The Rogers School District is starting off the new school year with a new emergency radio system that will put staff at all the schools in direct contact with 911 dispatch, as well as the police and fire departments.
On Wednesday, the Rogers School District cut the ribbon on its 16th elementary school. Fairview Elementary, which will start the year with about 560 students, is located in the southwest portion of the city.
The Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce is holding several public meetings this month to gather input for Vision 100, which aims to create a plan for both cities in anticipation of reaching a population of 100,000 in less than 15 years. Residents, workers and business owners can also fill out an online survey.