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Settlement Agreement Reached for Streetcar Manufacturing Delay

Tucson will collect about $1.7 million in liquidated damages from the company that was late in delivering streetcars, delaying Tucson's opening of the transit line. Vigor Works, formerly known as Oregon Iron Works, was the parent company of now-closed United Streetcar, which built Tucson's eight streetcars. The first vehicle was delivered nearly a year late.

Tucson Utility Billing Will be Offline Sunday Through Tuesday Morning

Due to extended maintenance, online Tucson Utility Billing from Tucson Water will not be available from 6 a.m. Sunday until 7 a.m. Tuesday. Customers will not be able to pay bills, or access or create accounts during that time.

You still can pay your bill by credit/debit card by calling (520) 791-3242 and following the prompts.

Fort Lowell Day Celebration Tomorrow

Experience the Arizona frontier life through living history, from the 1800s military Fort Lowell Post to the diverse village settlement of El Fuerte. Highlights include cavalry drills, 19th century Western medical skills and treatments and a surgical demonstration (amputation), vintage baseball, historic San Pedro Chapel guided tours, children's activities, a regimental band, and mariachi and cowboy music concerts.

Trash and Recycling Collections Delayed Next Week

Presidents Day will be observed as a government holiday on Monday, meaning residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on that day. All City of Tucson customers will have their collections delayed by one day, but the Los Reales Landfill will be open on Monday.

Except for emergency services, all City offices will be closed on Monday.

Download the free ‘My Waste’™ app for collection schedules.

Signature Event of Tucson, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase Opens at TCC

The annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® - the one that started all of the gem shows in Tucson - opened this morning at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC). Presented by the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society, the show attracts thousands of treasure hunters from around the world. Free seminars and a Junior Education Area make the show a big draw for local families, too.

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