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Candidates and the Arts: Cyndi Stevenson

August 6, 2008 0

Question #1 General Fund Revenue will be very difficult to come by for the foreseeable future due to Federal and State mandates, rising costs for essential services and continued mandates for property tax reductions.

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Candidates and the Arts: Albert J. Abbatiello

August 6, 2008 0

1. Public Funding and the Arts Public funding is available in the form of grants (federal and state), private/corporate, other philanthropic organizations. There are likely many more sources of funding that I’m unaware of. It’s […]

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Reject the proposed charter on Election Day

August 3, 2008 1

As you might imagine, there has been a considerable amount written about the proposed “charter” form of government for St. Johns County – both in support and against. It has been the subject of local […]

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Guest Column – Cyndi Stevenson

July 13, 2008 0

Your Taxes-Your Community-Your Quality of Life Like you, the county is facing costly price increases and budget uncertainties caused by the slowing economy and Amendment 1. To address that county staff and our new administrator, […]

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Anti-crime youth grants went to golf programs

July 5, 2008 0

According to a report published yesterday in the Washington Independent, a new investigation of the Justice Department with ties back to the First Coast is now gaining traction.

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Treasure hunting in Florida

June 25, 2008 0

In a communication from Chuck Meide, LAMP Director, that was received by Historic City News this week, we were asked to show our support in preserving Florida’s archaeological and historical heritage.

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Visual pollution in political campaigns

June 24, 2008 1

It is another election year. There will be a test on August 26, 2008 that will settle a number of local issues. There will be another test on November 4, 2008 that, for some, will […]

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Safety first this 4th of July

June 20, 2008 0

St. Augustine’s annual “Fireworks Over The Matanzas” draws more people–and cars–into the downtown area than any other single event all year long. A growing trend in recent years has been the use of bicycles by […]

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City officials and residents working together

June 11, 2008 0

Thanks to some quick thinking on the part of Len Weeks, the cooperation of other Hypolita Street property owners and the support of the St. Augustine City Commission, one of the city’s four-block-long streets will […]

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