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Additional room at shelters open in anticipation of cold weather

Gainesville homeless shelters are providing cold night shelter service as nightly temperatures drop this winter. Grace Marketplace and St. Francis House, which provide services for the local homeless community, will serve additional persons in need of shelter Monday through Wednesday night in anticipation of expected temperatures of 30 to 40 …

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Gainesville’s noise ordinance debate continues to bring tension between Gainesville city officials and neighbors

Gainesville city commissioners unanimously decided Thursday against hiring a consultant to look over its noise ordinance. Gainesville Police Lt. Lisa Scott has said in the city, “the No. 1 complaint will be noise.” The complaints over the sound of loud cars and concerts in the downtown area remain. Gainesville has …

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