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City: ‘Every available resource’ at work clearing streets after ‘unprecedented’ snowfall

Beware of dropping temperatures

With more than 20 inches of snow on the ground in Prescott as of 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, the city’s street crews have now move on to clearing secondary residential streets.

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Snowstorm prompts declaration of emergency by City of Prescott

With 12 inches of snow already accumulated on the ground before 1 p.m., and the condition of area roads “degrading” rapidly, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli signed an emergency proclamation Thursday, Feb. 21.

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Storm forecast puts Prescott on watch with snowfall of 15 to 27 inches predicted

Precipitation expected to begin Wednesday night

In what could turn out to be near record-setting snowfall this week, the City of Prescott is assembling a response arsenal that includes snowplows, backhoes, dump trucks, and possibly an emergency operations center.

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Prescott street crews mobilize for expected one-two punch of snow events

Even as the City of Prescott’s street crews were “mopping up” after the Sunday night/Monday morning snowfall, they were looking ahead to another even larger snow event later this week.

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116-year-old Sam Hill Warehouse draws new purchase offer

Could put wrinkle in Hotel Garden Inn project

The historic Sam Hill Warehouse — a key component of the recently approved hotel deal in downtown Prescott — apparently has more than one interested buyer.

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City, developer differ on amount of open space at Point of Rocks

Granite Dells project now headed to public review

Closed-door negotiations reportedly have fallen short by about one-half on advocates’ preservation goals for the iconic Point of Rocks in the heart of the Granite Dells.

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Downtown location is must for City Hall, says commission

Downtown Prescott and city hall apparently are inseparable.

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City Council authorizes litigation against opioid manufacturers

Making “big pharma” pay for impacts that the opioid epidemic has had on Prescott is the aim of a lawsuit that was endorsed by the Prescott City Council this week.

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After 7 years, Prescott Community Garden closes

The time to plant has ended at the Prescott Community Gardens, and not without some heartbreak.

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Prescott City Council mulls litigation over damages from opioid epidemic

Potential ‘economic harms’ could approach $20 million

An opioid epidemic that has hit Prescott “particularly hard” could lead the Prescott City Council to join a litigation effort aimed at making the responsible drug manufacturers pay damages.

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