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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Dubuque Receives Results of Additional PFAS Testing

The City of Dubuque recently received the results of additional testing of its drinking water and additional water wells for the presence of PFAS, long-lasting, manmade chemicals known as per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances.

The City of Dubuque recently received the results of additional testing of its drinking water and additional water wells for the presence of PFAS, long-lasting, manmade chemicals known as per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances.? 

This testing follows...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

City Accepting Applications and Seeking Volunteers for Snow Shoveling Assistance Program

The City of Dubuque is accepting applications and seeking volunteers for DBQ Shovel Crew, a volunteer-based snow shoveling assistance program.

The program pairs volunteers with residents who are physically and financially unable to remove snow and ice from the sidewalk adjacent to their property and do not have other resources to clear it such as neighbors, friends, or a hired service.To qualify...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

Cold weather has arrived, which likely means your home’s heating system will be working overtime. If you’re concerned about affording your utility bills through the season, apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Dubuque Scores 95% on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has issued its 2022 Municipal Equality Index (MEI), a ranking of municipalities across the country based on how inclusive cities’ laws, policies, and services are of LGBTQ+ people. Dubuque earned a score of 95 out of 100.

Since 2012, the HRC has issued the annual Municipal Equality Index, ranking cities on a scale from zero to 100 based on 49 criteria covering non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement, and the City leader...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Delivering Dubuque: Arts & Culture

The growth of a community is empowered by diverse, accessible arts and cultural experiences. In this episode of Delivering Dubuque, Mayor Cavanagh discusses how our community has come together to inclusively weave the arts into everyday life in Dubuque.

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