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  • Local October art exhibits you don’t want to miss


    Looking to get lost in St Augustine’s rich art and culture heritage this fall? There are now a number of ongoing exhibits to explore right here in town.

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  • The best in St Augustine music and entertainment this week


    A number of musical and performing arts events are sure to keep Historic City News subscribers in St Augustine bustling, even as we leave summer behind and enter fall in full force.

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  • City recycling will be back to normal next week


    St Augustine’s Solid Waste Division will once again be collecting residential recycling next Thursday, October 20 or Friday, October 21 after a pause in the service due to the city’s focus on Hurricane Ian-related debris and waste collection.

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  • Free parking and shuttle for Rhythm & Ribs


    Complimentary satellite parking and a shuttle service to the St. Johns County and St. Augustine Visitor Information Center will be available to the public on Saturday, October 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. to facilitate attendance at the Rotary Club’s Rhythm and Ribs Festival.

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  • Neighborhood Council holds city commission candidate forum


    Burry Gowen, president, will serve as moderator and will ask questions collected from residents when the Neighborhood Council of St Augustine presents its 2022 City Commission Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 19th at the Waterworks Building, located at 184 San Marco Avenue.

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  • Editorial Board makes recommendations for November General Election


    Over the past 22 years, Historic City News has published the recommendations of our volunteer Editorial Review Board, this being the 11th election year.  Aided in part by research completed by our staff reporter, Lou Anthony, the Board faced some interesting contests for their consideration this year. 

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  • You can not vote in November if you are not registered by Tuesday


    Almost all Historic City News subscribers are registered and eager to vote in the General Mid-term Election to be held on November 8, 2022.   However, you cannot vote in November if you are not registered by Tuesday.  Unlike the August Primary Election, all registered St Johns County voters will vote in November – even if the seat is only contested by a “write-in” candidate, whom many consider nothing more than a “spoiler”.

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  • St Augustine responds to frequent questions


    The City of St. Augustine has published responses to post-Hurricane Ian recovery questions frequently asked by Historic City News subscribers. The information provides key insights into topics ranging from debris cleanup to flooding to financial assistance.

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  • Ian recovery programs are available for residents


    The Florida Division of Emergency Management announced to local Historic City News reporters that there are already a number of programs available to Florida home and business owners in need of recovery assistance related to property damages and economic injuries sustained during Hurricane Ian.

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  • Fort Matanzas reopens for visitors


    Fort Matanzas National Monument is now officially and immediately resuming its visitor services, including access to nature trails, the park visitor center, and the ferry service to-and-from historic Fort Matanzas.

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  • City hires contractor to assist in debris removal


    Historic City News has been informed that on Friday, October 7, 2022, contractor DRC Emergency Services will be making rounds throughout St Augustine to collect debris from the storm, focusing on those areas that were hardest-hit.

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