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Longtime city clerk challenged in November race

A longtime incumbent in the position of Auburn city clerk has some competition coming up in the Nov. 6 electon. If reelected, Joseph Labrie will have been Auburn's city clerk for t ...

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

Two elected spots safe for now

The possibility of taking two elected positions off the ballot was tossed back and forth Monday night. And residents have one more chance to comment on the final draft of a potenti ...

City set to discuss option for charter status

The city of Auburn is considering charter status, and some residents are concerned about how the city is going about it and what it will mean for citizens. Councilman Kevin Hanle ...

Our View: Out with the old positions we don’t need

It’s a new year and there’s no better time to apply the familiar saying, “Out with the old and in with the new” when it comes to some of the elected positions in Auburn. V ...

Is elected treasurer necessary?

Recent debate about the 2012 reduction in the Auburn city clerk’s salary have sparked questions about why the city treasurer’s salary is not being reduced. Several officials a ...

City clerk’s minutes’ change dangerous

The article of Dec. 15 regarding the attempt of city clerk Joe Labrie to edit and alter the contents of the minutes of the Oct. 25 City Council meeting to further his agenda or opi ...

City clerk debate continues

Residents have differing opinions about whether or not the city of Auburn should have an elected city clerk and city treasurer, and a City Council vote helped spur on the debate. ...

Ruffalo: Could the water be affecting City Council?

As is probably the case with many of you gentle readers, I’m starting to wonder if some mind-altering drug has been slipped into the drinking water over at Auburn’s City Hall. ...

City clerk’s assertions raise questions

In reference to the top front-page story in the Auburn Journal, Oct. 28, “City clerk claims cut unfair”, with no malice to Mr. (Joe) Labrie: Is it true that Joe Labrie’s sa ...