The Eagle Tribune article by Zach Church and Mark E. Vogler The federal government has declared the city block that burned this week a disaster area, making businesses, homeowners and renters eligible for financial help. Mayor Michael Sullivan said he received word yesterday of the decision that makes loans of up to $1 million available for businesses that received heavy damage in the blaze, which happened early Monday morning, destroying nine buildings. To read the rest of this article, please click here.