Phoenix to close parking lots at parks for weekend; Ducey slams city


Gov. Doug Ducey created a video in response to the Phoenix City Council closing public parks for Easter weekend and urges residents to celebrate outside.


Gov. Doug Ducey has demanded that Phoenix open public park amenities for the Easter weekend after the Phoenix City Council voted last month to prohibit grilling and close parking lots to prevent crowding.

In a letter to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego

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Port Huron Museum working with city on children’s exhibit for late 2021 debut


Local leaders are ironing out details to bring a hands-on children’s exhibit to the Port Huron Museum’s Carnegie Center later this year.

But while the original set of structural

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City of Dalton looking at ways to improve communication internally and with the public

Mar. 28—Post time-sensitive announcements to Facebook in both English and Spanish. Make sure all city committee meetings are posted on the city of Dalton’s online calendar. Create more digital content for social media.

Those are some of the preliminary recommendations presented Tuesday at a meeting of Dalton’s Public Safety Commission by consultant Jackie Killings, who has more than 20 years of experience in business and is active in a number

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City, San Diego Unified Leaders Urge Health Responsibility Over Spring Break

The entrance to the San Diego County Administration building in this file pho...

Photo by Alexander Nguyen

Above: The entrance to the San Diego County Administration building in this file photo taken Dec. 13, 2020.

As San Diego and its largest school system gradually reopen from COVID-19 shutdowns last year, city leaders cautioned students, parents and others to avoid large gatherings like the ones occurring in Miami Beach over Spring Break.

Spring Break in San Diego Unified effectively began when schools let out

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City, San Diego Unified leaders urge health responsibility over spring break –

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) –  As San Diego and its largest school system gradually reopen from COVID-19 shutdowns last year, city leaders cautioned students, parents and others to avoid large gatherings like the ones occurring in Miami Beach over Spring Break.

Spring Break in San Diego Unified effectively begins when school lets out today.

“San Diego has some of the best outdoor attractions in the world, but it’s not an excuse

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Roy Anderson to step aside from city council | Local News Stories

Montrose City Councilor Roy Anderson will step down from the city council, effective April 7, in his resignation letter, citing a serious medical situation concerning his wife.

After speaking with doctors and over the winter months, it became clear to Anderson that for his wife’s benefit, they would need to move to a lower altitude.

“When it comes to it, life and family are first. I’ve encouraged other people to

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Looking forward to enlarged pocket of paradise at LSP; Honor late doctor with street naming; Elect mayor/council who’ll elevate Jersey City | Letters

LSP plan will enhance our ‘paradise’

Ever since the first section opened in 1976, Liberty State Park has been a little pocket of paradise for Jersey City. It’s the go-to destination for the families who can’t make it to the Shore every summer, and this green haven is difficult to imagine as anything but.

However, the area where Liberty State Park now resides was once far from green. It was

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Locals call for city rec. changes | News

PLATTSBURGH — From walking trails to dog parks to ice rinks to programs, Plattsburgh City dwellers are craving recreation.

Officials canvassed residents from each city ward early this month, harvesting feedback as they map out a comprehensive master plan.

The six districts were divided into five virtual workshops, one shared by Wards 3 and 4, and were asked citywide questions, as well as those specific to their neck of the

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On the issues: City Council candidates weigh in on biggest issues | Politics

Ballots for the April 6 municipal election will soon be arriving and The Daily Sentinel this week has been covering the city council races that voters will be deciding.

Profiles of the eight candidates running for City Council can be found online at along with their complete answers to questions asked by The Daily Sentinel.

Included in those surveys to candidates were questions about some of the biggest issues

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Pamplin Media Group – City seeks input on Molalla Forest Road plan

Information and feedback can be left on special website regarding the Traverso section of the trail

The City of Canby is using an online open house to share a draft development plan for trail concepts along the Traverso section of Molalla Forest Road.

Those interested in more information and offering their opinions on the draft plan can do both at Responses to the plan are due by March 26.

