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Monday, June 15, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 13:39:00

Big trouble in Little Italy: Sierra Club joins Central Ark. Water in opposing incorporation

Last week, Central Arkansas Water, the utility which manages Lake Maumelle and provides water service to Little Rock and other communities, announced it would fight the incorporation. Now, the Sierra Club and the Coalition of Greater Little Rock Neighborhoods are also urging Pulaski County to deny Little Italy's petition and asking the Little Rock City Board to adopt a resolution in opposition.

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 07:44:48

Saline County growth: Suburban comfort

Interesting reportorial remark in an article in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today on Benton's hope to improve its image with a new convention center: Saline County could have become economically stressed after the reduction of its major industry [aluminum], but during that period the county’s population began to swell as it became a bedroom community for people looking for comfortable suburban homes to complement their urban jobs.

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