Streetscape

New sign may help promote Auburn

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urba ...

Streetscape in need of refinement

Re: Streetscape, among other things ... Having heard nothing since my letters of Aug. 14, 2010 and Oct. 9, 2010 to the Auburn City Council, I am going to be repetitive in my reque ...

Our View: Winter’s chill melts from our thankful hearts

The turkey is thawing, the sparkling cider is chilling, and you’re rubbing your hands because it’s freezing outside. But Thanksgiving is only a few hours away, and with it co ...

Up to $13,000 raised for City Council campaigns

The six candidates running for City Council have raised drastically different amounts for their individual campaigns. The candidates have also encountered a variety of issues as th ...

City must address street-level needs

Friday night my wife and I parked at my office location on Agnes Street to attend dinner Downtown and observe Cruise Nite. It was daylight when we left my office and we were able ...

Bridget Powers gets job done

I have known Bridget Powers for many years and I have never met such an ambitious woman so committed to her causes and projects. Bridget gets the job done. Whether she is runni ...

Auburn’s issues over breakfast

Auburn City Council candidates gave some background from their campaigns and spoke about some hot topics at a breakfast Friday. The Eggs & Issues Forum took place at 7:30 a.m. Fri ...

Our View: $8,000 engraving project frivolous

What could $8,000 pay for? Ask someone struggling in this economy and they could probably rattle off a list of necessities they can barely afford. But ask some Auburn City Coun ...

City approves $8,000 to engrave Downtown tiles

Several engravings in Central Square will come with an $8,000 price tag. In a 3-1 vote Monday night the Auburn Urban Development Authority, which is made up of Auburn’s City Cou ...

Graffiti, droppings not part of Auburn’s story

Streetscape phase 1 is about done. Visitors and residents will soon have a sense of the history of Auburn per the Auburn Journal on Aug. 9. Per Harvey Roper, “The concept was, ...