• COVID-19 TESTING will be boosted in Polk after county commissioners signaled Monday they would spend $10 million in federal CARES funds to make sure testing reaches under-served areas.
  • LAKELAND ELECTRIC on Monday resumed disconnecting customers with unpaid bills. Some customers thought they had until Monday to arrange a payment plan.
  • LAKELAND FIREFIGHTERS have retroactive pay raises and better health benefits under a contract approved by city commissioners Monday. (The online article still says “expected to approve” 15 hours after commissioners voted.) | Contract summary

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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