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Chelsea Boozer

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Limit on land use a blip at meeting

posted: 09/30/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

East Little Rock residents who live above contaminated groundwater don't want the city Board of Directors to vote on an ordinance next week that would restrict certain uses of their property, and the board chose not to discuss the matter Tuesday.

Little Rock files to oust man, raze his burned home

posted: 09/29/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The city of Little Rock asked a judge Monday to order a man to vacate his property while the city demolishes a burned house there.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 09/27/2015 3:34 a.m. Discuss

Color Purple events include 'interview' The Arkansas Literary Festival is celebrating Banned Books Week with a program focused on The Color Purple, Alice Walker's novel that won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

State's Guatemalans get help

posted: 09/26/2015 3:21 a.m. Comments 2

Eric Stuardo couldn't get a fishing license this summer because his Guatemalan identification card was in Spanish, he said.

Drop ‘Confederate’ from street name, LR planners advise in unanimous vote

posted: 09/25/2015 5:29 a.m. Comments 26

The Little Rock Planning Commission unanimously recommended Thursday that the city Board of Directors approve changing the name of Confederate Boulevard to Springer Boulevard.

LR to fly in adviser who criticized fleet

posted: 09/23/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

The city of Little Rock will pay to fly in an out-of-town consultant to discuss a report that he wrote at the request of the police union and that criticizes the city's Fleet Services Department, City Manager Bruce Moore said Tuesday.

Library chief finalists narrowed to 4

posted: 09/18/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Four people have been chosen to be interviewed for the Central Arkansas Library System executive director position out of 14 who applied.

Complex treated for mold, chief of housing says

posted: 09/18/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

After telling public-housing tenants last month that there was no mold in their apartment complex, Metropolitan Housing Alliance Executive Director Rodney Forte said Thursday that the agency did find mold and had it remedied.

LR utility drops sewer tie-in fees created in 2001

posted: 09/17/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock Wastewater will no longer collect connection fees from new customers who hook up to the sewer system that was expanded into previously unserved areas a few years ago, the agency's governing commission voted Wednesday.

Let home stand, man urges board

posted: 09/16/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock city officials will seek a court order to remove a property owner from his home if such action is necessary to demolish the structure, the city Board of Directors authorized Tuesday.

Phantom to visit revived Robinson Center in '17

posted: 09/15/2015 5:01 a.m. Discuss

The $68 million renovation of Robinson Center in downtown Little Rock is on time and on budget to host its biggest Broadway production yet in the spring of 2017.

Main Street project in LR complete

posted: 09/15/2015 5 a.m. Discuss

The water quality project that turned Little Rock's Main Street into a construction zone is wrapping up a year and a half later at a cost higher than originally anticipated.

Metropolitan Housing Alliance, key official part ways

posted: 09/15/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

The Metropolitan Housing Alliance's director over the public housing division is no longer employed with the agency, according to an internal memo sent out last week.

LR offices tally $22M of wishes

posted: 09/13/2015 3:52 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock department directors have wish lists that total almost $22 million for additional operations and capital improvements next year, the Board of Directors learned at a first-of-its-kind budget retreat last week.

Riverfest to be split: 2 dates set

posted: 09/11/2015 5:15 a.m. Comments 4

The annual Riverfest food, music and arts festival in downtown Little Rock is changing dates and separating into two events next year.



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