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The City of Anderson continues to focus on the fire department’s plan to close stations 1 and 6 and build a new headquarters near St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. In June, the department closed station 3 on Columbus Avenue and moved its heavy rescue truck to station 1. Mayor Kevin Smith says he’s had to deal with two hard realities in preparing budgets the past two years: a city population that declined by 20,000 over the past couple of decades, and property tax revenue that dropped by $9 million since 2005.
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Today is Good Friday. All federal offices will be open. All state offices will be closed. Muncie City offices and county offices and courts in Delaware and Madison counties and town offices in Yorktown, Daleville and Chesterfield will be closed today. The bank will be open, but the license branch will be closed. The post […]18.04.14
With a capacity crowd looking on, Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler delivered the State of the City address at the Horizon Convention Center. He spoke of triumphs and challenges facing his city, in his more than one hour presentation. Tyler also noted the incredible increase in costs for snow removal, pothole repair and road de-icing material. […]18.04.14
A baby girl – born the same day a deadly accident claimed her father’s life – has been released from the hospital. Autumn Marie Sperry, who was born the night of April 6, spent the past week at Riley Hospital for Children receiving specialized care. The infant’s mother, Rebecca Sperry, faces physical therapy after suffering […]