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Despite City posturing, King and Queen have “other plans”

September 1, 2014 | By More
Despite City posturing, King and Queen have “other plans”

There has been a lot of posturing over the past year as St Augustine’s 450th Commemoration Department has attempted to justify its existence and avoid further scrutiny of its failed promises of sponsorships, private partnerships, and events worthy of, well, a “celebration on the scale of the Olympics”, I believe the mayor once said.

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Oh good heaven, here comes 7-Eleven

September 1, 2014 | By More
Oh good heaven, here comes 7-Eleven

In a Sunday morning e-mail from Historic City News reader Kathy Schirmacher, the local news desk received unconfirmed bad news for North City residents that the building department of the City of St Augustine has issued a permit allowing the construction of a controversial 7-Eleven convenience store and gas station at 179 San Marco Avenue.

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Lifestyles of rich and famous city officials

August 31, 2014 | By More
Lifestyles of rich and famous city officials

Historic City News has learned that Commissioner Roxanne Horvath is taking a break from her “visioning” project for a few days to waste an estimated $2,553.17 more of the City’s money on a two-week junket with her husband, Peter Rumpel, when they traveled to Aviles and Sevilla, Spain, last Tuesday, August 26th; returning home Sunday, […]

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Delegation arrives from Spain – while mayor is in Spain

August 31, 2014 | By More
Delegation arrives from Spain – while mayor is in Spain

Like ships passing in the night, Vice-Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline will need to stand in for St Augustine Mayor Joe Boles on Tuesday to receive an official delegation from our Sister City, Aviles, Spain; while our mayor, and a cadre of city staff members and their spouses are taking a couple of weeks to do some […]

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