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  • Florida Supreme Court has recently disciplined 11 attorneys


    Leslie H. Smith, Spokesperson for the Department of Lawyer Regulation of The Florida Bar informed local Historic City News reporters that the Florida Supreme Court has recently disciplined 11 attorneys, suspending five, reprimanding two, and revoking the licenses of four. One attorney was placed on probation.

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  • Planned road closure report this week from Northeast FDOT


    Florida Department of Transportation Community Outreach Specialist Allen Nelson has updated Historic City News with the weekly lane closure report containing information regarding ongoing construction projects and traffic impacts for the coming week.  Our readers and subscribers will be updated every Friday by 5:00 p.m., with some unavoidable exceptions and state holidays.

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  • St Johns County Commission February 15 meeting overview


    Historic City News is pleased to report the highlights of the regular meeting of the St Johns County Commission held on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, as published by the St Johns County Civic Roundtable.

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  • Issues before the legislature:  Push to legalize recreational marijuana


    Historic City News subscribers need drive no further than Ponce de Leon Boulevard to see proof that the Florida cannabis industry has its eyes on the potential $6 billion industry and comparatively small local communities like St Augustine are not exempt from its focus.

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  • Beginning March 26 Elite Airways expands air service to Portland Maine


    Elite Airways LLC announced expanding air service at Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St Augustine with new nonstop service to Portland International Jetport (PMW) in Maine.  The new service starts March 26 and will operate on Saturdays traveling southbound and Sundays going northbound. Elite’s existing service between St Augustine and Newark will add a third day of flights from late March through mid-May then return to twice weekly throughout the summer.

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  • Recover damages for annoying robocalls


    Historic City News subscribers who continue to receive annoying telemarketing robocalls after listing themselves on the federal Do Not Call List and on the state Do Not Call List has a clear and straightforward method to recover damages.  Did you know you could get money to help ease the continuing aggravation?

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  • Planned road closure report this week from Northeast FDOT


    Florida Department of Transportation Community Outreach Specialist Allen Nelson has updated Historic City News with the weekly lane closure report containing information regarding ongoing construction projects and traffic impacts for the coming week.  Our readers and subscribers will be updated every Friday by 5:00 p.m., with some unavoidable exceptions and state holidays.

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  • Vilano Beach Main Street February community meeting


    Linda LaCerva recently invited Historic City News subscribers to attend and participate in the next community meeting of Vilano Beach Main Street. This meeting will provide the public an opportunity to meet the new Board of Directors and to learn more about their exciting plans.

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  • Political fight underway as residents flee to Citizens to escape usury homeowner insurance premiums


    Historic City News founder Michael Gold got bad news in the mailbox this week, and he finds out that he is just one of many local homeowners facing soaring homeowner insurance premiums this year.  The personal lines manager at Ancient City Insurance had already warned that “there was a significant increase in the premium” charged by Gainesville-based Tower Hill Insurance Company.  The annual premium under the former policy was about $1,200, however, under the renewal in another program through Tower Hill, this year’s coverage would be nearly $2,500 if accepted.

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  • St Augustine Beach gives notice of interim city commissioner vacancy


    City of St Augustine Beach Communications and Events Coordinator, Melinda Conlon, gave notice to local Historic City News reporters that the commission is accepting resumes and letters of intent to fill an interim vacancy created on the board by the resignation of former commissioner Ernesto Juan Torres-Perez.

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  • State declines to review SilverLeaf Comp Plan amendment under request for expedited review


    Historic City News has learned that the Board of St Johns County Commissioners will have to “reconsider” a key part of the expansion of SilverLeaf development approved on December 21, 2021.  The approval came after a 4-1 split vote with Commissioner Paul Waldron dissenting.

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