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Utility still seeking input on lakes plan

posted: 05/29/2016 3:01 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas Water is taking input through June 17 on its updated plan to govern recreational activities on and near its two water sources -- Lake Maumelle and Lake Winona.

Public divided over Little Rock bike bid

posted: 05/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Proposals to remove on-street parking along Seventh Street in downtown Little Rock and replace it with bike lanes were met with mixed reviews from area business owners and commuters Thursday.

Judge denies Little Rock worker's retrial bid, says case on racial bias lacking

posted: 05/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock's diversity manager is not entitled to a new trial in her racial discrimination lawsuit against the city that a jury deemed unfounded earlier this year, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

Youth Master Plan ready for city board

posted: 05/26/2016 3:21 a.m. Discuss

A year and a half of work by a volunteer citizen's committee and hired consultants is coming to an end as they prepare to present a Youth Master Plan to the city in two weeks, but this is really just the beginning, they said Wednesday.

Pick I-30 priorities, Little Rock board counseled

posted: 05/24/2016 6:45 a.m. Comment 1

The width of a new Interstate 30 bridge over the Arkansas River isn't as important as other design aspects of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's 30 Crossing project, consultants advised the Little Rock Board of Directors on Monday.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/22/2016 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Healthy programs earn agency grant Little Rock's Parks and Recreation Department received a $5,000 grant for meeting healthy eating and physical activity standards in its after-school programs during the 2015 school year.

Judge: Little Rock attorney learns, or city loses

posted: 05/22/2016 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock is in contempt of court because of its late payment of a $10,000 sanction and faces a default judgment against the city if City Attorney Tom Carpenter doesn’t go to continuing-education classes, a judge ruled Friday.

Judge: Little Rock attorney learns, or city loses

updated: 05/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

Little Rock is in contempt of court because of its late payment of a $10,000 sanction and faces a default judgment against the city if City Attorney Tom Carpenter doesn't go to continuing-education classes, a judge ruled Friday.

Filing accuses Little Rock of delay tactics in bias lawsuit

posted: 05/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock used delaying tactics to dig itself out of a lack of preparation in a discrimination lawsuit against it, the attorney representing a former police officer in the case said in court filings this week.

Solicitors OK again to work Little Rock medians

posted: 05/18/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Little Rock's governing board is reconsidering a ban on solicitation in roadways that it enacted last summer by approving a six-week pilot program that allows solicitation under certain conditions.

LR's $309,670 will fund summer youth programs

posted: 05/18/2016 3:20 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock will fund 16 summer programs for youths ages 6 to 15, costing $309,670.

As Little Rock lofts objections, judge knocks all down

posted: 05/17/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Circuit Judge Tim Fox overruled all of Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter's objections and occasionally cut him off during a hearing Monday to decide whether to hold the city in contempt of court after its failure to pay a $10,000 penalty on time.

Little Rock earns bike-friendly label

posted: 05/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock has been named one of 374 "Bicycle Friendly Communities" nationwide after years of working toward the designation.

LR board to vote on $309,670 in contracts for youth summer programs

posted: 05/16/2016 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Contracts for 16 summer programs for youths ages 6 to 15 are up for a vote by the Little Rock Board of Directors this week.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/15/2016 2:44 a.m. Discuss

Library to receive award for design The design of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center has won a national architecture award.

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