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  1. City manager will meet mayor to discuss 450th auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Historic City News

    After a long evening where the discussion was placed last on the items of business in the agenda, at about 9:30 p.m., City Manager John Regan offered to break a looming deadlock over terms for auditing contracts related to the 450th Commemoration. About an hour of public comments were heard by members of the St Augustine City Commission; almost all, more than a dozen, raised concerns over the handling of contracts, purchase orders, or private contract work done in the name of the 450th over the past four or five years.

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  2. C-SPAN to interview Flagler College professorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Historic City News

    For the fifth time in two years, the cable network C-SPAN will visit Flagler College and record interviews of four professors speaking on their books, ranging in scope from religion to civil rights history, journalism, and the life of Henry Flagler. C-SPAN's visit is part of its "2015 C-SPAN Cities Tour," where it covers the history of a particular city as well as its local authors and libraries.

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  3. The Golden Way Project launches first filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Historic City News

    Compassionate St. Augustine Executive Director, Caren Goldman, announced to local Historic City News reporters that film director Julia Clifford will participate in the debut of The Golden Way Project's first documentary; "Children of the Civil Rights". The Golden Way, led by Joe Marx, is an arm of the St. Augustine Film Society and a partner with Compassionate St. Augustine.

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  4. FOCUS: St Augustine voters opt for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Historic City News

    Did you catch it? In the spring edition of FORUM, the magazine of the Florida Humanities Council, writers informed their audience about the plans for the future of St Augustine, and moves underway to better balance the city to accommodate tourists as well as the families who live and work in the 450-year-old town. Political newcomer, Nancy Shaver, won her bid to become St. Augustine's mayor last November on a platform that called for balancing the city's tourism focus with more attention to local priorities like traffic management and infrastructure improvement.

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  5. Mayor Shaver will keynote Naturalization Oath CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Historic City News

    On Monday morning, March 23rd, Historic City News readers are invited to attend when St Augustine Mayor Nancy Shaver will address a group of fifty residents who will complete the process of becoming United States citizens, by taking the Oath of Allegiance at an administrative naturalization ceremony. Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, will administer the Oath between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the St. Johns County Auditorium, located at 500 San Sebastian View in Saint Augustine.

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  6. Rediscover Castillo de San Marco National MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Historic City News

    Whether an out-of-town guest or a long-time resident, St. Augustine's commemoration of its 450 year history is a great time to rediscover the beginnings of America at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Golden Access and Age Passports, the Castillo Annual Pass, the Interagency Access, Annual, Military and Senior Passes are honored for free admission during regular hours.

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  7. Book signing and reception to benefit Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Historic City News

    Local historian and Executive Director of the St. Augustine Historical Society Susan R. Parker, Ph.D., announced to Historic City News that tickets are available to hear New York Times best-selling author, Steve Berry, during an upcoming fundraiser for their research library. On Thursday, March 26, Berry, who is a St Augustine resident, will debut his latest novel, "The Patriot Threat", the 10th novel in Berry's popular Cotton Malone series that began in 2006.

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  8. Purse snatcher cooling his heels in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Historic City News

    A 19-year-old St Augustine resident and his 15-year-old accomplice got an introduction to the consequences of harming other citizens and attempting to steal their belongings last night. Police officers responded to Riberia Street and Carrera Street shortly after 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night to assist a 25-year-old victim of a forceful purse snatching.

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  9. Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Historic City News

    AGENDA PONTE VEDRA ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE March 25, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. Friends of the Library Room - Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library 101 Library Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 Please be advised that the Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 5 P.M. in the Friends of the Library Room at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library located at 101 Library Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Applicants are hereby advised that failure to appear may result in the delay or denial of their application.

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  10. This Week in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Historic City News

    Spanish El Galeon "Andalucia" in St. Augustine The full-sized replica of a 16th century Spanish ship, El Galeon is open for tours at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. Named Andalucia, it is an exact replica of the famous galleons that played such an important role in the creation and maintenance of the Spanish Empire.

