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Daily Local News – September 21, 2017

The Bloomington Solidarity Network cancelled a series of pickets against Parker Real Estate Management due to alleged police interference; The City of Bloomington is working to expand the city’s network of multi-purpose trails; The Bloomington Police Department has warned residents about an increase in the numbers of thefts from vehicles recently; Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen …

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Daily Local News – September 6, 2017

The City of Bloomington continues to move forward in its development of the Dimension Mill “co-working space”. The Indiana Distiller’s Guild is launching an effort to gain a presence in the Statehouse. The Bloomington Sanitation Division is phasing out their old system of picking up recycling and trash, and phasing in a new model. FEATURE: Inmates incarcerated in Monroe County …

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Daily Local News – August 30, 2017

Late last week, the Indiana State Police arrested 20 people in a multiple county crackdown on methamphetamine use. Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton joined public officials around the country yesterday, when he signed a letter of solidarity, expressing support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The City Council begins its review of the city’s proposed 2040 Comprehensive …

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2017

Monroe County’s Alexander Memorial is scheduled for a facelift; The sale of bonds by the City of Bloomington Utilities will result in less of a price hike in utility rates than previously estimated; The City of Bloomington wants to know the value of a parking lot located at the northeast corner of the Showers Building; The Bloomington Board of Public …

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Daily Local News – June 1, 2017

The city of Bloomington has just been awarded a grant from the EPA to test for hazardous substances and petroleum contamination along the B-Line Trail; Eagle Pointe Golf Resort has reopened for business after being shut down by the Indiana Department of Revenue for tax violation; The Willie Streeter Community Gardens are still offering garden plots and raised beds for …

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Daily Local News – May 10, 2017

The city of Bloomington says it spent more than $770,000 as it sought to annex about 10,000 acres of Monroe County land this year. Ellettsville Town Council President Scott Oldham began the council’s meeting Monday night by acknowledging the recent loss of two public servants, and went on to approve a 20- year contract with the City of Bloomington Utilities …

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National Bikes Month Brings Special Events to Bloomington

A City of Bloomington press release announced that May is National Bikes Month. To celebrate biking, the City’s Planning and Transportation Department will be working with Monroe County Government, IU’s Bicycle Program, and the Monroe County Library to provide several special events. One upcoming event is on Wednesday, May 10th — a six-to-seven mile “Historic District Bike Ride” that will …

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Peace and Planet Before Profit – Earth Day Rally

Norm Holy speaks with Tomi and James Allison, of the local chapter of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, who are working to organize an Earth Day Demonstration on April 22 at noon on Bloomington’s Courthouse Square to rally support for environmental protections.

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Daily Local News – March 27, 2017

The city of Bloomington has finished its six-day series of meetings about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of Monroe County land; A group of Bloomington residents demanded that a landlord cancel debt for a tenant who they say rented a rat-infested apartment; Indiana Doctors are likely to be limited to prescribing a 7-day supply of opioid painkillers to …

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City of Bloomington to Hold Meetings on Proposed Annexation

The city of Bloomington is holding meetings all week about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of county property. Mayor John Hamilton has proposed incorporating the areas into the city. The city government would be responsible for providing services to the areas, including trash pickup and police. Some affected property owners have voiced concerns about increased taxes and other …

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