Bill Kirby

Council confrontation shocks residents

Tensions were high at the Auburn City Council meeting Monday night as one councilman cursed at another, shocking residents in attendance. While discussing how they each felt abou ...

Who is Auburn’s next mayor?

The most likely candidates for Auburn mayor are already lined up. Tuesday residents voted incumbents Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Kevin Hanley back into their City Council seat ...

Our View: Election’s over, but hard work is just beginning

Most of the votes have been counted. The races have been settled. Concession and congratulatory calls have been made. Campaign signs are down. The 2010 general election is in the ...

Council debates renaming airport field

Community members shared their thoughts Monday on recognizing those who lived and fought during World War II. Monday night’s City Council agenda included an item presented by Cou ...

Restaurant seating in Old Town park will continue

An Auburn Old Town restaurant will keep its outdoor seating. The Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to give Alexandra Hastings-Carnahan, owner of Tsuda’s Old Tow ...

Chief: Auburn at low risk for San Bruno-type tragedy

There is small risk of Auburn experiencing the kind of gas-fueled fire the residents of San Bruno confronted on Sept. 9. In a briefing to the Auburn City Council Monday night, Aubu ...

City approves $8,000 to engrave Downtown tiles

Several engravings in Central Square will come with an $8,000 price tag. In a 3-1 vote Monday night the Auburn Urban Development Authority, which is made up of Auburn’s City Cou ...

City approves $17,000 for wastewater study

The city of Auburn is spending $17,000 on a study that will determine whether it is feasible and cost-effective to regionalize its wastewater treatment plant. The study is being c ...

Wages presented, animals barred

Auburnites will now be able to see the wages for every city employee, including elected officials. In a 5-0 vote at Monday night’s City Council meeting, council members approved ...

Outdoor permit approved

A business owner’s permit for outdoor seating has been continued for 60 days. July 8 the city granted Alexandra Hastings-Carnahan, owner of Tsuda’s Old Town Eatery, a temporar ...

City historian duties declared

A new set of duties for the Auburn City Historian and another year of the Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee were approved Monday night. Auburn City Council members vot ...

City no longer relaxed on temporary signs

Temporary business signs will no longer decorate Auburn streets. In a four-to-one vote Monday night, City Council decided to discontinue the relaxation of temporary sign regulatio ...

Temporary art in square?

The future of artwork in Central Square is still unknown. City Council encouraged the Auburn Arts Commission Monday night to consider sending out a call to artists for temporary a ...

Updated list for Auburn moviegoers

The Auburn Movie Night film list is official. The 1984 Goldie Hawn movie, “Protocol,” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark” are replacing the films “Phenomenon” and “Cars. ...

Street party in works

Auburnites will soon be able to attend a free party for a great cause. The party, which is tentatively set for Sept. 18, would be a themed extravaganza to help raise funds for the ...