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Kids Cove Closing for Overhaul; Expected to Reopen by Memorial Day

As the city breaks ground on a new $1 million playground at Lakewood Park, the existing Kids Cove is closing on Oct. 2. The goal
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Lakewood Fallen Firefighter Memorial Slated to Take Place Oct. 9

The Lakewood Fire Department is hosting the Fallen Firefighter Memorial at noon on Oct. 9. The event is slated to take place at the memorial
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Halloween Trick-or-Treat set for Monday, October 31st

The City of Lakewood will observe Halloween Trick-or-Treating between the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. The city is offering these safety
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Chief Gilman, Mayor Summers Respond to Concerns Over Emergency Medical Care

Fire Chief Scott Gilman and Mayor Michael Summers are repudiating rumors in the community about emergency medical treatment in Lakewood. The pair hosted a press
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Lakewood Tax Department Warns Residents, Business Owners of Online Scam

The city of Lakewood is warning residents and business owners to be aware of someone claiming to work for the city’s Tax Department, requesting personal
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City of Lakewood Hosting Entry Level Firefighter Exam

The Lakewood Civil Service Commission will be conducting an examination for Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. at Garfield Middle
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Lakewood Receives ‘Auditor Of State Award With Distinction’ For Third Year Straight

For the third year in a row, the city of Lakewood has received the Auditor of State Award With Distinction for the its 2015 Comprehensive
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City Partners With Schools for New Tree Program

Leave a legacy – and keep the city’s school grounds green with trees. Residents can make a difference and give the gift that keeps on
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Prevent Burglaries, Thefts From Cars by Taking Some Simple Steps

Most of the petty crimes that occur in Lakewood are avoidable. The Lakewood Police Department is reminding residents to keep doors locked and keep valuable
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Lakewood Community Festival set for Saturday, September 10th at Madison Park

The 29th annual Lakewood Community Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Madison Park, 13029 Madison Avenue. 
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