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Tucson Fire Department Hiring Firefighter Recruits

The Tucson Fire Department is seeking candidates for firefighter recruits to perform specialized fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency lifesaving, and rescue work. Firefighters also conduct routine maintenance and inspections of emergency service equipment, educate the community by answering inquiries regarding fire safety issues, and participate in health, wellness, and physical conditioning programs.

Live Music at Lunchtime in Jácome Plaza This Summer

The Downtown Tucson Partnership presents live, local performances each Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in Jácome Plaza, in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Grab lunch from your favorite downtown spot or food truck, bring a friend or some coworkers, and enjoy the free lunchtime tunes. The concert series runs through July 2. 

Free Swim and Recreation for Kids This Summer

Kids 17 and under can beat the heat at City pools and recreation centers for free this summer. Youth will not need to pay an admission fee at 13 recreation centers during open recreation hours.

Due to other center programming, those ages 12-17 are permitted after 2 p.m., and youth 7 years and up are permitted after 6 p.m. Youth also can swim for free at 19 pools during recreational swim hours.

Ward 2 Hosting Town Hall

Ward 2 Tucson City Council Member Paul Cunningham and his staff will host a town hall on Wednesday, June 5, 6-7:30 p.m., at Eastside City Hall, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega will be on hand, as will the captain of the Tucson Police Department's Eastside Division and the directors of Transportation, Parks and Recreation, and Planning and Development Services.

Wilmot/Golf Links Intersection Closure

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will close the Wilmot Road and Golf Links Road intersection overnight to repave a portion of the intersection.

This project is scheduled to begin Saturday at 8 p.m. and be complete by 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

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