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  1. Seniors Invited to Participate in Aging Partners Events December 18 - December 2Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | City of Lincoln

    Holiday Lights CaraVAN tour, Downtown Senior Center - meal at 5:30 p.m., tour at 6:30 p.m. Holiday Lights CaraVAN tour, Northeast Senior Center - meal at 5:30 p.m., tour at 6:30 p.m. For information on classes or to register, call 402-441-7575. Roundtrip transportation is available for senior center meals and activities in Lincoln only by calling the centers directly .

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  2. City's Two New Dog Runs to Open December 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | City of Lincoln

    Lincoln Parks and Recreation today announced that two new dog runs will open on Monday, December 18 at Peterson Park, 2200 Southwood Dr., and Mahoney Park, 84th Street and Market Drive. Both locations offer separate areas for large and small dogs, restrooms, benches, trash receptacles and ADA-accessible parking.

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  3. Portion of Westbound Vine Street ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | City of Lincoln

    Both westbound lanes of Vine Street at 31st Street are closed for emergency water main repair. Westbound traffic on Vine Street in that area will be diverted into one of the eastbound lanes during the project.

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  4. Nature Center Offers Two Birding Trips in Spring 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | City of Lincoln

    The Pioneers Park Nature Center invites the public to participate in two bird-themed wildlife viewing trips in spring 2018: A Sandhill Crane Day Trip is scheduled from noon to 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 9. Space is limited, and the registration deadline is Friday, February 9. Participants will meet at the Auld Pavilion in Antelope Park and travel to the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center in Wood River and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon. The group will view and hear the cranes from a viewing blind as they arrive on the Platte River.

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  5. Lincoln Named Smart Gigabit CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today said Lincoln's new designation as a Smart Gigabit Community makes the City part of a network of SGCs connected by shared high-speed technology infrastructure. That allows the SGCs to exchange information, conduct research, and develop first-generation gigabit software applications.

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  6. More Appts. Available for Health Insurance Marketplace Application AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | City of Lincoln

    The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and other community groups are increasing the number of appointments available in the last week of open enrollment for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment ends December 15, 2017.

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  7. Walt Branch Library Closed FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | City of Lincoln

    The Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th Street, is closed for the remainder of today for electrical utility repairs.

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  8. Mayor Signs Monarch PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler has signed the National Wildlife Federation's Mayoral Monarch Pledge to take action to help save the monarch butterfly and other pollinators by prioritizing restoration and enhancement of their habitat. The pledge has been signed by hundreds of mayors and other local government chief executives.

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  9. Portion of Westbound Normal Boulevard ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | City of Lincoln

    Westbound Normal Blvd. at South 47th Street is closed for emergency water main repair. Work is scheduled to be completed Tuesday, December 12. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

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  10. Legacy Project for Prairie Corridor Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | City of Lincoln

    The Lincoln Parks Foundation , the City of Lincoln and other partners today announced new developments in the plan to create a tallgrass prairie passage and trail from Pioneers Park to the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center. The Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch is expected to build on Lincoln's trail system, promote ecotourism, support environmental education and preserve tallgrass prairie.

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  11. After Community Feedback, Environmental Action Plan Headed to CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today released the final Lincoln Environmental Action Plan to guide City action in the areas of energy, land use, transportation, waste and water. The LEAP will be introduced at the City Council meeting Monday, December 11 and includes changes suggested by the community since the draft plan was released in July.

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  12. Aging Partners to Host Lunchtime ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | City of Lincoln

    Aging Partners encourages senior citizens and the public to make reservations for a series of lunchtime "Music Fest" concerts featuring baritone vocalist Robert Patton. The meals follow the performance times listed: Tuesday, December 12 at 10:30 a.m. - Belmont Senior Center, 1234 Judson St. Wednesday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m. - Lake Street Senior Center, 2400 S. 11th St. Thursday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. - Downtown Senior Center, 1005 "O" St. Reservations are required by calling the senior center by noon the day prior to the event.

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  13. Aging Partners Hosts Winter Holiday MealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | City of Lincoln

    Aging Partners invites older adults and the public to winter holiday meals Wednesday, December 20. Reservations are required by calling the senior center by noon Tuesday, December 19. Meals will be served at 11:30 a.m., with the exception of the Asian Senior Center, which will serve at 10:30 a.m. The suggested meal contribution is $6 for age 60 and over, and there is a $9 fee for those under age 60. There is a suggested contribution of $4 for transportation within senior center transportation boundaries. The menu includes baked ham, twice baked mashed potato, broccoli with cheese, roll, cheesecake with strawberries or diet pudding and 1 percent or skim milk.

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  14. Lincoln City Libraries to Host December Story TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | City of Lincoln

    Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to enjoy seasonal stories and visits by Miss Nebraska at several family-themed story times in December. All events are free.

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  15. World Aids Day Health Fair is FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | City of Lincoln

    The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and the Malone Community Center invite the public to a World AIDS Day Health Fair on Friday, December 1. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Malone Community Center, 2032 "U" Street. The event celebrates the lives of community members lost to HIV/AIDS and includes a meal and informational displays about immune system diseases.

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  16. State's Early Completion of Road Project Speeds City ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today thanked the Nebraska Department of Transportation for completing a major highway project in southwest Lincoln about nine months before initially projected. He said NDOT's collaboration with local officials is helping the City to speed its planned safety and efficiency improvements to the area of Warlick Blvd., 14th Street and Old Cheney.

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  17. Carlsons Named Luminary Award WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that Nancy and Dennis Carlson will receive the second annual Lincoln Luminary Award at the Winter Lights event Friday, December 1. The event from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tower Square at 13th and "P" streets. The Mayor will present the award at a brief ceremony at 6:30 p.m. The event will also include music from the Pius X Catholic High School and La Iglesia De La Comunidad Church choirs, treats, refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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  18. 48th and "R" Recycling Site to Close November 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | City of Lincoln

    The recycling drop-off site in the northeast corner of Centro Plaza near 48th and "R" streets will close Thursday, November 30. The closest sites are at N. 47th St. and St. Paul Ave. and 21st and "N" streets. Residents are encouraged to use that location or one of Lincoln's 20 other recycling sites until a new location for the 48th and "R" site is available.

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  19. Separation of Grass and Leaves Ends December 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | City of Lincoln

    Beginning Friday, December 1, Lincoln and Lancaster County residents will no longer be required to separate grass and leaves from their household trash. The Nebraska Integrated Solid Waste Management Act requires that grass and leaves be separated from household trash from April 1 through November 30 of each year.

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  20. Nomination Deadline for Mayor's Arts Awards Extended to December 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | City of Lincoln

    The nomination deadline for the 40th annual Mayor's Arts Awards has been extended from December 1 to Friday, December 15 . The Lincoln Arts Council will present the event on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

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