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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n46 (11/17/2011) » Section: Week in Review

Another Fracking Headache: Earthquakes

Last week, the online energy news site published a piece citing US government documents that suggest a link between hydraulic fracturing and increased frequency in earthquakes.

The Shrinking Central Library

The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library will spend about $1.7 million to renovate the mostly vacant second floor of the library, preparing it for use as offices and a multi-use meeting space, according to minutes of the library’s board of trustees.

Erie County Officials Investigate "Artvoice-gate"

Erie County’s director of real estate, Michelle Mazzone, and senior contracts administrator/FOIL officer Edward Delaney called Artvoice Monday morning to explain that they were continuing an investigation into the disappearance of 200 copies of the weekly paper that had been distributed to the county’s Rath Building on Thursday, November 3. In that week’s paper, we published editor Geoff Kelly’s cover story: an assessment of Erie County Executive Chris Collins’s first (and, as it turns out, last) term.

Odds and Ends

A week after the 2011 election, next year’s political season is already heating up. But we’ll get into that in future issues. In the meantime…

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

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