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Grant gets ball rolling on sewers

March 16, 2012

    The long-awaited grant of nearly $2.3 million to finally bring new sanitary sewers to Pleasant Mills, Roe Acres, Monmouth, Bobo, and Arcadia Village has finally been received by the Regional Sewer District (RSD), according to Berry Scherer of the RSD and Ben Adams of Commonwealth Engineering.     
    Adams and Scherer told Adams County Commissioners this week that the total project cost is $4.51 million, leaving approximately $2.481 million needed to finish the project.

Thursday’s 79 here topped normal high by 31 degrees!

March 16, 2012

    Although spring doesn't officially begin until next Tuesday, you can't tell by the weather conditions.
    The temperature topped out at a stunning 79 degrees on Thursday at the Decatur weather station — and no immediate end to the warm spell is expected!
    Normal highs for this time of the year are 48, which Thursday's high here topped by a whopping 31 degrees! Normal lows are 28.

NA athletic fund taking shape

March 16, 2012

    The formation of a not-for-profit athletic foundation that would allow the school district to raise private funds for athletic department endeavors is taking shape, members of the North Adams school board learned at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.

All at SA high will get laptops

March 16, 2012

    Every high school student at South Adams will soon be getting a laptop computer for school use.
    The one-to-one laptop program moved forward at a meeting on Tuesday when school board members approved a four-year lease agreement with Medical and Municipal Funding to purchase 420 computers.
    Additionally, 100 computers will be purchased to replace some of the computers in a lab at the middle school.

Iconic train car at the Back 40 is razed

March 16, 2012

    The Back 40 Junction, which has been in business for approximately 60 years, is unfortunately losing a piece of its well-known vintage decor as the executive railroad car, located on the north side of the restaurant, is being dismantled and removed this week.
    Clete Miller, the original proprietor of the historic attraction, said that back when he was establishing the restaurant he heard of a railroad company in Garrett that rented the railroad cars for weddings and celebrations, similar to the Trolley Cars in Fort Wayne.

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    The three county golf teams met up at Cross Creek on Wednesday night playing...
    Tonight the Squaws host non-conference foes Northrop at the Teepee starting...

 

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