Michael Colantuono

Aeolia Drive resident may win partial reprieve from $11,600 fine

A man who owes the city more than $11,000 in property citations may only have to pay $600 after a City Council decision Monday night. After a long debate with no resolution, the A ...

Wage change debate draws crowd

Local contractors spoke out Monday night against a potential change in city policy that they say could jeopardize their living. At the end of the discussion one City Council memb ...

City Council talks medical marijuana

Auburn is getting ready to impose fines to discourage medical marijuana dispensaries. In a 4-1 vote Monday night the Auburn City Council approved the first reading of an ordinanc ...

Planning Commission says Herdal the best

The Auburn Planning Commission thinks Herdal Drive is the best way to get into the potential 790-home Baltimore Ravine development, despite some neighbors disagreeing. In a 2-0 v ...

Cell tower continued again

Borland Avenue residents and business owners still don’t know if a 78-foot monopine cell phone tower will rise in their neighborhood. The Auburn City Council continued the topic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fewer dollars for city clerk

Auburn’s city clerk will make less money starting in December 2012. City Council voted Monday night to lower the city clerk’s salary from $270 a month to $200. The clerk’s s ...

City fights for an alley

A no-name alley off Knoll Street in Auburn is the subject lawsuit against the city. Ron Fischer is the plaintiff in the case, Fischer vs. the city of Auburn. He’s determined to ...

Family will pay $12,000 for pitbull’s life

An Auburn pitbull owner and his family are willing to pay $12,000 if they can keep one of their dogs alive. But, if one of Daniel Coverston’s four pitbulls that attacked a teen ...