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By Erica A. Hernandez and Katie Campbell on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am
The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville Sun and WUFT sponsored a debate between the two candidates in the April 8 run-off election for the at-large candidate for Gainesville city council.
By WUFT News on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 11:09 pm
Polls closed at 7 p.m. and results now show all precincts reporting. Supervisor of Elections reports nearly 15 percent turnout.
By WUFT News on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:49 pm
GRU and area agencies are discontinuing the special hotline for complaints about noise from the biomass plant.
By Colette DuChanois on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:54 pm
The Alachua County and Gainesville City Commissions held a special joint meeting Monday to discuss the future of Fire Station 19 and Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) Governance.
By Rebecca Kopelman on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities is facing lower fines for two sewage spills over the summer. Compared to a 140,000-gallon spill in 2005 that resulted in a $10,000 fine, GRU is being fined $7,750 for one sewage spill of nearly 1 million gallons and another of 58,000 gallons.
By Caitlin Sinett on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 5:25 pm
The GREC and Gainesville City Commission still have not reached an agreement on the purchase of the biomass plant, and now Commissioner Randy Wells wants reassurance that the plant will not be purchased in the future for less.
By James Thieke on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 6:11 pm
With the rising cost of utilities for Gainesville residents, some have taken to living without the aid of established utility companies.
By Katherine Kallergis, Heather van Blokland, Rebekah Geier and Max Mattern on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Bob Hunzinger announced his resignation in a letter signed by him and Mayor Ed Braddy on Wednesday.