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  11. Friday 13th was night for vandalism downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Historic City News

    Three St George Street businesses and a vacant lot were subjected to graffiti Friday night at the hands of an unknown vandal, who police are hoping some Historic City News reader will have witnessed. Police patrolman Michael Linsky reported that he observed graffiti on the Treasury Street side of Kilwins at 140 St George Street.

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  12. Chalupa to be Christened at Fountain of YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Historic City News

    The Saint Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation's secretary and media director, Linda Allen, reported to Historic City News that their Executive Board will hold a Christening and naming ceremony for the St Augustine Chalupa on Sunday, March 22nd, at 3:00 p.m. The long anticipated event will be held on the grounds of the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, located at 11 Magnolia Avenue in St Augustine. "Please join us for the traditional 16th Century Spanish Colonial Christening and Naming of the St Augustine Chalupa," Allen told local news reporters.

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  13. St Johns County Junior Lifeguard ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Historic City News

    Junior Lifeguard Coordinator, Josh Romaine, informed local Historic City News reporters that camp dates and registration details for the 2015 Junior Lifeguard program have been announced. St Johns County Fire Rescue will hold camp registration in conjunction with program tryouts which are scheduled for dates in April and May at the Solomon Calhoun Pool; located at 1300 Duval Street in St Augustine.

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  14. City begins work on overdue public projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Historic City News

    The City of St Augustine announced to local Historic City News reporters that, weather permitting, several streets will be closed for resurfacing starting Monday, March 16, and continuing through Friday, March 27. St Augustine residents have been pressing for the city to return to the business of local government since Mayor Nancy Shaver took office in December. News of two upcoming public works projects is happy news for those residents who say they are fed up with deferred maintenance and essential upkeep in favor of an anticlimactic 450-year birthday party that has cost the taxpayers millions.

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  15. San Sebastian River suffers raw sewerage spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Historic City News

    A 60,750 gallon sewer spill was reported to Historic City News by the City of St Augustine at approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning. City crews arrived to find a power outage at a sanitary sewer lift station located off Masters Drive at the eastern terminus of Helen Street.

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  16. St Augustine resident gets help from Housing PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Historic City News

    Bill Lazar announced to local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine, that 73-year-old resident, Dave Roberson, was assisted with improvements to his Avenue D home provided by the St. Johns Housing Partnership and the Bonner Scholar group of Lindsey Wilson College. "Each year during spring break nine to ten students from the organization visit St. Johns County."

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  17. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Historic City News

    Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. Downtown St. Augustine Daytime lane closures Saturday from 10-11 a.m. for the St. Patrick's Day Parade on San Marco Avenue, Avenida Menendez, Cathedral Street, Cordova Street, Orange Street and Riberia Street.

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  18. Return of the red absentee ballot drop boxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Historic City News

    Vicky Oakes, St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections, informed local Historic City News reporters today that over 15,000 absentee ballots have been mailed for the upcoming April 7th Special General Election; called to fill the vacancies in Florida Senate District 6 and Florida House District 17 and District 24. "Voters may return their voted absentee ballots at all public libraries, St. Augustine Beach City Hall, plus the Ponte Vedra and Julington Creek Tax Collectors Offices," Oakes told Historic City News. "The boxes will be available at all locations until Election Day, April 7th at 5:00 p.m., when they will be picked up and returned to the Elections Office for processing."

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  19. FOX News picks up on Monday's commissioner meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Historic City News

    "I'd like to ask for - and I think we discussed this before - for an audit of our contracts for compliance," said Mayor Nancy Shaver at that meeting. It was that request that briefly divided the commission and created tension in the room. 1 comment

  20. Original Miccosukee Seminole Nation says "resist 450a 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Historic City News

    A protest group has formed in St Augustine; supported by some familiar names to Historic City News readers. The organization, Resist 450, have an Internet website and they are engaged in a grassroots campaign to stop celebrating genocide.

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