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Restroom demolition to cause lane closures at Heartwell Park

A demolition project at Heartwell Park will cause lane closures in the area on Monday, Feb. 21. The park’s restroom is scheduled to be demolished, which will cause closures for the west lane of California Avenue from Lakeside Drive to Forest Boulevard and the south lane of Lakeside Drive from Pine Avenue to California Avenue. The work is scheduled…

Storm sewer cleaning may affect 7th Street traffic

A storm sewer cleaning project may temporarily reduce traffic lanes on part of 7th Street from Feb. 7-11. Johnson Service Company will be cleaning and inspecting storm sewer on 7th Street between Lexington Avenue and East Side Boulevard from 8:30 a.m. to dusk each day during the project. Cones and barricades will be in use as needed, and traffic may…

Tax preparation services unavailable at library

The Hastings Public Library will not have tax preparation services available for this year’s tax season. In previous years, HPL has worked with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to provide on-site assistance to the community, but challenges with staff and volunteer availability have unfortunately hindered efforts to provide these services in 2022. HPL will…

Library expands PIXLab hours, walk-in availability

The Hastings Public Library has expanded its PIXLab makerspace hours and is now allowing for walk-in sessions. As of Jan. 31, the PIXLab has the following availability: Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The PIXLab will…

NDEE to host Construction Storm Water webinar

Contractors and developers are invited to attend an online Construction Storm Water Permit webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 8. The Construction Storm Water (CSW) event is intended for individuals who are seeking coverage under the General CSW permit issued by the NDEE. The webinar begins at 10 a.m., and the first hour will be a series of three 20 minute presentations…