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Mayor Winnecke’s Traveling City Hall to Discuss Snow Removal

How does Evansville decide which streets to clear first following a snow storm, and who is responsible for clearing ice and snow from sidewalks? Evansville Transportation and Services Director Todd Robertson will discuss the city’s snow removal program at the first Traveling City Hall meeting of 2014.

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Franklin Street Events Association Hosting Mardi Gras Celebrations in February

The non-profit organization looks to "laissez les bons temps rouler" (let the good times roll) with Cajun-themed events beginning in late-February and ending in early-March.

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No Harmful Chemicals Detected in Evansville’s Drinking Water

The latest lab tests from the Evansville Water & Sewer Utility (EWSU) continue to show below-detection levels of MCHM in intake water from the Ohio River, and all odor tests yield negative results.

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Learn Fitness Fundamentals at This Month’s ‘Fitness In The Park’

The first “Fitness in the Park” event of 2014 is this Saturday, January 18th, at Swonder Ice Arena Fitness Center, located at 209 N. Boeke Road, from 9am-11am. The program will begin with a warm-up session followed by weight training led by Tony Maslan, Director of Personal Training, Custom Fit at Bob’s Gym.

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Evansville Water & Sewer Utility Lifts Water Conservation Notice

From the Evansville Water & Sewer Utility (EWSU):

The EWSU has lifted the request for water conservation and thanks the community’s residents and businesses for their actions to use less water over the past few days.

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Berry Plastics Announces Hundreds of New Jobs Coming to Evansville and Indiana

Berry Plastics announced plans to further optimize production and relocate manufacturing equipment to four of its Indiana manufacturing operations. The Company will invest approximately $31 million for new infrastructure and equipment, and will also transfer existing equipment from other Berry Plastics facilities.

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New Playground Equipment Coming to Three Evansville Parks

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announces the installation of new playground equipment at three neighborhood parks, starting today. Mayor Winnecke said the Parks Department would utilize funds carried over from the 2013 Parks budget for improvements to Lorraine Park on the city’s East Side, Casselberry Park and Sixth Avenue Park on the city’s West Side.

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Don Mattingly and the Dodgers Agree to Contract Extension

Evansville’s Don Mattingly will spend a few more years with the Dodgers. CBSSports.com and ESPN are reporting that an agreement has reached for a multi-year extension to Mattingly’s contract.

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Groundbreaking for Evansville Downtown Hotel Delayed – Thanks Mother Nature!

Mother Nature's frigid turn is one of the reasons the groundbreaking for Evansville's new downtown hotel, scheduled for later this month, has been postponed. So when will construction begin?

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‘Clean Evansville’ Kicks Off Third Year This Saturday!

Clean Evansville will target the North Main Street area during the monthly trash pick-up this Saturday, January 4, from 9am-11am. The teams will gather at locations near North Main and Division Street to collect litter along streets and through some neighborhoods west and north of the intersection.

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