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GOVERNMENT

Jay Morris aids Ben Rich in attack on Commissioner McClure

Jay Morris aids Ben Rich in attack on Commissioner McClure

Once again, County Commission chairman, Jay Morris, allows the public to make politically motivated comments during this morning’s regular meeting — and, once again, District 3 commissioner Bill McClure is the victim of the attack.

October 21, 2014 | By More
Flushing of city fire hydrants begins tomorrow

Flushing of city fire hydrants begins tomorrow

The City of St Augustine reports that starting tomorrow; they will finally have an explanation for instances of reduced water pressure and discolored water for Historic City News readers who live or work in the city — south of King Street between the Matanzas and San Sebastian Rivers.

October 21, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

K-9 Baron Day

K-9 Baron Day

By proclamation of the St Johns Board of County Commissioners, today, October 21st, was designated as “K-9 Baron Day”. Deputy Sheriff Farrah Ashe, Baron’s handler, accepted the proclamation during the regular business meeting at the St Johns County Auditorium.

October 21, 2014 | By More
Pirate Escapades at St. Francis House

Pirate Escapades at St. Francis House

Judy Dembowski, the Executive Director of St. Francis House, reported to Historic City News that St. Johns County Assistant County Administrator, Jerry Cameron, has been gathering treasures for the emergency shelter in St Augustine.

October 18, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

Intoxicated drivers among police activity this weekend

Intoxicated drivers among police activity this weekend

A 20-year-old St Augustine resident, Leah Maria Boschetti, whose last known address was reported to Historic City News as 166 Laguna Court in Saint Augustine, was arrested by St Augustine Police on Friday afternoon when she was unable to pass a field sobriety test. Boschetti was taken into custody at the scene of a motor […]

October 20, 2014 | By More
Fleeing felon charged with death of K-9 Baron

Fleeing felon charged with death of K-9 Baron

The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit reports to Historic City News that they were able to obtain and have served an arrest warrant naming 27-year-old Brandon Bernard Allison in connection with the death of K-9 Baron during an encounter with the police dog while trying to flee Deputy Farrah Ashe.

October 15, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Local Cultural Council hires Jacksonville consultant

Local Cultural Council hires Jacksonville consultant

The St. Johns Cultural Council has announced that they have retained the services of Smith Creative Consulting, LLC, in Jacksonville, and appointed its founder, Jeffrey A Smith, as their Director of Strategic Partnerships.

October 18, 2014 | By More
Success story: Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops

Success story: Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops

St Augustine businessman, Stephen DiMare, is growing his company again. The popsicle maker is looking to grow its retail presence in general, as Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops prepares to open its fifth shop in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood.

October 16, 2014 | By More

St Augustine | St Johns County | Historic Coast News

Kalaidi: Vote for best “LADY” for mayor

Kalaidi: Vote for best “LADY” for mayor

Kalaidi: Vote for best “LADY” for mayor Citing a need for better transparency in government operations, both at the county and city level in St Augustine, resident and taxpayer advocate, Betty Jane (B.J.) Kalaidi told members of the St Johns County Commission this morning that, although the podium had been misused in recent weeks to […]

October 21, 2014 | By More
Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

2014-2015 FOSTER CARE/ADOPTIONPRE-SERVICE CLASS SCHEDULE Meetings are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 1955 US1 South (just south of the 312 intersection), St. Augustine, FL 32086. Use the building entrance facing US 1 and the duck pond. Location may be changing in late February 2015 due to FIP program office relocation. For information: […]

October 20, 2014 | By More
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