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Fremont Avenue between Battlefield and Sunset will be closed for two weeks beginning Friday, March 8.  City Utilities will continue relocating electric lines in preparation for the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Improvement Project, planned for 2020.

The road will be closed in phases.  Starting at 9 Friday morning, Fremont will be closed for a week between the mall entrance and Sunset, allowing access to the mall from the south.  Phase two will close Fremont between Battlefield and the mall access for a week, allowing entrance to the mall from the north. 

Chloe O'Neill

Springfield City Council began discussion of proposed changes of the city’s zoning ordinance Tuesday to address medical marijuana.  Missouri voters last November approved Amendment 2, which allows regulated use, including the cultivation, testing, manufacturing and sale.

Michele Skalicky

If you’re not yet registered to vote and you want to cast a ballot in the April 2nd General Municipal Election, you have until tomorrow to register.

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Springfield voters will head back to the ballot box on April 2, 2019 for municipal elections.

The Neighborhood Advisory Council is hosting two forums where voters can pose questions to candidates for City Council.

The two forums featuring City Council candidates are:

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