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Council weighs in on short-term stays in Auburn

Travelers may soon have a slew of options when it comes to finding lodging in the city of Auburn. Council members approved the first reading of proposed changes to the city’ ...

Reader input: Community support makes Auburn great

On Sept. 21, amid a sea of camouflage, we said goodbye to one of Auburn’s sons. Harvey Roper was husband, father, son, brother, a hunter, a joker, a civic leader and a friend ...

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Another View: Harvey Roper’s legacy a noble gift of service to a grateful community

Bad news travels fast in our era of social media and wrist phones. I learned about the passing of Harvey Roper in a text from my son early last Saturday morning as the news scorche ...

Meddler Report -- Sept. 16

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Harvey Roper remembered for community service

Community and business leader Harvey Roper will be remembered Sunday with a celebration of his life in Auburn. Roper, 58, died Friday during a bow-hunting trip to Idaho. The cele ...

Community mourns loss of Harvey Roper

One of Auburn business, civic leaders dies on hunting trip A steadily growing collection of flowers outside Roper’s Jewelers in Downtown Auburn on Saturday paid tribute to ...

Another View: Council bears responsibility for fiscal woes

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” Cartoonist Walt Kelly’s “Pogo” character uttered this phrase in his 1971 Earth Day strip, and it can easily be ...

Another View: Volunteerism makes Auburn more dynamic

It was 7:40 a.m., a little too bright and early, last Sunday when I parked my car near St. Luke’s Church and heard from the interior of 1937 Historic City Hall at Central Squ ...

People, history memorialized in Central Square

Auburn will be asked to continue the preservation of its cultural heritage when the City Council convenes Monday night.  Council members will hear recommendations from the St ...