On Sunday, March 1, 2020, Ashton Contractors and Engineers, under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, will close Broadway from Euclid Avenue to Santa Rita Avenue while crews remove two overhead sign structures in the area.
The closure will be in place from approximately 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officers will be on-site to help direct traffic around the closure.
Invitations to respond to the 2020 Census will be delivered between March 12-20. Once an invitation is received, people can respond online, by phone, or by mail to state where they live as of April 1, 2020.
During April, census takers will visit those who live among large groups of people and begin conducting quality check interviews to help ensure an accurate count. From May to July, census takers will visit homes that haven't responded to the 2020 Census to help make sure everyone is counted.
Tucson Water has released its Conservation Program FY 2018-2019 Annual Report which covers programs funded from the conservation fee on customers’ utility statements. The fee, now in its 11th year, has allowed Tucson Water to offer customers high-quality conservation and education programs, as well as efficiency incentives.
Since the conservation fee was implemented, more than 2.6 billion gallons (8,014 acre feet) of water has been saved.
Enjoy three hours of free time on Friday, Feb. 28, 4:30-7:45 p.m., while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. Parents Night Out will be held at William Clements Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Drive. The program includes pizza, snacks, a movie, an art project, and games.
The cost per child (ages 5-15) is $5 (cash only). Register in person at the Clements Center by Thursday, Feb. 27. Call (520) 791-5787 for details. Space is limited.
Sun Tran is responsible for oversight of the contractor required to maintain and clean the 2,200 bus stops in the Tucson area. Sun Tran will work with the contractor to ensure the stops are powerwashed when necessary and free of litter, including cigarette butts.
Fourteen professional football players have died while serving in combat for our country. One of the most notable was Jack Lummus, a US Marine and player for the New York Giants who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for gallant service at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Here in Arizona, we have been honoring the service of Pat Tillman since his death in Afghanistan in 2004. Tillman was a standout at Arizona State University and got to play his professional career here in Arizona after being drafted by the Cardinals.
Work began this week on the Five Points Art Enhancement Project at the intersection of Sixth Avenue, 18th Street, and Stone Avenue. The work is scheduled to take place Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with occasional night and weekend work, until approximately the end of May.
Arizonans who want to travel on or after Oct. 1, 2020, will have to get an identification card that meets federal REAL ID Act security requirements. The new ID card will be needed to gain access to airports, restricted federal buildings, military bases, and more.
It's available as both an Arizona Driver License and identification card. The cost is $25 and the card is valid for up to eight years.
The Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) and the University of Arizona Poetry Center will host the second annual Haiku Hike literary competition. The theme of this year’s competition is "Living in the Present Moment."
Twenty winning haiku poems will be printed on acrylic signage and displayed in planters located downtown on Congress Street and on Stone Avenue. Winners will be announced on the DTP website and social media. Submissions will be accepted through March 10.
Receive an alert when an emergency occurs, and get real-time information to help keep you safe and informed when you sign up for MyAlerts, Pima County’s mass notification system. When an emergency notification is issued, you'll receive a message via the communication method(s) you selected (cell phone, email, landline, etc.).
The City of Tucson is hiring a community service officer (CSO) to work in the Tucson Police Department. A CSO is responsible for assisting the Field Services Bureau by responding to and completing investigations, and compiling reports for minor, non-injury traffic accidents, criminal damage, and requests for community assistance.
Thousands of people will watch the 95th annual Tucson Rodeo Parade tomorrow, Feb. 20, near Park Avenue and Ajo Way, ending at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds at 6th Avenue and Irvington Road. This year's grand marshals, selected by the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee, are World War II Veterans.