News Tribune, Jan. 15, 1974 Duluth’s first device capable of filtering asbestiform particles from drinking water was installed yesterday in the West Duluth Fire Hall at Cody Street and Central Avenue. Filtered water will be available for the public 24 hours a day. Duluth’s 15-hour limit to on-street parking and its front yard prohibition for off-street parking drew critical reaction from some City Council members yesterday. The 15-hour restriction, which forces a vehicle to be moved daily, was called counterproductive to energy conservation measures.
News Tribune, Jan. 15, 1994 The Fitgers on the Lake investment group yesterday completed the purchase of the Fitger’s Brewery Complex. Paul Vesterstein, president of the group, said his company is familiar with the area’s retail business and sensitive to the needs of the complex’s retailers. Tom Sawyer, 62, retired a few weeks ago after driving about 1.2 million miles for the Duluth Transit Authority and its predecessor, the Duluth-Superior Transit Authority. Sawyer was the last active Twin Ports driver to have driven the electric trolley buses.
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