City Sites

Quick! What's the Web site for your state? You probably know, or at least have a vague idea. Now quick! What's the Web site for your city? You might not have any idea.

The only reason I know the Web site for my city is because they're very good about posting the holiday schedule for trash pickup. It may be a pedantic reason but it saves me a lot of time. The Internet isn't always flash-bang, you know; there's a lot of mundane but useful information being passed around.

If you don't know your city's Web site, try searching Google for it. Try “city of cityname”; for example "city of Mershon". If that doesn't work (and in this case it doesn't), try the name of the city, the name of the state, and the word “official.” In this case, a search ...

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