City of Lincoln

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

Regional sewer facility cost-efficient

During these difficult times there has been a cry for government entities to become more efficient and resourceful in how they use the taxpayers’ precious dollars. Locally, one c ...

Police and fire did a wonderful job at the tanker fire

When a local emergency such as last week’s tanker fire incident occurs, we depend on our public-safety personnel to respond to the scene, do what is necessary to control the situ ...

Ruffalo: It’s time to get real about our real money crisis

While trying to find that last piece of dark meat to complete the umpteenth turkey sandwich, it occurs to me despite all of the paring and carving we’ve seen from our various gov ...

Wastewater talks look good for Auburn

It wasn’t that long ago that a deal such as the one I’m about to tell you about would have caused trepidation — at least — for the city of Auburn. But because the village h ...

Auburn springs to life with plans, public projects

This past month the Auburn City Council has moved forward on a number of important issues. We reacted quickly to the news that Lake Clementine in the Auburn State Recreation Area ...

Multiple projects abuzz in Auburn

There has been some confusion about the role of city commissions and committees over the past few weeks. I want to set the record straight. The city has a number of advisory bodie ...