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Zoning Ordinance sees first reading
After some eight years, the City of Metropolis Zoning Ordinance had its first reading before the Metropolis City Council Monday. The topic brought a question from the audience seeking clarification...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fornes retires, Stratemeyer is sworn in
Massac County State’s Attorney’s office has undergone a bit of transition and has welcomed a new face. The new face is that of Josh Stratemeyer, whom Massac County Clerk John Taylor swore in as the...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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County considers higher building permit fines
Changes could be coming for Massac County’s building permit ordinance, which was a topic of conversation between the commissioners and Massac County Supervisor of Assessments Gary Hamm during Tuesd...
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FMSP site of Civil War event on Saturday
Press Release Metropolis Tourism and Fort Massac State Park will host a Civil War Commemoration Saturday at at the park. Lectures on various Civil War topics, a mock recruitment and other time peri...
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County, city are Storm Ready
Massac County may not be storm-proof, but Tuesday morning, Massac County and Metropolis were officially recognized as being “Storm Ready.” The certification application was approved several weeks a...
Sep 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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River adventure raises funds, honors Burt
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Ian Davis, of Green Tree, Pa., near Pittsburgh, has taken a long journey down the Ohio River with his 10 and one-half month old Br...
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City Council makes quick work of agenda
The Metropolis City Council held its regular meeting Monday, moving quickly through a short agenda. Alderman David Daugherty was absent from Monday’s meeting. The council: • Adopted a resolution fo...
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Honeywell, DOE decide not to pursue LiPF6 plant
Press Release As of last week, Honeywell has announced its plans to construct a build a full-scale lithium battery plant is no longer feasible and would not be coming to Metropolis. According to Ho...
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MMH, Orthopedic Institute join forces
Massac Memorial Hospital and the Orthopedic Institute of Paducah have joined forces to hopefully bring a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery treatment center to Metropolis. According to Bill Hartle...
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Disability has not stopped Fritz from gardening, giving
When people drive past 1020 Ferry St., they may notice a good-looking garden located in the backyard. What they may not know is the garden was dug and planted by Carl Fritz, 71, of Metropolis on hi...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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