DONNA HOWELL

History steeped Auburn home now on National Register

  A house rich in history, the 118-year-old Irene Burns Home on the edge of Downtown Auburn has gained National Register of Historic Places status. Owner Donna Howell wasted ...

Historic Downtown Auburn Firehouse No. 1 rededicated

  Restored lovingly by volunteers over the last decade, Auburn’s “other” historic firehouse took its turn in the spotlight Friday. Built in 1888, Firehouse ...

Reader Input: Homeless zones inspire concern

I am concerned about the idea of homeless zones in Auburn (“Commission OKs limiting year-round homeless shelters to industrial areas,” Journal, March 8). In the 40 ye ...

Mike Holmes a man of action

Because of increased vandalism on Boardman Street four neighbors requested another streetlight be installed on a dark area of the street. After paying our installation fee to the ...

Streetscape ideas getting too big

I have been attending the Streetscape committee meetings as an observer. I am disappointed that more members of the public have not attended. No more funds will be available for s ...

Welcome to ‘Clutter Corner’

I am responding to the letter to the editor suggesting that “Central Square” be called a “plaza,” (Journal, April 4). Historically, the “plaza” is the “square” in ...

Streetscape concept of limited value

It is nice of the Auburn Journal to ask for our opinion on the Streetscape (Our View, June 10). I don’t recall the city asking for our input. We have two factions at work here. ...