Tag Archives: Gainesville Regional Utilities
With the rising cost of utilities for Gainesville residents, some have taken to living without the aid of established utility companies.
Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Bob Hunzinger announced his resignation in a letter signed by him and Mayor Ed Braddy on Wednesday.
Farah’s on the Avenue will close its doors Friday. Owner Nick Farah cites his desire to expand his prepared food brand, the restaurant’s shrinking customer base and growing utilities bill as reasons for the close.
Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.
Gainesville held a ceremony Thursday celebrating the end of $1.3 million in renovations with many eco-friendly features.
A consent decree was filed Thursday to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, which has contaminated local soil and the Floridan aquifer system for the past three decades.
By Ben Bornstein — WUFT-FM The Gainesville City Commission made it clear at its Thursday meeting that it doesn’t want the local utility to fall under state legislative control. City commissioners voted in favor of keeping GRU under the current management, rather than have it controlled […]
Debris clogging values in wastewater treatment plants costs time and manpower to remove.
A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.