Ohio University to Host Town-Gown Summit 

Ohio University and the City of Athens will co-host the fifth annual Ohio Town and Gown Association Summit from July 14-15. The virtual Summit will bring together municipal, community and higher education leaders from across the state to discuss and explore best practices to strengthen partnerships. 

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UND, Grand Forks Recognized for Collaboration 

The city of Grand Forks and UND have been recognized with one of the nation's highest awards for outstanding town and gown relationships. The city and university were selected as the winners of the Larry Abernathy Award from the ITGA. The award is given annually to a city and university that best exemplify the mission of ITGA. 

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Boston Mayor Launches Task Force on PILOTS 

Property tax exemptions for non-profit organizations, a group that includes small charity groups but also big institutions like colleges, insurers and hospitals, have long been a point of contention in some circles, and on Monday Boston Mayor Kim Janey formed a task force to look into the situation.

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