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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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Spring forward – Daylight Saving Time kicks in this weekend. Before you go to bed Saturday night, set your clocks ahead one hour.07.03.14
The Indiana Department of Health Thursday night concluded testing on what was thought to be a contaminated bag of Skittles sold in Richmond and found there was absolutely nothing wrong with the candy. Field tests originally showed an unusual substance, but no toxins were found. A mother and her young son thought they had been […]07.03.14
In a special meeting this week, the Lapel Town Council unanimously decided to appeal a judge’s ruling that the town’s super-annexation was illegal. The town’s next step is to get a fiscal plan ready to find out how much an annexation will cost and how much additional revenue it will get back from new taxes. […]