[Source: Harold Kitching, Casa Grande Valley Newspapers] -- First-place and finalist awards for outstanding Main Street projects were handed out at the beginning of Monday night's City Council meeting. Three other projects were nominated but didn't make the cut during the statewide Main Street cities competition. "This is the time of year that's really exciting for us because we get awarded for a lot of the projects that have happened in the Main Street district," Executive Director Marge Jantz told the council.
"Each year we get to compete with 15 other Arizona Main Street candidates. This year we submitted nine nominations. We received six awards; three were first place and three were finalists. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]