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Push for Maumelle indoor pool dries up

posted: 07/22/2014 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Supporters wanting to put an indoor aquatic center back onto a property tax election ballot in November failed to sway Maumelle City Council members to revive the issue Monday night.

Reconsider indoor pool vote, backers urge Maumelle council

posted: 07/20/2014 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Supporters of an indoor aquatic center in Maumelle are hoping for one last chance Monday to persuade the Maumelle City Council to place the project before voters.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/20/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Food trucks OK'dfor special events

NLR fire chief choice boasts 32 years in field

posted: 07/19/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Jim Murphy, a fire service consultant and international trainer for incident management, will be North Little Rock's new fire chief starting Aug. 4, Mayor Joe Smith said Friday.

Police charity to repay state consumers $120,000

posted: 07/16/2014 3:37 a.m. Discuss

A settlement Tuesday by the state attorney's general's office will result in a New Jersey-based police charity paying $120,000 in restitution to consumers who were falsely led to believe that their contributions would benefit emergency responders in Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

NLR sees gaps in outdoor-storage rule

posted: 07/15/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock City Council members heard public comments Monday evening on a proposal for new outdoor storage regulations, but acknowledged that how the city would cover and enforce every possible situation is still a struggle to determine.

North Little Rock notebook: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/13/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Burns Park lightsplea goes to council

Maumelle pool, sales tax removed from bond issue

posted: 07/09/2014 4:04 a.m. Discuss

Maumelle Mayor Mike Watson said Tuesday that he was surprised the City Council chose to sink an indoor pool proposal that had been part of a bond issue expected to go to city voters in November.

Plans to alter utility's setup attract critics

posted: 07/07/2014 3:13 a.m. Discuss

A proposal by Maumelle Water Management to change its governing structure is drawing critics who say the difference from the utility's present setup won't do enough to remove a lack of oversight of an independent Board of Commissioners.

North Little Rock notebook: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/07/2014 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Council seeks inputon property storage

NLR library sets quilt exhibit

posted: 07/04/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

A collection of quilts crafted by contemporary artists from throughout the United States will open Saturday at the Argenta Branch of the William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock's downtown, the first museum-quality exhibition at the new library.

Expect cuts, NLR nonprofits told

posted: 06/30/2014 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Citing "major budgetary changes" for North Little Rock in 2015, Mayor Joe Smith has put nonprofits on notice to expect their annual city funding to be reduced or even cut out completely.

OUR TOWN: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/29/2014 2:36 a.m. Discuss

2 authors to speak for library’s series Authors Kevin Brockmeier and Mara Leveritt will be featured this week in separate sessions for the Meet the Authors series at the William F. Laman Library, 2801 Orange St.

Sherwood's library-tax vote put on Nov. 4 ballot

posted: 06/25/2014 4:50 a.m. Discuss

Sherwood will hold a millage election during the Nov. 4 general election to raise funds to build a new library under legislation the City Council approved Monday night.

NLR panel OKs raises for police, firefighters

posted: 06/24/2014 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Raises and other benefits for North Little Rock's police officers, firefighters and police supervisors gained a unanimous vote of approval Monday night from the North Little Rock City Council.

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