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Hastings Fire and Rescue trains for crash response

Hastings Fire and Rescue spent part of National EMS Week brushing up on skills that could save you or a loved one after a crash. Firefighters spent Wednesday morning training on vehicle extrication techniques, which is the process of removing a vehicle from around a person who has been involved in a motor vehicle collision, when conventional means…

Fisher Fountain driveway open as work continues

The driveway and utility drop box near Fisher Fountain are back open to drivers as renovations and repairs for the fountain continue. Crews may need to close the driveway temporarily between now and the project’s completion, but closures should only last around one hour each. The project to repair and restore the fountain began in February. It includes…

Hastings Museum expanding hours for summer

The Hastings Museum is expanding its public hours just in time for summer. Beginning on May 24, the museum will be open to the public during the following hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 1 – 6 p.m. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Memorial Day on May 31, and will be closed…

Water main replacement underway in portions of city

The Hastings Utilities Department is overseeing the installation of new water mains in two residential areas. VanKirk Bros. Contracting is currently installing a new 8-inch water main on New York Avenue and Garfield Avenue from A Street to B Street. The work will not cause any street closures, but drivers should be aware of possible traffic cones around…

City removes mask requirements in city buildings

The City of Hastings is suspending mask requirements in its city buildings after new COVID-19 guidance was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The change is effective immediately and will apply to all city facilities including City Hall, Hastings Public Library, Hastings Museum, the Hastings Utilities Department, the Hastings…