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Tucson Clean and Beautiful seeking volunteers

Tucson Clean and Beautiful is seeking community volunteers to adopt parks, streets, washes, and other available public areas on an ongoing basis. There are over 700 sites available for adoption.

What does “adopt” mean? Your group agrees to clean ‘your’ site up (remove litter and debris) once a month. We provide supplies such as litter grabbers, gloves and bags.

Who can adopt? Groups of at least five individuals commit to monthly cleanups.A permanent sign recognizing your group will be placed at the adopted site and we will celebrate your first six months with a ceremony.

NewsNet 04-10-15

Raytheon fire station to be operated by Tucson Fire Department

One-day mega-adoption animal fair tomorrow

Mayor and Council declare April 12-18 as national public safety telecommunicators week

41st annual Spring Fling carnival starts today

Ride public transit to 2nd Saturdays

NOTICE: Line Break at Jesse Owens Park

I've heard from Parks and Rec's Glenna Overstreet that we had a major reclaimed water mainline break at Jesse Owens Park overnight near softball fields #5 & 6. Although it appears the water ran most of the night, there was no runoff toward Sarnoff and it did not leave the property. The reclaimed line has been turned off for now. These fields will likely not be playable this evening.

NewsNet 04-09-15

City of Tucson moves forward with streetscape project

Discover the Dinosaurs this weekend at the TCC

Help your favorite park get a $20,000 grant

Tip a cop for Special Olympics

Mayor appears on cover of Arizona Jewish Life

As temperatures rise, so does community support

Local non-profit launches collaborative "Be Cool, Tucson" program and invites community support to repair evaporative coolers for neighbors at risk in the summer heat.

 

It was 107 degrees outside on June 14, 2014, when the evaporative cooler on Mary’s trailer finally gave up for good. Mary and her husband, Steve, bought this trailer after years of experiencing homelessness; if the heat drives them out of this trailer, they’ll be homeless once again. As the temperature inside their home rose, Mary called CHRPA.

NewsNet 04-08-15

City Council advances tax incentives for downtown market

KIDCO hiring for summer programs

Sun Link connects you to the Arizona International Film Festival

Tickets go on sale this week for Dancing with the Stars tour

Job opportunity: Crime Scene Specialist

Grant Road Repaving - Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard: UPDATE

After evaluating the milled asphalt conditions on Grant Road between Santa Rita Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is modifying the limits of the Hot-In-Place paving application.

Hot-In-Place paving is currently taking place on Grant Road from Country Club Road to Columbus Boulevard. Work will take place Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with one lane of travel in each direction being maintained. The Hot-In-Place paving work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

NewsNet 04-07-15

First water rate town hall tomorrow

Mayor and Council set to approve contract for new City Manager

Bike Fest underway

Grant Road repaving continues with revised plan

Residents scoring big deals on City surplus property (video)

NewsNet 04-06-15

City 'Bans the Box' in Job Recruitment

Downtown Grocer Being Considered for City Incentive Program

Pavement Preservation Underway on Portion of Kino Parkway

Commemorative Trees Available at Pantano River Park for Spring 2015 Dedication

Beware of Africanized Bees

Kino Parkway - Silverlake Road to Interstate 10 Crack Sealing

On Monday, April 6, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will begin crack sealing Kino Parkway from Silverlake Road to the Interstate 10 overpass. 
 
Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the work, one lane of travel in each direction will be closed to traffic. The work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
 

NewsNet 04-03-15

Water rate town halls scheduled for this month

EGGstravaganza this weekend

Grant Road widening project begins with demolitions

Downtown hosts a one-block festival tomorrow

KIDCO hiring for summer programs

Kino Parkway/22nd Street Intersection Paving

The Ashton Company, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), has started the application of the final two layers of new asphalt at the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street intersection.

Crews are working Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The final paving on 22nd Street is scheduled to be complete by Friday, April 24, 2015. The final two layers of asphalt paving on Kino Parkway is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 13, 2015 and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, May 8, 2015. 

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