When local news happens, you want to know fast. If you’re like many people, you can’t wait until tomorrow’s newspaper to find out about a building fire down the block or a road closure that might impact your commute to work. For breaking news alerts in your specific neighborhood, there is no better service to check out than Nixle.
By tapping into the public databases for municipal and community-oriented groups across the country, Nixle has found a way to deliver breaking news alerts instantly to your e-mail inbox or cell phone—without forcing you to wait for the nightly newscast to report on the story. After signing up for the free service and entering your home or work address, users can see a list of recent events and ongoing issues in their specific neighborhood. Based on reports from police and fire departments, city government groups, and other outreach organizations, Nixle’s online updates cover everything from missing person alerts, to health advisories, and even reports on recently-made arrests.
Because Nixle’s alerts are location-based, you won’t waste time sifting through news stories that aren’t relevant to your local area. And since Nixle gets its information from credible and recognizable municipal sources, there’s no need to worry about the accuracy or legitimacy of the reports. We would definitely recommend Nixle to anyone looking for a better way to stay up-to-date on what’s really going on in their local community.
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