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Michaels craft store on schedule for Nov. 16 North Auburn opening

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is poised to open a new store in North Auburn. The grand opening date will be Nov. 16, with a ribbon-cu ...

Wal-Mart makes key move to start North Auburn build

A corner of two major North Auburn streets is going big. While a key step in its North Auburn store construction plans was being made Friday by Wal-Mart Stores, work was progressi ...

Big-box store battle will test Auburn’s resolve

Which came first – the first big-box retail store, or residents angry that such a store will unravel the community’s environmental, economic and social fabric? The two seem t ...

Hints of local Trader Joe’s tantalize town

The rumors won’t die. The storefront is still empty. Prospective customers and business neighbors are hopeful. That’s the situation more than three months after the initial sw ...