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Briefs (Construction in Aspen restricted during Food & Wine Classic; City to hold wildfire prep meeting)

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Construction restricted during Food & Wine Classic

Construction work in Aspen is restricted for the Food & Wine Classic on June 20 and 21. Construction crews on projects located in the Central Resort Area are not permitted to do any interior or exterior work on those days. Projects outside that area can continue under regular regulations. A map of the Central Resort Area is available at http://www.aspenpitkin.com/Portals/0/docs/City/engineering/cra%20map_121911.pdf.

For more information, call 970-920-5080 or visit http://www.aspen pitkin.com/Departments/Engineering.

City to hold wildfire awareness and preparation meeting

The city of Aspen, Pitkin County and Aspen Fire Protection District are hosting a wildfire awareness and preparation night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Aspen Fire Station on the third floor.

“Ready, Set, Go!” will feature a keynote speaker, information about preparation, free wildfire property assessments, fire-resistant tree species, evacuation, high-risk neighborhoods in Aspen, mitigation and more. Food and free giveaways will be offered. For more information, contact Aspen Fire at 970-925-5532.