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Bricks Are Back

April 16, 2008

Thanks to Dr. Sue Middleton, saving the city’s brick streets is on city hall’s front burner. In an interview with Kathy Schirmacher, Secretary/Treasurer of the Citizens for the Preservation of St. Augustine (CPSA), she informed […]

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Sign of the times

April 15, 2008

With continued weakening of new and resale homes and fewer sub-prime loans available from lenders, slow real estate sales are taking their toll on real estate agencies — and St. Augustine is no exception. There […]

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Deputy Oke rescues swimmer

April 11, 2008

When a boat and its four passengers capsized in the Atlantic Ocean at Matanzas inlet yesterday, one of those stranded on a sandbar attempted the dangerous maneuver of swimming through the strong currents to shore. […]

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St. Augustine News – Historic City Media

April 7, 2008

Local news from St. Augustine should come from St. Augustine. The major, traditional print media in town relies heavily on wire service stories, even on the editorial and opinions pages. The broadcast media lacks the […]

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Avenue “D” nears completion

April 6, 2008

Won’t be long now. The finishing touches are being completed to Avenue “D” Extension at it’s new intersection with U.S. 1 North; across from the Madeira sales office.

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Big brother: Traffic Cameras

April 6, 2008

I’ve read several articles and witnessed the installation of traffic cameras in surrounding areas and have to wonder if traffic surveillance cameras are not inevitable in our future. Last week, red light cameras were activated […]

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CRA’s boost community redevelopment

April 3, 2008

The staff at The St. Augustine Record published an editorial rightfully supporting CRA’s that allow a local government to target an incremental increase in property taxes from an area for a certain period of time […]

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Pirates of Penzance at Pedro

April 2, 2008

Some of you may not think you would enjoy Pirates of Penzance. Trust me. You’ll like it! First Coast Opera has assembled an outstanding cast for a show that combines the need for good actors […]

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Movie filming: “The Year of Easter”

March 29, 2008

Lights, camera, action… in America’s oldest city. A movie is being filmed in St. Augustine called “The Year of Easter.” It’s based on a true story about a little Lebanese girl — Yvonne Rice — […]

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Proposed marina in limbo

March 28, 2008

A Fort Myers developer is proposing to convert Oyster Creek Marina into luxury condominiums and a yacht harbor, but the plan appears to be sinking. Mark Knight, city planning and building director, said Thursday that […]

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Legislature makes apology for slavery

March 27, 2008

By BRENT KALLESTAD The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature formally apologized Wednesday for its long support of slavery in a resolution calling for reconciliation.

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Concerts in the Plaza Season 18

March 26, 2008

The 2008 season of Concerts in the Plaza, begins on the first Thursday night in April and continues with concerts every Thursday at 7:00pm through August with special holiday concerts on Memorial Day and Labor […]

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Florida Sierra Club recognizes activists

March 25, 2008

The Sierra Club recognized several local residents for environmental activism, leadership and service. Pictured are award recipients Bryanne Hamilton, Tom Larson and Bill Hamilton.

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