep. Myrick introduced earlier this month. […]
Families who participated in the first student-assignment lottery and wish to place their child in a different school have until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27 to request reassignment. Reassignment requests are considered for four reasons:
• The student wishes to attend his/her home school (placement is guaranteed)
• Child of CMS staff member (placement is not guaranteed)
• Student’s medical and/or health condition (families must complete the CMS medical packet)
• Extreme hardship, which are circumstances that affect a family’s ability to support the student’s educational success. • Hardship requests require a written explanation and supporting documents. […]
The Levine Senior Center’s Third Anniversary Open House this Saturday, March 28. Visitors will be able to meet instructors, sample classes, take tours, have snacks, and maybe win prizes at the drawings held every hour.
The Open House at the Levine Senior Center is from 10-2 at 1050 Devore Lane in Matthews.
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Last night at approximately 11:30 pm, Matthews Police received a report that an individual was robbed at gunpoint in a home on Springwater Drive. It was stated that there were two suspects, last seen running out of the home and their location was not known. Both suspects were described as being African American […]
Parents from Mint Hill and the surrounding area came out to Independence High School last night for the first of two workshops on the boundaries for the new Mint Hill high school. Get the full story in Thursday’s Mint Hill Times.
There will be a school boundary meeting tonight at Independence High from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is holding a series of workshops to ask for input on proposed boundary options for five new schools. CMS will open three new elementary schools and two new high schools in the 2010-2011 school year. During the […]