ELECTRICITY: Reduced capacity at one generator and scheduled maintenance at another mean Lakeland Electric will need to purchase power from other utilities this month to meet demands. Estimated cost is $1.2 million.
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BORN & BREAD: Jennifer Smurr talks with reporter Eric Pera about the passion for artisanal bread that drove her to found Born & Bread Bakehouse, which recently expanded its hours.

PARKING METERS: Parking pay stations in the Main Street Garage and two downtown lots (Munn Park, Kentucky near Mitchell’s) are being replaced. The new stations, similar to ones used in Tampa, require drivers to enter their license plate number.

ARIANA SIDEWALK: County commissioners have accepted federal funding for a 1.5-mile sidewalk to be built next year along Ariana Street between South Wabash Avenue and Lotus Avenue.

MARIJUANA: Lakeland resident Morgan Haas has established Rainy Day Foundation (website), a nonprofit that helps pay for medical marijuana treatment prescribed to people with disabilities.

Source: The Ledger

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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