Archive for Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Annunciation Church to have St. Pat’s Day dinner tonight
March 17, 2015
Irish stew dinner returns to Annunciation Parish
Face to Face: Bobbi Jo Halford
March 17, 2015
Face to Face in a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to the people who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Bobbi Jo Halford.
Douglas County to have townhall meeting on jail expansion
March 17, 2015
Douglas County is inviting the public to participate in the first of a series of town hall meetings to solicit feedback on a proposed county jail expansion and the construction of a mental health crisis intervention center. The meeting will run from 6-7:30 p.m. March 23 in the commission chambers at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St.
Baldwin City council hears updates on quality-of-life projects
March 17, 2015
As it starts work on its 2016 capital improvement plan, the Baldwin City Council heard updates Monday on two long-discussed quality-of-life projects, the Mary Swan Theater at the Lumberyard Arts Center and a community center.
Proposed Baldwin City littering ordinance draws criticism
March 17, 2015
The Baldwin City Council approved Monday the first reading of an ordinance that makes it a municipal offense to litter. The ordinance defines littering as disposing of trash on public property and as transporting loose materials that can blow from a vehicle or truck.
Valuation notices sent out to Douglas County property owners
March 17, 2015
Baldwin City officials are hoping to see a reversal of a recent trend with the Douglas County Appraiser’s Office mailing 2015 change in valuations notices March 1 to county property owners. Specifically, city officials want to see the city’s overall property evaluation increase and put an end to five years of stagnation or decline that began with the start of the recession in 2008.