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Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction

Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction

Florence business tells of hardships since town’s eviction by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune The owner of the local gun store for the last several years described the hardships on his business since Florence officials evicted him from a historic N. Main Street store […]

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Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning

Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning

Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Attorneys representing the town of Florence will investigate and possibly take legal action against Florence Copper for installing two new monitoring wells beyond its state land boundary. The town has refused […]

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Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety

Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety

Attorney says APS vouched for historic building’s safety by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Town officials knew a historic downtown store’s electrical system was safe but ordered it closed anyway, the owner’s attorney told the town’s new board of appeals Tuesday. The town had […]

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Florence says residential population growing

Florence says residential population growing

Florence says residential population growing by Mark Cowling | Florence Tribune & Blade Reminder New U.S. Census estimates show the Florence population dipped 2.6 percent from 2015 to 2016, but the town attributes this more to a fluctuating inmate population. The residential population is a different story, […]

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Florence Copper officials maintain in-situ operation safe

Florence Copper officials maintain in-situ operation safe

Florence Copper officials maintain in-situ operation safe by Kaly Nasiff | Cronkite News Arizona’s economy has been built historically on the five C’s: cotton, citrus, cattle, climate and copper. The state’s mining industry — Arizona makes up 65 percent of copper production in the United States — […]

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Residents split on whether to continue fighting Florence Copper

Residents split on whether to continue fighting Florence Copper

Residents split on whether to continue fighting Florence Copper by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune In the call to the public at Monday’s Florence Town Council meeting, citizens spoke both for and against the town continuing its expensive legal battle against Florence Copper. Douglas […]

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A different groundbreaking at the Windmill

A different groundbreaking at the Windmill

A different groundbreaking at the Windmill by Mark Cowling | PinalCentral Horses are part of the Windmill’s charm, so they were included on this special occasion. In a different sort of groundbreaking ceremony, Mayor Tara Walter gets ready to plow the field south of the Windmill Winery […]

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Florence residents want town to budget to fight area mine

Florence residents want town to budget to fight area mine

Florence residents want town to budget to fight area mine by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune As the town looks for cuts and ways to save in the new fiscal year budget, a few residents urged the council not to skimp on legal fees […]

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Town needs big capital projects despite tight budget

Town needs big capital projects despite tight budget by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune Town staff is now forecasting it will have $1 million less to spend in the new fiscal year, but continued its discussion with the Town Council of capital improvements it […]

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New board to hear appeals of Florence town actions

New board to hear appeals of Florence town actions

New board to hear appeals of Florence town actions by Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder & Blade Tribune A new board to hear appeals of how the town enforces its building and technical codes was created by the Florence Town Council in a special meeting Monday afternoon. […]

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