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LR sewer-rate rises seen as 'reasonable'

posted: 07/29/2015 3:22 a.m. Discuss

Members of the Little Rock Board of Directors are receptive to Little Rock Wastewater's proposal for a series of sewer rate increases that would last through 2021, according to their comments during a presentation Tuesday.

Arts Center on fence, but LR mayor sure it's staying

posted: 07/26/2015 4:11 a.m. Comments 2

The Arkansas Arts Center has decided to stay in Little Rock, Mayor Mark Stodola said Friday.

Task sticky, LR Youth Master Plan group extends process

posted: 07/24/2015 4:36 a.m. Discuss

The final presentation of a proposed three-year Little Rock Youth Master Plan from a citizen committee and consulting group has been pushed back from this fall to June.

Judge finds LR critic guilty in threats case

posted: 07/23/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

The man charged with two misdemeanor counts of terroristic threatening against the Little Rock city manager and another city employee was found guilty Wednesday in county district court.

12 bicycle segments added to LR street plan; 2 cut

posted: 07/22/2015 3:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Little Rock Board of Directors approved adding several road segments to the master bike plan Tuesday.

City OKs dispensing $5.6M for tech park

posted: 07/22/2015 3:17 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors on Tuesday approved turning over funds to the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board.

14 LR bike plan add-ons proposed

posted: 07/21/2015 4:48 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors will make a decision tonight on adding 14 street segments to the city's Master Street Bike Plan for future consideration of bicycle amenities.

Five rate bumps asked for sewers

posted: 07/16/2015 4:13 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock Wastewater is asking for a series of sewer rate increases that would last through 2021, in addition to the one already scheduled to take effect next year.

Voters in LR few, but pass library bonds

posted: 07/15/2015 3:30 a.m. Comments 2

Less than 1 percent of eligible voters turned out for Tuesday's Little Rock library-bond refinancing election that passed with 86 percent of the votes in favor.

LR board passes soliciting ban for roads, medians

posted: 07/15/2015 3:17 a.m. Comment 1

It became illegal Tuesday night for anyone to solicit funds or anything else in public streets in Little Rock.

LR plan for grant money announced

posted: 07/14/2015 4:28 a.m. Discuss

In addition to improvements to the only city-owned skate park in Little Rock, funds from a $150,000 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. grant will pay for a new entrance sign to Kanis Park, the construction of a small pavilion, batting-cage renovations and water and electrical upgrades.

Library election turnout anemic

posted: 07/12/2015 3:45 a.m. Discuss

Less than 1 percent of the 126,911 eligible voters have cast early ballots so far in Tuesday's Little Rock library bond refinancing election.

Water agency to study plan to absorb Maumelle system

posted: 07/11/2015 4:16 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas Water will know by September whether it is feasible to merge Maumelle Water Management under its control.

Tech park board OKs $11.6M buy

posted: 07/09/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board will pay Stephens Inc. $11.6 million for its properties located within the future downtown tech park site, the board authorized Wednesday.

Absences deny LR solicitation-ban vote

posted: 07/08/2015 3:17 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors could not vote on a proposed solicitation ban Tuesday because there weren't enough board members in attendance to do so.

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