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HFR Housing Ceremony/Open House set for Friday

The Hastings community is invited to come share the tradition of welcoming a new apparatus to Hastings Fire and Rescue’s fleet, while honoring the department’s newest Fire Apparatus Operators. Community members will also get a chance to explore the station with an open house. Firefighters will hold a housing ceremony for their new Quint 1 apparatus…

Restrooms closed at Chautauqua Park, Heartwell Park

Restrooms at some Hastings parks are closing temporarily due to recent vandalism. The restrooms at Chautauqua Park and Heartwell Park will close over the weekend, and Hastings Parks and Recreation staff will determine if they can be reopened on Monday. The daily vandalism is causing biohazard risks for staff and park visitors. Visitors are urged to…

Crosswalk painting project to cause lane closures

Driving lanes will be limited as crews work to paint crosswalks along Burlington Avenue. Beginning on Monday, Aug. 2, the Hastings Street Department will be painting crosswalks between 2nd Street and 16th Street on Burlington Avenue during the early-morning hours between 2-7 a.m. The work is expected to continue through Aug. 6, weather permitting. Drivers…

Aquacourt to limit hours as end of pool season nears

The Hastings Aquacourt will begin decreasing its hours of operation due to limited staff as the pool season comes to a close. Regular hours are typically noon to 8 p.m. seven days a week for the Main Pool, Wave Pool and Lazy River. Beginning on Saturday, July 31, hours will be changed according to staff availability, and the following limitations will…

Hastings Utilities Department warns of scam attempts

Scammers are once again disguising themselves as the Hastings Utilities Department, and customers are asked to be aware of these attempts to get their money or personal information. The department reported that an automated call is warning customers that their utilities will be disconnected within 30 minutes unless immediate payment is provided. The…