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Gainesville City Commission Votes to Seek Help and More Information on Broadband Options

The commission dispatched Mayor Lauren Poe to send letters to local municipalities, the Alachua County Commission, the University of Florida and Sante Fe College, and the Alachua County School District to see if they wish to partner with the city in the effort.

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Newberry To Enter 30 Year Solar Power Agreement With Florida Municipal Power Agency

Newberry has agreed to purchase one megawatt of solar power from the Florida Municipal Power Agency, enough to power about 5% of the city's total energy consumption. Two years ago, the city was approached for a similar project by the same company, but decided against participating. This time, technological improvements and reductions in the cost of solar panels made the project much more feasible and attractive to the city.

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Waldo Celebrates Grand Opening of New Library

The city of Waldo welcomed locals to its newly renovated, 8100 square-foot branch library Saturday. The former Dollar General building was purchased four years ago and converted to replace the city's 23-year-old library.

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‘Spinning Its Wheels’: City-County Discussion Over Cabot-Koppers Superfund Site Redevelopment Stalls

The Alachua County Commission and the Gainesville City Commission held a joint meeting Monday to discuss potential development ideas for the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site and the Eighth Avenue and Waldo corridor, but no plans were approved.

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