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Hastings Public Library to put on Bridgerton Tea for new season

The Hastings Public Library is putting on a Bridgerton themed tea party at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22. The program will include discussions of the Bridgerton book and TV series, related activities, and how to put on an English tea with food and drinks from What the Dickens Bakery. For ages 18 and older, those that wish to join will need to register…

Hastings Utilities warns of scam attempts

Utility scam attempts are on the rise and the Hastings Utilities Department wants customers to be aware of the latest way scammers are trying to get money or personal information. The department is continuing to receive reports about calls to customers telling them that they have overpaid for their utilities and are entitled to a refund. The caller…

Development Services to begin four-day work week

To better meet the needs of the construction industry, the City of Hastings Development Services Department will go to a four-day work week beginning Monday, June 3.  “During the spring, summer, and fall, our partners in construction usually work between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. or longer,” Development Services Director Chad Bunger said. “We are making this…

Battle of the Badges blood drive set for June 6

Hastings’ first responders are once again turning the need for blood donations into a friendly competition. Hastings Fire and Rescue and Hastings Police Department will be competing in the sixth-annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Thursday, June 6.  The 2023 Hastings Competition was won by Hastings Fire and Rescue, 55 to 40 units.  "We look…

Stretch of West A Street to close May 31 for water main

A Street between Boston and New York avenues will be closed 8 a.m. to noon May 31, for the cleaning of a new water main.