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Join the Lincolnville CRA Steering Committee

July 24, 2017

Lincolnville Community Redevelopment Area Steering Committee has a vacancy to fill and Historic City News readers are encouraged to apply now.  The application deadline is Wednesday, July 26, with the appointment by the City Commission […]

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Hey, we live up here!

July 21, 2017

St Augustine residents and Historic City News readers who rent an upstairs apartment from Dan Holiday in his historic building at 11 Aviles Street, like the fact that their homes are in the heart of […]

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Outside law firm investigates complaints against county manager

July 18, 2017

When St Johns County Commissioner Jeb Smith was contacted separately by two individuals seeking to report complaints that County Administrator Michael Wanchick made inappropriate gender specific comments towards women and derogatory comments offensive to persons […]

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City bans artists but not panhandlers or bucket beaters

July 17, 2017

Under the watchful eye of St Augustine Police Assistant Chief Anthony Cuthbert and Commander Jennifer Michaux, a bicycle officer patrols the Plaza de la Constitution and artists protesting their plight. If they set up to […]

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City attorney says City doesn’t ban artists or panhandlers

July 13, 2017

Comments made by local resident and government watchdog B. J. Kalaidi during Monday night’s city commission meeting, exposed that, with no public notice, the city attorney and city manager decided in 2016 that the City […]

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Freeman contributions from Kanti Patel hotels

July 11, 2017

After last night’s vote to approve re-zoning of three HP-5 lots that include the Barnacle Bill’s restaurant, Historic City News readers questioned how much money, if any, Patel had contributed to Leanna Freeman’s political campaign.

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Significant child welfare reforms enacted into law

July 10, 2017

Representative Cyndi Stevenson (R-St. Augustine), reported to Historic City News that substantial legislation focused on taking the next step in improving the Florida child welfare system has been enacted into law.

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Residents rise up against threats to ignore zoning laws

July 2, 2017

This Independence Day weekend, more than 70 St Augustine residents declared their independence from bad government, sloppy staff work, and commissioners who favor developers over city residents, during a protest in front of property that […]

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