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The Next Phase of St. John’s Heritage Preservation

Two recent demolitions of impressive historic properties — the Salvation Army buildings on Springdale Street and the Quinnipiac on Winter Place — have shocked and distressed heritage advocates.
Written by Dave Lane at 10:40

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We Can Save Richmond Cottage Together

This is not a sentence to demolition, it's an opportunity to find a new owner for this incredible heritage property.
Written by Dave Lane at 10:40

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It’s Time to Change the Way City Hall Writes Its Budgets. Here’s How.

In December, City Council announced its next three-year budget and much of the information (tax hikes and service cuts) was totally unexpected by the citizens of St. John’s.
Written by Dave Lane at 15:00
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Why St. John's Budget Was So Insane This Year

The City of St. John’s City Council just released a pretty intense budget. I’m one of the guys on that Council, so I want to explain what happened.
Written by Dave Lane at 18:11
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Why I Voted Against St. John's 2016 Budget

Our budget was a tough one, and caught many people and groups off guard. Our communications lockdown in the final weeks shook my confidence in our fiscal decisions.
Written by Dave Lane at 19:45

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