Sunday is the first day of spring, and there are plenty of things to enjoy at your local parks. How many parks, playgrounds, recreation centers, and pools are available? Can you take your dogs off-leash? These questions were answered in a recent edition of "Sierra Says" on Tucson 12.
Tucson Fire Department (TFD) Chief Jim Critchley is offering a $4.7 million budget reduction plan to help the City of Tucson balance its budget for the next fiscal year and beyond.
In a recently-released memo to staff, Critchley's plan includes job reclassifications and possible demotions, reducing overtime, not filling some vacancies, converting some commissioned fire prevention inspectors to civilian positions, and other cost savings.
Arizona lawmakers yesterday sent Gov. Doug Ducey a bill that would allow him to demand that local government ordinances fall in line with state policies, or those governments could lose state funding.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) Impaired Driver Enforcement Unit will have increased DUI enforcement efforts for St. Patrick’s Day today and through the weekend.
As part of the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force, TPD and other law enforcement agencies will deploy additional officers and resources in DUI saturation patrols. This DUI deployment is one of 14 designated weekend DUI deployments this year for TPD and the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force.
The Sun Link streetcar will run continuously until 2 a.m. tomorrow to accommodate big crowds for St. Patrick's Day and fans who plan to watch the Arizona Wildcats on TVs at Main Gate Square bars and restaurants. The Cats will face Wichita State in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament tonight, beginning at 6:20.
In order to facilitate concrete delivery for construction of the AC Marriott Hotel at Fifth Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, some modifications to vehicular traffic will be needed this week. Starting tonight at 10:30, through 4 p.m. tomorrow, the left lane of Broadway will be closed between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue. On Saturday, the left lane of Broadway will be closed again between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Construction is progressing on the new AC Marriott Hotel in Downtown Tucson on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway. In order to facilitate concrete delivery, some modifications to the traffic control set-up hours will be necessary. Below are the vehicular travel restrictions associated with this construction this week. Please note that pedestrian and bicycle access is being maintained in and around road closures.
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Did You Know?
If you still have your mail-in ballot for the March 22 Presidential Preference Election, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan says you should send it back no later than tomorrow to make sure your vote gets counted.
Ward 5 Tucson City Council Member Richard Fimbres and Legislative District 2 State Senator Andrea Dalessandro present a forum this week to offer tips to keep seniors safe from scam artists.
There will be presentations from representatives of the Arizona Attorney General, Pima County Attorney, Pima County Sheriff, Pima Council on Aging, DES Adult Protective Services, AARP, and more. Presenters will be available to answer questions and provide resources during the forum.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild's office and the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) present a new exhibit produced for the Mayor’s Gallery.
Tucson Water is seeking a team player with skills to lead well maintenance mechanics in constructing, installing, repairing, and maintaining well sites to run efficiently and in sound condition. Work is subject to standby and on-call hours during off-duty hours.
Duties require working outdoors under varying weather conditions in constrictive and/or slippery areas and around moving equipment. The recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be used to fill vacancies within the next six months.