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Vaccine event helps hundreds of Sun City residents get vaccinated

SUN CITY, AZ — It didn’t matter how they arrived or what they were driving. More than 500 people 55 and older who call Sun City home got their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Sundial Recreation Center Wednesday.

“It made life just so much more convenient just to be able to walk up, get my shot, walk home,” said Judy Bordson.

That’s the whole reason Maricopa County partnered

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Want to know where you’ll still need a mask in Dallas? City database is intended to help

Dallas residents can now check a new city database listing whether businesses are requiring masks for people who are inside.

The Dallas business mask requirements database launched Wednesday, hours after Gov. Greg Abbott’s orders lifting business occupancy restrictions and the state’s face-covering rule went into effect at midnight. The city is asking owners to fill out an online survey to have their businesses added to an interactive map displaying each

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City Launches Golf Course Survey | Local News

The Heritage Oaks Golf Course survey is now available online until March 19 at 5 p.m. for any member of the public to share their thoughts about the municipal facility.

The survey is part of the Heritage Oaks financial and operation analysis commissioned by City Council.

The 29-question survey includes inquiries about course operations, site improvements, course preferences, demographics and residency of the respondent.

Those who cannot participate in the

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Richardson businesses can require customers to wear masks, city says

Richardson City Council members on Monday discussed how Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to end the state’s mask mandate and allow bars and restaurants to reopen at full capacity may affect area residents and business owners.

As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up in North Texas and across the country, city officials also plotted out a reopening schedule for city facilities and services, with the library and recreation center among those buildings set

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City of Dover Facilities Reopening to Public March 8

The Dover Public Library will be open for four hours a day, five days a week. Hours of operation will be Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-6 p.m. Patrons will be able to come in and browse, check out items, visit the children’s library or the teen loft, or use the library’s computers to access the internet or print. Computer

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New York City Movie Theaters Scramble to Reopen After Yearlong Closures

As an actor, Liam Neeson is in rare company these days. He’s one of the few stars with movies that have actually opened in theaters in the past 12 months.

“We have streaming services, and they’re wonderful. But at the end of the day, we’re social beings. We like being with other people,” he says. “There is an inner joy of sitting there with popcorn and seeing a story unfold

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PARKS VOTE NEARS: City leaders talk potential; virtual town hall planned – Port Arthur News

Should a ballot proposition reallocating sales tax to improve two of the city’s parks be approved by voters in May, Adams Park would become a multi-use entity.

The park, which is in the 3400 to 3600 blocks of 61st Street, already tout sports and event seating, competition level fields, walking tracks, soccer fields, cricket fields and lighting, Port Arthur Parks and Recreation Director Chandra Alpough said.

In addition, the

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Boston boosts activity in city schools, restaurants

BOSTON (SHNS) – Three hundred and forty-nine days since they were last in classrooms, some of Boston’s youngest students went back to school on Monday.

The state’s largest school district welcomed back students in pre-kindergarten through grade three whose families had opted in for in-person learning, joining the high-priority students who had already returned to school buildings.

Boston schools were forced into remote learning as of March 17, 2020 as

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More than recreation, ice in Traverse City was a brisk business | News

TRAVERSE CITY — During this stressful “pandemic” winter, northern Michiganders may be happy to hear of even a small reason to rejoice, of one local tradition that is carrying on.

This tradition generates serious discussion in the media, and surely during many of those now ubiquitous online friends and family meetings. The topic in question? Ice.

Yes, ice.

Will the bays freeze over? How thick is the ice on the

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Moscow City Council approves change to landlord, tenant code

Feb. 17—The city of Moscow should be able to save thousands of dollars in unpaid utility bills by tenants and in the staff time used to manage the process after the City Council’s action Tuesday night.

Moscow loses $41,250 on average each year in unpaid bills and staff time and the cost is spread across all Moscow utility users.

The Moscow City Council approved a resolution authorizing a revised process

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